Category: <span>News</span>

TrickBot and Microsoft Face-off Once Again Microsoft recently led a coalition of cyber-security firms on a global takedown against one of the world’s largest malware botnet and cybercrime operators, TrickBot. While initial efforts brought down the botnet, TrickBot operators brought new servers online in an effort to continue their criminal activities, leading Microsoft to go […]

New Firefox feature in testing for next year release Mozilla is currently testing a modern browser security feature for one of their updates next year. The feature, Site Isolation, works by separating each web page and web iframes into their own operating system process. This is done in order to keep sites from tampering with […]

Facebook Account Verification are affecting Quest 2 users Multitudes of Oculus Quest 2 users are finding themselves without the ability to use their devices. The problem comes from Facebook’s account verification system. Due to Facebook requiring an active account in order for the Quest 2 to function, some users are finding themselves with paperweights instead […]

Nvidia unable to keep up with GPU demand Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has announced that the shortage of their Nvidia RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards will continue to be an issue until at least 2021. Both cards sold out within minutes of preorders going live in September of this year. While the demand for […]

Businesses and users experience havoc due to CenturyLink outage A CenturyLink outage led to a surprising 3.5% drop in global internet traffic. The outage was due to a technical misconfiguration issue in one of its data centers. The error involved both firewall and BGP routing and affected not only CenturyLink’s network, but also affected other […]

Windows 10 has a bug that defrags SSD drives too often The Windows 10 May 2020 Update has not been without issues. One of the issues that has plagued the release is a bug that negatively affects the Drive Optimizer tool. This defragmentation tool is supposed to record the last time a drive has been […]

A new P2P botnet is infecting SSH servers all over the world A previously undiscovered botnet has been discovered by researchers. This botnet uses unusually advanced measures in order to covertly target millions of servers around the world. The proprietary software for this botnet was written from scratch in order to infect servers and corral […]

Users of the Lightroom app are finding their files wiped after update The latest update to Adobe’s Lightroom app for iPhone and iPad caused many users to lose any of their photos and presets that were not synced to the cloud. Adobe has confirmed that the issue has no fix and any files that were […]

Concern is rising over hackers using IoT botnets to affect energy markets Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology presented information at the Black Hat Security Conference that suggests high-wattage IoT botnets could be strategically deployed in order to increase demand at certain times in an effort to negatively affect any of the nine private […]

A new phone with a 108-megapixel camera On August 21, 2020, Samsung is releasing two Galaxy Note 20 phones – the Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra. Both Note 20s will come with an S Pen. The Note 20 boasts an impressive 6.7-inch display, and the Note 20 Ultra is just a smidgen larger at […]