Windows 10 KB4517389 Update May Cause Start Menu and Edge Issues

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Windows 10 1903 users continue to complain that Start Menu is giving a critical error message and that Edge now will not launch after installing the latest KB4517389 cumulative update. For some, uninstalling the recent cumulative update has fixed these issues, but for others the Start Menu problem persists. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

FIN7 Hackers Load New RAT Malware Into ATM Maker’s Software

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The FIN7 hacking group has added new tools to its malicious toolkit, a malware loader that will deliver payloads straight into memory and a module that hooks into the legitimate remote administration software of ATM maker NCR Corporation. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Muhstic Ransomware Victim Hacks Back | Avast

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After paying his attacker €670, ransomware victim Tobias Frömel sought revenge by hacking into the attacker’s command and control center and generating decryption keys for all the other victims who suffered the same attack. Frömel explained to Bleeping Computer that he was able to pull from the attacker’s server the Hardware IDs for each of…

This Radeon RX 5700, our favorite 1440p GPU, is a mammoth $70 off

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If you’re rocking a 1440p display or seeking a no-compromises 1080p gaming experience with future-proofing built-in, today is the day to buy. An Asus Radeon RX 5700 reference card is just $280 at NeweggRemove non-product link with the checkout code EMCUTUU38 and a $20 mail-in rebate. This card is our favorite 1440p GPU and normally…

Cityfibre Scoop £3.8m Local Full Fibre Contract for Portsmouth UK

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The Portsmouth City Council in Hampshire has today revealed that Cityfibre have won the £3.8m (public funding) Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) contract to rollout a new “gigabit-capable” Ethernet and broadband network across the south coast city (inc. nearby areas), which will connect public sector sites. At present Cityfibre is already working with UK business…

PC Pro Award Zen Internet and Giffgaff Best for Broadband and Mobile

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PC Pro magazine has released the results of their annual 2019 awards, which saw ISP Zen Internet once again being named as the UK’s “Best Broadband Provider” for the 16th consecutive year. Meanwhile giffgaff scooped the award for “Best Mobile Data” operator. Sadly the results were not so good for the market’s biggest providers. As…

UNIX Co-Founder Ken Thompson’s BSD Password Has Finally Been Cracked

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A 39-year-old login password of Ken Thompson, the co-creator of the UNIX operating system among, has finally been cracked that belongs to a BSD-based system, one of the original versions of UNIX, which was back then used by various computer science pioneers. In 2014, developer Leah Neukirchen spotted an interesting “/etc/passwd” file in a publicly…

Microsoft Improves Azure Active Directory Security with New Roles

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Microsoft announced that 16 new Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) lower-privileged roles are available today in preview to help admins improve security by decreasing the number of Global administrators, and to enhance Azure and Microsoft 365 granular delegation capabilities. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

UK ISP BT Goes Live with New Ultrafast 5G Mobile Plans on EE

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BT has today – as promised earlier this week (here) – taken the wraps off their new EE-based UK 5G mobile plans with bigger data (mobile broadband) allowances of up to 200GB. But their new “unlimited mobile data” plan will follow in November with the launch of Halo (combining fixed broadband and mobile together). As…