Monthly Archives: April 2018

Windows Defender Compromised due to Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MMPE) Flaw

admin/ April 7, 2018/ Google, Microsoft, Security, Windows/ 0 comments

Microsoft has now released an Emergency Security Update (ESU) through Windows Update on April 3. It fixes the vulnerability (CVE-2018-0986). Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MMPE) is affected by this vulnerability. It affects Microsoft Windows Defender MMPE v1.1.14600.4. A main component of Microsoft Antivirus and Antispyware products MMPE is affected. This component is used for malware scanning, malware detection, and malware

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Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions Banned From Chrome Web Store by Google

admin/ April 6, 2018/ Chrome, Google, Play Store, Security/ 0 comments

For preventing cryptojacking, Google implements new Web Store policy. Cryptojacking by extensions results in malicious mining of digital currencies. This is done without the users’ consent or awareness. Google enforced this Web Store policy banning Chrome extensions that mine Cryptocurrency submitted to the Web Store. Over the past several months, there has been a sudden increase in malicious extensions. These

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Reddit New Design Gets Major Overhaul in Ages

admin/ April 4, 2018/ Android, Android 6, Android 7, Android 8, Apple, iOS, Microsoft, Mobile, Phone, Smartphones, Windows/ 0 comments

Reddit has been looking the same since many years. It has barely changed from its launch of subreddits in 2008. Reddit is finally overhauling its first redesign. Reddit new design overhaul is available to 1% of the website’s population. The new design overhaul will roll out to other people in the upcoming months. Reddit has been working on its design

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