Microsoft blocks Windows Defender ability following major security concerns

Microsoft has blocked the ability to download files using Windows Defender after it was shown how easily it could be used by attackers to install malware onto a computer.  Earlier this year, for reasons yet unclear, Microsoft discreetly added the ability to download files using Windows Defender. When this was publicly recognized, there was grave concern from […]

Security Flaw discovered on Electron-Based Apps

Electron (formerly Atom Shell) is an open-source framework developed and maintained by GitHub. Electron allows building cross-platform desktop applications with web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, by combining the Chromium rendering engine and Node.js into a single runtime. Electron is widely used, with Apps built on top of it including Microsoft Visual Studio […]

Google forces Android security patches roll-out

During this week’s Google I/O 2018 event at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, an outdoor venue in Mountain View, California, the company announced a great number of changes and new features, like the release of the Android P Beta Program, new Google Assistant features, changes in Gmail and many others. Security is a trending topic, and Google, […]