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Ransomware attack likely behind Sinclair TV stations downtime

TV stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group broadcast television company went down over the weekend across the US, with multiple sources telling BleepingComputer the downtime was caused by a ransomware attack.

REvil ransomware shuts down again after Tor sites were hijacked

The REvil ransomware operation has likely shut down once again after an unknown person hijacked their Tor payment portal and data leak blog.

How to unlock Windows 11's God Mode to access advanced settings

The settings app has been significantly improved, but several Control Panel features are still missing. Thankfully, Windows 11 still comes with the Control Panel and File Explorer-based advanced configuration page called "God Mode" that allows you to easily access all advanced tools, features, and tasks.

Sysinternals apps can now auto-update via the Microsoft Store

​Microsoft added their Sysinternals Suite to the Microsoft Store, allowing the popular Sysinternals utilities to be updated automatically as new versions are released.

Windows 11 build 22000.282 fixes CPU performance issues, taskbar bug

Microsoft released Windows 11 preview build 22000.282 yesterday with fixes for AMD CPU performance issues and a bug that displayed the Windows 10 taskbar.

Canon sued for disabling scanner when printers run out of ink

Canon USA is being sued for not allowing owners of certain printers to use the scanner or faxing functions if they run out of ink.

The Week in Ransomware - October 15th 2021 - Disrupting ransoms

This week, senior officials from over thirty countries held virtual conferences on disrupting ransomware operations and attacks.

US links $5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions to ransomware

The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has identified roughly $5.2 billion worth of outgoing Bitcoin transactions likely tied to the top 10 most commonly reported ransomware variants.

New Windows 10 KB5006670 update breaks network printing

Windows 10 users and administrators report widescale network printing issues after installing the KB5006670 cumulative update and other updates released this week.

Twitch downplays this month's hack, says it had minimal impact

In an update regarding this month's security incident, Twitch downplayed the breach saying that it had minimal impact and it only affected a small number of users.