Daily Archives: January 9, 2020

Clop ransomware looks to target Windows 10 apps

A new variant of the Clop ransomware which targets Windows 10 apps such as text editors and office applications as well as other processes has been discovered in the wild. When the Clop ransomware first appeared in February of 2019, it was just a CryptoMix ransomware variant that had many …

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US may stop sharing intelligence with countries that use Huawei tech

A US lawmaker has introduced a bill that would prevent the United States from sharing intelligence with countries that rely on Huawei’s equipment for their 5G networks. The bill was introduced by Senator Tom Cotton who strongly urged US allies to consider the consequences of dealing with Huawei when it …

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This 3D printer can also produce photos

Over at CES 2020, XYZprinting has revealed an upgraded da Vinci Color 5D, which is an FFF color 3D printer combined with a standard color inkjet printer. While the 5D reference in the name might lead you to believe that this is some kind of time or dimension-bending printer, in …

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Pokémon Sword and Shield are getting DLC, a first for the series

Pokémon Sword and Shield are finally getting an expansion pass, the first Pokemon DLC to date. The announcement was made during the latest Pokémon Direct, where Game Freak revealed that the newest Pokémon games are getting an expansion pass this year which will grant players access to two DLC packs: …

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Cyber threats that use social engineering

Humans are hard-wired to connect and to trust. As infants, our survival is based on making social connections so we can obtain our basic needs and this propensity continues into adult life. This natural trait is the most effective weapon for cyber threat actors using social engineering as a vector …

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