Windows Malware Removal Tool version 5.90 is available

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Microsoft will then distribute various security updates for Windows, Office and Go to users as part of Patch Day for June 2021. As always, it starts with the Windows tool for removing malicious software, the update for version 5.90 is available from Microsoft, and then it will also be offered via Windows Update. The Windows tool protects PCs with Windows 7 and then detects and removes threats from widespread malware and reverses changes made by those threats. It is offered quarterly via Windows Update and is released as a complete tool. The update with version number 5.90 was released on June 8, 2021, and can be downloaded on PCs with Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10. More information about this update can be found below or through Microsoft.

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Version 5.90 for Windows can now be downloaded from Microsoft:

Malware Removal Tool for Windows -> Description

This tool works after downloading to scan your computer for infections caused by some particularly malicious software. The tool supports you to eliminate any infection detected. If an infection is detected, a status report will be displayed the next time you start your computer. If you want to run the tool manually, you can download it from the Microsoft Download Center or run the online version. The tool cannot replace an antiviral product. So you need to use antivirus product to help protect your Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 systems.

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Apple AirTags vs. Tile: The Best Tool for Finding Your Lost Stuff

“Come on. I’m right here, inside your unnecessarily puffy coat. No, not that pocket—the one with the stale muffin crumbs and crumpled CVS receipt.”

My often-misplaced work ID card can’t tell me how it really feels, thankfully, but it does now communicate with me via the $29 Apple AirTag tracker I’ve attached to it. Right now, it says it’s 7 feet to the left, and likely on another floor, which would put it in my guest-room closet.

Lost-item trackers, the high-tech savior of the forgetful, aren’t new. Attach these small Bluetooth-powered doodads to the items you fear you might lose—keys, wallet, bag, pet—and they communicate their whereabouts to your phone. Tile, one of the pioneers in the space, sells four different flavors for iPhone and Android, ranging from the $25 Tile Mate to the $35 Pro.


got its $30 SmartTag for Galaxy phones. Now Apple’s bottle-cap-size AirTag for iPhone owners has arrived, and it topples the others in the world-wide game of hide-and-seek.

After two weeks of “losing” items with those trackers attached, the AirTags, in concert with my iPhone’s Find My companion app, proved to be the best. Whether it was a remote control squished between couch cushions or Wasabi, my on-loan drug-detection dog at the park (see video for that story), two unique Apple technologies led me right to them.

Yet Apple’s smallest gadget also further enables two big threats in today’s tech world: a giant company’s ever-expanding control and consolidation, and a vast, powerful network that could easily be abused by bad actors. Allow me to help you find your way.

Finding Nearby

These trackers work best when you’ve misplaced your stuff nearby, which was the case for me well before our long year of pandemic house arrest. (Yes, of course the glasses I’ve been looking for are on my head!)

AirTags and other lost-item trackers use low-powered Bluetooth to stay connected to your phone, potentially up to several hundred feet away. The strength and range depend on lots of factors, including obstacles that might come between…


New behavioral biometrics FIDO certification, developer tool, customer win revealed

digital identity KYC security

Zighra’s behavioral biometrics for decentralized continuous authentication have been certified by the FIDO Alliance, with the company claiming it is the first on-device behavioral biometrics solution confirmed to the FIDO standard.

The combination of AI, biometrics and behavioral analytics provides continuous protection against phishing and fraud in both conventional and zero-trust systems, the company says. The technology is available as a workforce app for secure logical access, and can help organizations comply with GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act.

“Now, with FIDO certification, Zighra adds tremendous value to meet the growing contactless-access needs of current and post-COVID work and lifestyles,” says Deepak Dutt, CEO of Zighra. “Our unique, patented solution provides powerful security controls to continuously protect enterprises and users, across devices, all with a seamless experience.”

The USPTO recently granted Zighra a patent for passwordless authentication with its behavioral biometrics.

Incognia launches free Developer Edition

Incognia has made its location-based behavioral biometrics available for free to mobile app developers to help them build its fraud prevention capabilities into fintech and mobile commerce apps.

The Developer Edition of Incognia’s technology provides rapid SDK integration of frictionless fraud prevention, according to the announcement, which works silently in the background to detect compromised devices. The new edition includes thousands of free API requests per month, and mobile apps with larger user bases can move to Incognia’s paid enterprise solution.

“Mobile adoption and contactless payments are fueling the growth of mobile apps that process payments and need fraud detection. Along with growth in mobile app usage is growing demand for frictionless mobile experiences that are also secure. We’re excited to launch our developer offering to allow mobile app developers access to frictionless identity verification and authentication features for mobile users,” comments André Ferraz, founder and CEO of Incognia. “With the free Incognia Developer Edition, companies of any size will be able to…


Was your data stolen in an Austin police hack? Department shares tool to look it up

Protect yourself from online attacks that threaten your identity, your files, your system, and your financial well-being.

Austin police shared an online tool Tuesday you can use to check if your personal or financial information was leaked during a June 2020 hack of the Austin Regional Intelligence Center.

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The center is an information-gathering entity that shares intelligence on terrorism activity with the U.S. Homeland Security Department and multiple Central Texas police departments. 

On June 19, 2020, records from the center were accessed and published to the internet illegally, police said. 

Austin police made a website that people can visit to find out if their personal information was included in the data breach. Visitors to the site will fill out a form that asks for information including a date of birth and social security number.

a close up of a bottle: Austin Police Department

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Austin Police Department

READ MORE: Hackers leaked nearly 2,000 incidents of Austin surveillance. Here’s what they found.

“Once entered, the system will provide a positive or negative indication of a match,” police said.

If your information was included in the hack, you will be prompted to file a public information request with Austin police.

“The request will be reviewed and processed and the information that was published will be released to that individual,” police said.

This article originally appeared on Austin American-Statesman: Was your data stolen in an Austin police hack? Department shares tool to look it up

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