Ransomware gang uses PrintNightmare to breach Windows servers

Ransomware operators have added PrintNightmare exploits to their arsenal and are targeting Windows servers to deploy Magniber ransomware payloads. PrintNightmare is a class of security vulnerabilities (tracked as CVE-2021-1675, CVE-2021-34527, and CVE-2021-36958) impacting the Windows Print Spooler service, Windows print drivers, and the Windows Point and Print feature. Microsoft has […]

Microsoft confirms another Windows print spooler zero-day bug

Microsoft has issued an advisory for another zero-day Windows print spooler vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-36958 that allows local attackers to gain SYSTEM privileges on a computer. This vulnerability is part of a class of bugs known as ‘PrintNightmare,’ which abuses configuration settings for the Windows print spooler, print drivers, and […]

Nvidia faked part of a press conference with a CGI CEO

Nvidia’s computer-generated CEO delivers a virtual keynote speech. Nvidia Earlier this year, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang stood in his kitchen and delivered a press conference for the company’s latest technology. But although one particular part of the keynote looked identical to the rest, it was very different: The kitchen, the CEO […]

Best computer for VR | WJHL

Which VR computer is best? If you love the idea of playing virtual reality games in your home, you need excellent computing hardware to make it happen. VR software requires plenty of processing power. As a result, only high-end gaming computers have the right system requirements. To play the latest […]

How do you pick a tomato with a computer?

Colinda de Beer is Senior Business Developer Horticulture at InnovationQuarter, the regional economic development agency for the South Holland province in the Netherlands. Cultivating crops in our modern Dutch greenhouses has entailed the use of a lot of technology for many years already. The first climate computers were introduced more […]

Remote print server gives anyone Windows admin privileges on a PC

A researcher has created a remote print server allowing any Windows user with limited privileges to gain complete control over a device simply by installing a print driver. In June, a security researcher accidentally revealed a zero-day Windows print spooler vulnerability known as PrintNightmare (CVE-2021-34527) that allowed remote code execution and elevation […]

DarkSide ransomware gang returns as new BlackMatter operation

Encryption algorithms found in a decryptor show that the notorious DarkSide ransomware gang has rebranded as a new BlackMatter ransomware operation and is actively performing attacks on corporate entities. After conducting an attack on Colonial Pipeline, the US’s largest fuel pipeline, and causing fuel shortages in the southeast of the USA, the […]

Microsoft’s Windows 365 Cloud PC service is live

Microsoft’s Windows 365 Cloud PC service is now generally available, allowing businesses to deploy Windows 10 desktops in the cloud for prices ranging between $24 and $162 per device. At the Inspire 2021 conference, Microsoft revealed their new Windows 365 cloud-based virtual desktop experience that allows businesses to deploy Windows […]