Microsoft is pausing the releases of new major versions of the Edge browser, including version 81, to remain consistent with the Google Chrome releases, which were paused earlier this week.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many companies including Google and Microsoft are having their employees work from home to prevent the spread of the virus. This also means that normal routines and the ability to respond to bugs or issues that may arise when a new version is released.

This past Tuesday, Google Chrome 81 was expected to be released to the Stable channel but was never released.

On Wednesday

Finastra, a leading financial technology provider from the UK, announced that it had to take several servers offline following a ransomware attack detected earlier today.

The fintech company provides financial software and services to more than 9,000 customers of all sizes from 130 countries across the globe, including 90 of the top 100 banks globally.

Finastra also has over 10,000 employees working from 42 offices, including London, New York, and Toronto, and a $1.9 billion in revenues.

Servers taken offline following attack

Earlier today, Finastra discovered the incident after its security team spotted potentially anomalous activity on some of the

Canadian ISP Rogers Communications has begun to notify customers of a data breach that exposed their personal information due to an unsecured database.

In a data breach notification posted to their site, Rogers states that they learned on February 26th, 2020 that a vendor database containing customer information was unsecured and publicly exposed to the Internet.

“On February 26, 2020, Rogers became aware that one of our external service providers had inadvertently made information available online that provided access to a database managed by that service provider. We immediately made sure the information was removed and began an investigation to

Ransomware gets deployed three days after an organization’s network gets infiltrated in the vast majority of attacks, with post-compromise deployment taking as long as 299 days in some of the dozens of attacks researchers at cybersecurity firm FireEye examined between 2017 and 2019.

In 75% of all ransomware incidents, as they found, the attackers will delay encrypting their victims’ systems and will use that time to steal Domain Admin credentials that they can later use to distribute the ransomware payloads throughout the compromised environment.

More recently, ransomware operators have also started to harvest and exfiltrate their victims’ data, later

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader that fix numerous vulnerabilities ranging from information disclosure to arbitrary code execution.

Adobe usually releases security updates in conjunction with Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday security updates, but this month nothing was released at that time.

Today, Adobe has released security updates that fix 13 vulnerabilities, with 4 rated as ‘Important’ as they lead to information disclosure or privilege escalation.

The other 9 are rated as ‘Critical’ because they could allow an attacker to create malicious PDFs or other malicious actions that could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute commands on the

The election symbol of the US Democratic Party has been changed to a rat within the Google search knowledge panel that shows when searching for the party’s name, instead of the usual donkey-themed one.

While no one knows how this happened, the new rat-themed symbol displayed when searching for “democratic party” on Google is now automatically loaded from a post made by a now-banned user on a history forum in January.

US Democratic Party Symbol Changed to a Rat in Google Search
US Democratic Party Symbol Changed to a Rat in Google Search

The rat election symbol is currently being shown for all search results that show the Democratic Party symbol.