Update Your iPad or NTP Can Brick Your Battery

A new vulnerability has been found that can set your iPad’s clock back to 1970 and eat up your battery.  Update to 9.3.1.

Electricity from Cheese

Burning that bio-methane…..

Microsoft to Require TPM 2.0 for Windows 10 Hardware

Microsoft is going to make it mandatory for any manufacturer that uses Windows 10 to include  Trusted Platform Management 2.0 with an exception for the Internet of Things Devices with “embedded” Win 10.

Google Chrome 50

Google has released a new version of Chrome and it will update itself.  No critical vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released April’s patches.  Apply ASAP.

Locky, It Keeps Evolving

Better evasion techniques, faster infections, and more infection vectors in the latest gen of this ransomware.

Jigsaw:Ransomware That Deletes More The Longer You Wait

If you reboot, or restart the malware’s process, poof 1000 files are deleted.

BadLock:DoS and MiTM Attacks vs. Windows and Samba

The vulnerability is serious, but not critical.  Microsoft says it’s Important and Samba team says you should patch.

Do You Use RubyGems?

You need to verify your .gem files to make sure they’re safe.

Apple’s Keyless Keyboard Patent

Haptic feedback on a flat surface as you type.