EduCrypt ransomware teaches you a lesson about computer security

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Ransomware has been infamously known to be nasty pieces of malware that takes a computer's files hostage, and then demands a ransom, which can vary in cost. Countless variants have been discovered, which differ in how they are programmed, but all demand money in the end. However, a new variant recently ...

0patch Open Beta is Launched

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

After a long period of internal development and testing, our mighty little patching machine finally got wings and flew out of the nest. This is BIG for us. We've invested a significant part of our last three years into building a technology and a business model that we believe can make ...

New Windows 10 build kills controversial password-sharing Wi-Fi Sense

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

When Microsoft announced Windows 10, it added a feature called Wi-Fi Sense that had previously debuted on the Windows Phone operating system. Wi-Fi Sense was a password-sharing option that allowed you to share Wi-Fi passwords with your friends and contacts in Skype, Outlook, and Facebook. Here’s how Microsoft described the ...

ID Ransomware you have been hit with

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

ID Ransomware is a new online service that allows you to upload ransom notes or encrypted file samples to identify the ransomware used to attack you. So-called ransomware is an ever growing and evolving threat that is attacking computer systems to either hold files hostage by encrypting them, or locks access ...

Never10 – New utility to prevent Windows 10 upgrades

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Steve at GRC put together a utility that configures older versions of Windows to never upgrade to Windows 10.  Description from his site: The name “Never 10” is a bit of an overstatement, since this utility may also be used to easily re-enable Windows operating system automatic upgrading. But the primary ...