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LastPass: some users report compromised accounts

2021-12-29 By admin

Some users of the LastPass password manager revealed this week that they have received emails from LastPass stating that logins to their accounts using the account’s master password were blocked. The first of these reports was published on Hacker News. The emails that are sent out by LastPass state that LastPass blocked a login attempt. […]

Bitdefender Free will be retired on December 31, 2021

2021-12-10 By admin

Bitdefender Free, a free security solution by Bitdefender, will be retired on December 31, 2021. Customers who use Bitdefender Free will receive support for Bitdefender Free until June 30,2022. Downloads are already removed from the Bitdefender website, and customers find listings for the company’s commercial products on the page instead.  Downloads hosted elsewhere on the […]

How to disable the Microsoft Office 2021 Start Screen

2021-12-10 By admin

When you load a Microsoft Office 2021 application, its Start Screen is displayed by default. The Start Screen displays available templates and the last documents you worked with while using the application. Office 2021 users who prefer to start in a blank file, e.g. a Word document or Excel spreadsheet, can disable the Start Screen […]

0Patch has a patch for Windows “InstallerFileTakeOver” 0-day vulnerability, Microsoft has none

2021-12-03 By admin

There is a 0-day vulnerability for Windows, called InstallerFileTakeOver, which Microsoft has yet to address. The vulnerability was discovered by Abdelhamid Naceri, a security researcher, who discovered two other 0-day vulnerabilities in Windows this year already. We mentioned the vulnerability in late November 2021 already here on this site. The issue was unpatched back then […]

The GOM Mix Max launch is on its way

2021-11-27 By admin

Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. GOM Mix Max is the name of a new video editing software developed by GOM & Company that is due to launch on November 30th. With its launch right around the corner, many are […]

Unpatched Windows vulnerability allows attackers to gain admin rights

2021-11-23 By admin

Security researcher Abdelhamid Naceri published a public exploit on GitHub yesterday that allows anyone to gain administrative rights on Windows devices using an unpatched exploit. The exploit works on all supported client and server versions of Windows according to Naceri, including Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 with the latest patches, November 2021 security patches […]

New Microsoft Authenticator features for organizations

2021-11-21 By admin

Microsoft announced four new features for the company’s Microsoft Authenticator application for organizations. The new security features improve Microsoft Authenticator’s capabilities in several meaningful ways. Two feature additions improve the sign-in experience. The first, Additional context in Microsoft Authenticator approval requests, adds more information to the confirmation prompt. The feature uses the device’s IP address […]