Unpatched Windows Bug Allows Attackers to Spoof Security Dialog Boxes

March 12, 2019

A previously unknown bug in Microsoft Windows would allow an attacker to spoof Windows dialog boxes that surface when making changes to the Windows registry. This would allow an adversary to plant malware or make other nefarious changes in the […]

Windows 10 version 1903: Act fast to delay this big upgrade

March 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Sometime this month, Microsoft will finalize its next big feature update. If the company follows its longstanding practice, Windows Update servers will begin delivering the Windows 10 version 1903 update in April, to current installations of Windows 10 that have […]

Android is now even more secure

February 25, 2019

Category: Mobile Apps

Android users looking for improved security are in luck as the FIDO Alliance has announced that Google’s mobile OS is now FIDO2 Certified. Users with smartphones running Android 7.0 or higher can now take full advantage of their device’s built-in […]

Software Security

New Mirai malware variant targets signage TVs and presentation systems

March 18, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Security researchers have spotted a new variant of the Mirai IoT malware in the wild targeting two new classes of devices –smart signage TVs and wireless presentation systems. This new strain is being used by a new IoT botnet that […]

Operating systems, Windows

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw

March 18, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero’s (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the flaws will be publicly disclosed. […]

Operating systems, Other

Chrome OS adds support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons in latest update

March 15, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The most recent Chrome OS update includes support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers, fueling speculation that a game streaming platform from Google is imminent. This update comes on the heels of renders of a gaming controller from Google, supposedly patented […]

Development Software, Software Category

How to find devops staff who are good at both technology and people

March 15, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

Do cloud-oriented devops people need to be people-oriented, as well as technology-oriented? That seems to be the case, according to a new report by the Devops Institute. When it comes to recruitment, the study found that there is an equal […]