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    Archive for November, 2016

    Norton Bootable Recovery Tool is available

    November 30th, 2016 by

    I’m not a big Norton/Symantec fan, but this tool looks like it belongs in any tech support toolkit. Norton Bootable Recovery Tool

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    Deutche Telecom routers infected by Mirai botnet

    November 30th, 2016 by

    Upgraded Mirai botnet disrupts Deutsche Telekom by infecting routers

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    San Francisco Rail System Hacker Hacked

    November 29th, 2016 by

    Now hackers hack each other! Love it!! San Francisco Rail System Hacker Hacked

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    “Toymaster” released Security Mailet Volume 16 Number 48

    November 27th, 2016 by

    Security Mailer V16#48 Part 1 browser Pale Moon updated Cisco Advisories; Linux updates Microsoft .NET Framework rollups explained Sans entries; VM Ware Advisories Part 2 NET Framework – Microsoft blog explaining the new rollup updates for .NET Framework Radware – PDF from Radware explaining the Marai botnet threat

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    “Be careful out there! “Practice Safe Shopping”

    November 26th, 2016 by

    Caveat Emptor! Beware of fake apps and bad Wi-Fi hotspots while shopping by mobile phone

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    Telecrypt Ransomware Cracked, Free Decryptor Released by Malwarebytes

    November 24th, 2016 by

    Slowly we are getting programs to decrypt ransomware. Here’s the latest from Malware bytes Telecrypt Ransomware Cracked, Free Decryptor Released by Malwarebytes

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    Microsoft is replacing the CMD prompt with PowerShell

    November 23rd, 2016 by

    I believe the expression is: “They can have my command prompt when they pry it out of my cold, dead hands!”  Microsoft is replacing the CMD prompt with PowerShell

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    10 top holiday phishing scams

    November 23rd, 2016 by

    Be aware of and suspect everything! I especially agree with the adice to monitor your financial information regularly. 10 top holiday phishing scams

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    Ask.com toolbar compromised? Almost!

    November 22nd, 2016 by

    While I applaud the efforts made to prevent the Ask.com toolbar from becoming a conduit for malware, it just emphasizes for me my position that all “helpful” toolbars like this one should be avoided at all costs. They use up resources and space on the browser for little, if any. benefit. Attacks to make Ask.com […]

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    Windows Policy regarding 3rd party AV gets hotter!

    November 22nd, 2016 by

    Antivirus Firms Unite Against Microsoft Push for Windows Defender in Windows 10  

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