Law enforcement has dismantled the Andromeda malware family, which has been infecting computers since 2011. With the help of partners—including the FBI, Microsoft, and others—Europol intercepted the internet traffic between Andromeda-infected computers and the command servers to which the malware was communicating. All that traffic was then “sinkholed” and redirected to servers under the
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According to an article published by PC Magazine, “Last week, Apple was left red-faced after it was discovered a bug in macOS High Sierra allowed anyone to gain root access to the system without a password. The company quickly released a security patch to fix the problem, but it also needed updating with an
Today McAfee announced that it has agreed to acquire Skyhigh Networks Inc., however, the amount has not yet been disclosed for the cybersecurity business.
Campbell-based Skyhigh had raised more than $106 million in venture funding and was valued at about $400 million after its last round in 2016, according to PitchBook Data.
Have you ever noticed that Amazon Web Services is not only cost effective, but helps organizations achieve scalability and reduced time to market. However, you may notice that these benefits can be lost in its IT infrastructure.
But by incorporating Amazon Web Services with SteelConnect it becomes a revolutionary application-defined SD-WAN
Did you know that you could be an easy target for hackers if your Bluetooth is turned on? No matter the device, you could be at risk.
Researchers at security firm Armis are warning users about a new attack vector leveraging Bluetooth that affects almost 5.3 billion devices across iOS, Android, Windows, and
On average, organizations take about 200 days to identify new ransomware threats. In combination with aging hardware, out of date software, poor network monitoring, and lack of professional IT assistance, this makes for quite the mess.
Hackers are less likely to attempt an attack against an automatically patched software or newly
Four-star hotel and ski-resort in Australia paid a reported $1,600 ransom to regain control of its computer system during a fully booked weekend. The systems were kicked offline which temporarily interfered with room keys and guest check in among other things. This ransom marks the third attack on the hotel
Microsoft freaked out many tech pros, announcing that February patches would be delayed till Tuesday, March 14th, because of a “last minute issue”.
Tech professionals often plan such patching schedules and prefer to know in advance when major vendors are set to release the next patch, since they are most likely deploying
Windows as a service means less control for IT professionals. Faster upgrade cycles, single rollup patching, and no more service packs.
Aggressive upgrade cycles means that you can no longer deploy a version of windows and stick with it for 5 or 7 years. The upgrade cycle has shortened dramatically to