Visual Basic

Mysterious cyber espionage campaign uses 'torpedo' lure to trick you into downloading malware

Researchers at Proofpoint say the 'Leviathan' threat group is regularly launching phishing and malware attacks in an effort to steal sensitive data<p>An …

South China Sea

What's new in Microsoft .Net Framework 4.7.1

With Microsoft’s release of .Net Framework 4.7.1 this week, the development platform gains critical improvements to garbage collection, security, and …

Software Development

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, ICO fever, and how AI took over martech — VB Engage

In this week’s news, Travis and Stewart talk about AI domination at the MarTech conference in Boston, where it seemingly was the topic on the lips of marketers, speakers, and vendors everywhere.<p>We also highlight an AI-powered advertising technology that is making waves — more than $250 million in …

Designit CEO on buying Visual Basic creator’s consulting firm

Wipro's Designit CEO Mikal Hallstrup tells me about acquiring the consulting firm of Visual Basic creator Alan Cooper, just as AI begins to shake up …

UX Design

To VBA and beyond - building a RESTful backend using plain Microsoft Excel macros

When my coworkers and I discussed backend technologies for an upcoming project, someone jokingly mentioned Excel as people widely misused it as a …

Programming

Why video marketing has to be a top priority (VB Live)

<b>Social video generates 1,200 percent more shares than text and images combined, so if video marketing isn’t even on your radar, you’re leaving money on the table. Don’t get left behind — join this VB Live event to find out how to leverage the extraordinary growth and potential of video</b> …

Video Marketing

Using the Barcode Font in Microsoft Excel (Spreadsheet)

Tutorial in using the Barcode Fonts in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016<p>All the functions available in the Encoder like generating a check …

Microsoft Excel

Preparing for commerce of 25 billion connected things (VB Live)

<b>By 2020, it’ll be an Internet of Things world — and creating seamless, simple, and secure experiences for your customers will be imperative. Tune in to the latest VB Live event and hone in on the fastest, best ways to prepare for the IoT world.</b><p><b>Register here for free.</b><p>In 2020, we’ll wake up to a …

Internet of Things

Audi and Venables Bell Share 5 Tips to Make Agency-Client Relationships Last

The long-standing agency of record relationships may seem to be more and more of a rarity, but you’ll still find a handful of long-term relationships …

Advertising Industry

Extracting real ROI from AI: VB Summit shows how

AI has seen a Hype Cycle like no other technology in the last 10 years – but it’s not just hype any more. In just the past year we’ve seen astonishing breakthroughs in applications spurred by the mobile revolution, along with huge leaps forward in neural network and natural language processing. …

Artificial Intelligence

Trulia, Walmart & Amtrak separate AI fact from fiction (VB Live)

<b>For too many companies, AI myths are persistent and use cases and strategies are still on the “shiny new thing” level. Learn how to sort fact from fiction and how to see real-world ROI when you apply proven AI strategies to your business plans when you join this VB Live event.</b><p><b>Register now for …

Customer Service

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants, at Dodger Stadium, September 23, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Giants Batters (3.93 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (4.86 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Giants Batters (3.93 RS/G) vs. Dodgers …

San Francisco Giants

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs, at Miller Park, September 23, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Cubs Batters (5.07 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (4.39 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Cubs Batters (5.07 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers …

Milwaukee Brewers

Locky Ransomware Authors Are Big Game of Thrones Fans

Here's one group of fans George R. R. Martin may not want on the Game of Thrones bandwagon — the authors of the Locky ransomware.<p>According to a …

Game of Thrones

The future of old apps with Windows 10

The past is hard to let go of, let's be honest. In the IT world, there is a lot of truth to some of the old tools are also some of the best. You SCCM …

Information Security

21 Times Victoria Beckham Was Hands Down the Best Person on Instagram

She may be known for her trademark pout, but we all know that deep down, Victoria Beckham is a big joker. She has no qualms in embarrassing her kids (especially Brooklyn) and she's not ashamed to poke fun at herself, either, be it taking part in Carpool Karaoke or throwing back to some old Spice …

Victoria Beckham

Microsoft Office Zero-Day Spread Surveillance Software

9/14/2017<br>01:10 PM<p>50%<p>50%<p>FireEye discovered CVE-2017-8759 flaw patched by Microsoft this week.<p>FireEye researchers recently discovered a malicious …

Information Security

2017-8759: Zero-Day Used in the Wild to Distribute FINSPY « Threat Research Blog

FireEye recently detected a malicious Microsoft Office RTF document that leveraged CVE-2017-8759, a SOAP WSDL parser code injection vulnerability. …

.Net Framework

Windows Template Studio 1.3 Released!

We’re extremely excited to announce the Windows Template Studio 1.3.<p>In this release, we added in app scheme launch, finalized our work for …

Microsoft Windows

We've Never Seen VB In This Denim Style—and She Really Suits It

Hot on the heels of her successful Esteé Lauder launch just over a week ago, there's clearly no rest for the powerhouse that is Victoria Beckham. The …

Jeans

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers, at Wrigley Field, September 9, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Brewers Batters (4.47 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.40 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Brewers Batters (4.47 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers …

Milwaukee Brewers

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres, at Chase Field, September 8, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Padres Batters (3.80 RS/G) vs. D'backs Pitchers (4.85 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Padres Batters (3.80 RS/G) vs. D'backs …

Tulu Cinema

Microsoft Patches .NET Zero Day Vulnerability in September Update

An actively exploited zero-day vulnerability tied to Microsoft’s .NET framework is one of 25 critical and 54 important vulnerabilities fixed by …

Progression, Curiosity, and Burnout with Dan Abramov

Description<p>There’s no one that I know personally who has a more interesting backstory than Dan Abramov. In a matter of years he went from hacking on …

Programming

New Locky Variant 'IKARUSdilapidated' Strikes Again

A second wave of the Locky ransomware variant called IKARUSdilapidated has been identified by security experts. The source of the ransomware is a …

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>You've probably had Microsoft Office on just …

Microsoft

How to Be an In-Demand Programmer

In this day and age, developers are in demand.Pick an industry and you'll immediately recognize a position for a technologist, developer, programmer, …

DevOps

New for Visual Basic: .NET Standard Class Libraries and the dotnet CLI!

Visual Studio 2017 15.3 Preview 1 included templates for VB class libraries targeting .NET Standard class libraries and for .NET Core console apps. …

Software Development

Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants, at Marlins Park, August 14, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Giants Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. Marlins Pitchers (4.87 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Giants Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. Marlins …

Baseball

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays, at Rogers Centre, August 14, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Rays Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.42 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Rays Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays …

Baseball