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Microsoft investigates bug behind unresponsive Windows Start Menu

  • Microsoft is investigating an issue causing the Windows taskbar and Start Menu to become unresponsive and triggering Outlook and Teams login problems.

  • MailChimp

MailChimp discloses new breach after employees got hacked

  • Email marketing firm MailChimp suffered another breach after hackers accessed an internal customer support and account administration tool, allowing the threat actors to access the data of 133 customers.

  • Bank of America

Bank of America starts restoring missing Zelle transactions

  • Bank of America has started to restore missing Zelle transactions that suddenly disappeared from customers' bank accounts this morning, causing some to dip into negative balances.

  • Russian hacker

Ukraine links data-wiping attack on news agency to Russian hackers

  • The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) has linked a destructive malware attack targeting the country's national news agency (Ukrinform) to Sandworm Russian military hackers.

  • Hacker cyberattack

Illegal Solaris darknet market hijacked by competitor Kraken

  • Solaris, a large darknet marketplace focused on drugs and illegal substances, has been taken over by a smaller competitor named 'Kraken,' who claims to have hacked it on January 13, 2022.

  • Google Analytics

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  • Google Analytics is a powerful tool, but like any tool, you need to know how to use it. This three-part bootcamp gets you up to speed for $29.99, 95% off the $600 MSRP.

    • JANUARY 18, 2023
    • 02:16 PM
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  • Cryptocurrency bitcoin stock market

Bitzlato crypto exchange seized for ransomware, drugs money laundering

  • The U.S. Department of Justice arrested and charged Russian national Anatoly Legkodymov, the founder of the Hong Kong-registered cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato, with helping cybercriminals allegedly launder illegally obtained money.

  • credit_card

New York man defrauded thousands using credit cards sold on dark web

  • A New York resident has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud using stolen credit cards purchased on dark web cybercrime marketplaces.

  • Windows 11

Microsoft: Windows 11 apps might not start after system restore

  • Microsoft has acknowledged a new bug affecting some Windows 11 applications triggering launch issues and causing them to display errors after a system restore.

  • Coder Programmer

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  • No matter what kind of work you do, learning how to code can be beneficial. And since the 2023 Premium C Programming Developer Bundle costs just $40, it won't break the bank either.

    • JANUARY 18, 2023
    • 07:27 AM
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  • Git

Git patches two critical remote code execution security flaws

  • Git has patched two critical severity security vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code after successfully exploiting heap-based buffer overflow weaknesses.

  • Google

Hackers push malware via Google search ads for VLC, 7-Zip, CCleaner

  • Hackers are setting up fake websites for popular free and open-source software to promote malicious downloads through advertisements in Google search results.

  • GitHub

Hackers can use GitHub Codespaces to host and deliver malware

  • GitHub Codespaces, a cloud-hosted integrated development environment (IDE), has a port forwarding feature that malicious actors can abuse to host and distribute malware to unaware developers.

  • Duex Lite

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  • Work is becoming more portable, with wherever your laptop is becoming your office. The Mobile Pixels DUEX Plus gives you the real estate you need to get work done anywhere for $299.99, 11% off the $339 MSRP.

    • JANUARY 17, 2023
    • 02:05 PM
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  • Sophos

Over 4,000 Sophos Firewall devices vulnerable to RCE attacks

  • Over 4,000 Sophos Firewall devices exposed to Internet access are vulnerable to attacks targeting a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability.

  • Nissan

Nissan North America data breach caused by vendor-exposed database

  • Nissan North America has begun sending data breach notifications informing customers of a breach at a third-party service provider that exposed customer information.

  • Spice up remote meetings with this evolved video chat platform deal

Spice up remote meetings with this evolved video chat platform deal

  • If you'd like to spruce up your own meetings, a lifetime subscription to their "Gourmet Plan" is now available for $79, more than 85% off the original MSRP.

    • JANUARY 17, 2023
    • 07:14 AM
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  • Zoho

Researchers to release PoC exploit for critical ManageEngine RCE bug, patch now

  • Proof-of-concept exploit code will be released later this week for a critical vulnerability allowing remote code execution (RCE) without authentication in several Zoho ManageEngine products.


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