Google’s Play Protect Android mobile threat protection system failed German antivirus testing lab AV-Test real-world tests, scoring zero out of a maximum of six points after very weak malware detection performance.

The Google Play Protect built-in malware protection for Android was introduced three years ago, during the Google I/O 2017 in May 2017, with Google starting full deployment to all Android devices during July 2017.

Today, Google’s Play Protect is deployed on over 2.5 billion active Android devices as shown by the Android security center.

AV-Test rankings
Android security app final rankings (AV-Test)

Anything else but Google Play Protect

The City of Durham, North Carolina has shut down its network after suffering a cyberattack by the Ryuk Ransomware this weekend.

Local media reports that the city fell victim to a phishing attack that ultimately led to the deployment of the Ryuk Ransomware on their systems.

“According to the SBI, the ransomware, named Ryuk, was started by a Russian hacker group and finds its way into a network once someone opens a malicious email attachment. Once it’s inside, Ryuk can spread across network servers through file shares to individual computers,” reported.

To prevent the attack from spreading throughout their

Microsoft’s new Edge browser is now available and it comes with an add-on store where you can find Microsoft-approved extensions. As Edge is built on the same Chromium code base, it can also access the Chrome Web Store.

In addition to Microsoft’s selection of extensions, you can also download the large selection of Chrome extensions in Edge. Like extension, Edge is also getting support for Chrome themes and you can try it in the Canary builds of the browser.

In this article, we’re going to walk you through steps to download and install Chrome extensions and themes in Edge.


Web-based office suite and SaaS services provider Zoho released a security update to fix a remote code execution vulnerability found in its ManageEngine Desktop Central endpoint management solution that does not require authentication to be exploited.

Desktop Central helps companies like managed service providers (MSPs) to manage devices such as servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets from a central location, and to automate frequent endpoint management routines like patch installation, OS imaging, remote controlling endpoints, and more.

Zoho patches zero-day impacting thousands of servers

The security flaw caused by deserialization of untrusted data in getChartImage in the FileStorage class, now

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19577 to Insiders in the Fast ring, which includes the new Windows Security Fluent-based icon and diagnostic data changes.

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can update to the Insider Preview Build 19577 by going into Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and then checking for new updates.

Windows 10 Insider Build 19577

To see the full release notes and fixes for this Windows 10 insider build, you can read the blog post.

The most notable changes found in this new build released to Windows Insiders in the Fast

Legal services and e-discovery giant Epiq Global took their systems offline on Saturday after the Ryuk Ransomware was deployed and began encrypting devices on their network. 

On March 2nd, legal reporter Bob Ambrogi broke the news that Epiq had globally taken their systems offline after detecting a cyberattack.

This outage affected their e-Discovery platforms, which made it impossible for legal clients to access documents needed for court cases and client deadlines.

Epiq later stated that they were affected by a ransomware attack and took their systems offline to contain the threat.

“On February 29, we detected unauthorized activity on our