More than 20 municipalities in the US have been hit by ransomware attacks this year alone, the software has grown rapidly by an internet worm that spreads copies of itself by hacking into other computers on a network. These attacks can be expensive, costing not only the company, but the
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Big name companies have made public this week some major security flaws in their devices. While it is not uncommon for companies to disclose information on potential vulnerabilities, this week the sheer number growing rapidly seems shocking.
Microsoft is trying to prevent the outbreak of a computer system bug. A serious
Microsoft has released security updates that are impacting some security AV vendors, causing some of their customers using Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 2008 R2, and Windows 2012 to occasionally experience system fails or hangs during boot up after application of the update. Many AV vendors are working very closely with
Database technologies are often overlooked forgotten about because they typically do not take that much manipulation at an administrative layer…legacy systems are just expected to work and IT personnel are expected to keep them working. With data changing so rapidly and databases being so heavily relied upon, it would make more
Last month HP has announced a recall of over 75k laptop models the bad batteries that have the potential of causing fires. The batteries were shipped between December, 2015 and April, 2018. This issue deals with over 50,000 batteries and affects the following models:
HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x
Cisco has made the determination with new leadership to move their business model to more Software-based as opposed to pushing so much hardware. This is far away from their normal form of business practice. The new CEO is shifting the company’s offerings toward software-based networking, security and management products, which customers
Google has uncovered a rare security flaw for Apple’s computer operating system MacOS…it was a bug that was known by Apple…they are aware and have been notified that it has to be fixed in the next 90 days. The Google folks are calling the bug, “BuggyCow.”
The bug allows malware already running on a Mac,
Finally USB 4 is out and should be something to consider when purchasing your next computer. The new standard is based on Intel’s Thunderbolt protocol and supports a range of features, including data transfer rates of up to 40 Gbps, display interfaces, and power delivery. Its support to be released
It is a great misunderstanding that your email is backed up in the cloud with Microsoft when you leverage their service for email. This is not the case and something that organizations should be mindful of depending on compliance or overall legal requirements via liability. In many cases if there
So basically hackers are getting a lot smarter, they have finally developed a new Malware that stays around after you rebuild a PC in the event that is it compromised. This created quite a difficult situation when trying to isolate and deal with. The name os the malware is called