ShieldFS Security Detects & Prevent Ransomware Attacks

The pure-detection techniques like antivirus solutions are not sufficient nowadays. Instead, we need modern Artificial Intelligence with practical self-healing powers against serious threats. According to Kaspersky, ShieldFS learns and models the activity of a filesystem over a period. After learning enough, it can compare filesystem against malicious behavior shown by a ransomware. Moreover, ShieldFS performs copy-on-write on the …

TrickBot to Add Self-Spreading Worm Module

The addition of a worm module in the banking Trojan known as Trick Bot suggests that cyber criminals are taking a page from the recent Wanna Cry ransomware and Petya cyber attacks. Worm Spreads Locally Through SMB Here’s how it works: Windows has a networking protocol called Server Message Block (SMB), which was exploited by …

Windows Subsystem For Linux Is Out

Windows Subsystem For Linux (WSL) has finally grown into a complete Windows 10 feature. While the Windows 10 Insiders can grab this feature by getting the Build 16251, other users need to wait for the Fall Creators Update. After this change, Windows users can use regular feedback channels to submit their reports. With Windows Subsystem …

Is Cloud Security Safe for Highly Sensitive Govt Data?

  Security is the primary focus of any government agency. One of the most obvious pitfalls of these agencies moving highly sensitive data to the cloud is that they surrender control to a third party. Moreover, nothing on the internet is truly secure, and all data is vulnerable to attacks and threats. The exposure footprint …

Charge Your Phone In Seconds MXene-Powered Batteries

Charging smartphone batteries in seconds is a dream for us. But a new research published by Drexel University can make this dream a reality. Their new battery electrode designs created using a material called MXene can speed up the charging process from hours to milliseconds. Battery life has been a real pain for the people …

Microsoft Is Paying $250,000 for New Bug Bounty Program

Microsoft has finally launched a new dedicated bug bounty program to encourage security researchers and bug hunters for finding and responsibly reporting vulnerabilities in its latest Windows versions of operating systems and software. Being the target of hackers and cyber criminals, every single zero-day vulnerability in Windows OS—from critical remote code execution, mitigation bypass and …

Cower Snail Backdored Trojan let Windows at Risk

A new backdoor Trojan called Cower Snail has been revealed by research. The malware targets Windows systems and is believed to have been generated by the same group who recently exploited the Samba Cry vulnerability to send crypto currency miners to Linux servers. The new threat gives attackers a range of backdoor features, including the …