DarkMatter Introduces Blockchain Solutions for Governments and Enterprises in the UAE

First-of-a-kind solutions establish DarkMatter as the region’s pioneer in blockchain technology Solutions align with the UAE’s vision to foster the innovation and adoption of smart government infrastructure and development of smart technologies DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has announced the launch of its blockchain advisory…

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Microsoft says hackers have exploited zero-days in Windows 10’s Edge, Office, IE; issues fix

Microsoft’s October Patch Tuesday is a reminder why you shouldn’t click links or open attachments from unknown senders. Microsoft’s October Patch Tuesday fixes dozens of critical flaws, among them five affecting Internet Explorer, Edge, and Office that have already been under attack. Tuesday’s update addresses 49 vulnerabilities within 10 security…

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Here’s a List of Unknown Software Bugs a Hacking Contractor Claimed to Have

A surveillance contractor was advertising a series of unknown vulnerabilities, orzero-days, as part of a wide-ranging—and shady—catalog of hacking services offered to governments around the world. Aglaya, a small and little-known Indian contractor, was selling zero-days for Windows operating systems, Microsoft Word, Android, WiFi exploits, and even for supervisory control…

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Quirks & Quarks BlogSparkPhoto Galleries Google finds critical flaws in popular Symantec, Norton antivirus software

Your antivirus software may be making your computer more vulnerable to hackers instead of protecting it — and you should update it right now. Multiple “critical” vulnerabilities have been found in all antivirus software made by Symantec, including Norton brand products, Google’s Project Zero blog reported this week. “These vulnerabilities…

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Social media and Cyber security

Cyber attacks are nothing new. The moment computers started becoming essential to our personal and professional lives, hackers were looking for ways to manipulate them and us for their own ends. Social media has become just another way for scammers to target people and businesses, and according to the 2015…

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Lenovo Might Face Claims Over Installed Malware

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge said Friday that plaintiffs claiming Lenovo installed malicious adware on computers it sold to them have standing to bring their case, despite taking issues with some of their claims. “There are sufficient allegations for standing,” U.S. District Judge Ronald Whyte said Friday…

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