Hackers actively exploiting 0-day in Ubiquitous Apache Log4j tool

Apache has released Log4j version 2.15.0 to address the critical RCE vulnerability and users are urged to apply the update immediately. The Apache Foundation’s Log4j is a widely used open-source…

Fields of application of artificial intelligence

At present, it is difficult to find a field of work for people in which different mechanisms and machines are not used that facilitate human labor. Probably, soon the number…

Zero Day in Ubiquitous Apache Log4j Tool Under Active Attack

The Log4Shell vulnerability critically threatens anybody using the popular open-source Apache Struts framework and could lead to a “Mini internet meltdown soonish.” An excruciating, easily exploited flaw in the ubiquitous…

Best VPNs for small and home-based businesses in 2021

I recently had a friendly discussion with a marketing guy who contended that the term “small business” didn’t apply to home-based businesses because small businesses have between a hundred and…

Windows 10 Drive-By RCE Triggered by Default URI Handler

There’s an argument injection weakness in the Windows 10/11 default handler, researchers said: an issue that Microsoft has only partially fixed. Researchers have discovered a drive-by remote code-execution (RCE) bug…

How to identify (and avoid) security threats while shopping online

Although you want to grab the best deals this holiday weekend, remember that this is the perfect time for scammers to take advantage of you online. Phishing emails — claiming…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

A full analysis of the BlackMatter ransomware

BlackMatter is the name given the most recent ransomware in the wild and equipped with the tools and techniques from DarkSide, REvil and LockBit 2.0 ransomware families.  BlackMatter is a…

Free Discord Nitro Offer Used to Steal Steam Credentials

A fake Steam pop-up prompts users to ‘link’ Discord account for free Nitro subs. There’s a new scam making the rounds on Discord, through which cybercriminals can harvest Steam account…