The Tails Project released a new version of the security-focused Tails Linux distribution and advises users to upgrade as soon as possible to fix multiple security vulnerabilities impacting the previous Tails 4.1.1 version. Tails (short for The Amnesic Incognito Live System) is a Linux distro focused on guarding its users’ anonymity and help them circumvent censorship by forcing all Internet connections through the… Read more »
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Scammers have taken an old browser scam and invigorated it using a clever and new tactic that takes advantage of your web browser’s full-screen mode to show a fake Windows 10 desktop stating your computer is locked.
In a coordinated International law enforcement operation, Europol today announced to shut down the global organized cybercrime network behind Imminent Monitor RAT, yet another hacking tool that allows cybercriminals to gain complete control over a victim’s computer remotely. The operation targeted both buyers and sellers of the IM-RAT (Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan), which was sold to more… Read more »
Microsoft announced that it’s working on adding support for the privacy-focused DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol in a future Windows 10 release, while also keeping the addition of DNS over TLS (DoT) on the table. DoH is designed to allow DNS resolution over encrypted HTTPS connections, while DoT encrypts and wraps DNS queries via the… Read more »
When it comes to open source software security, nobody could accuse Microsoft-owned development platform GitHub of not thinking big when it came up with the idea for Security Lab. Launched last week at its GitHub Universe developer conference, the idea sounds simple enough – create a global platform for reporting and fixing security vulnerabilities in open… Read more »