How to enable Exploit Protection on Windows Defender

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will definitely be Microsoft’s most secure OS. This Windows version features a series of new security features and improvements that will close the door on malware attacks. Windows 10’s main tool in the fight against malware is its built-in antivirus. Microsoft has added a bevy of new security features […]

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JavaScript-Based Safari Ransomware Exploit Patched in iOS 10.3

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iOS 10.3, released to the public this morning, fixes a bug that allowed scammers to attempt to extort money from iOS users through a JavaScript pop-up in Safari.

As explained by mobile security firm Lookout (via Ars Technica), the scammers targeted iOS users viewing pornographic material and abused JavaScript pop-ups to create an endless pop-up loop that essentially locked the browser if the user didn’t know how to bypass it.


Using “scareware” messages and posing as law enforcement, the scammers us…
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