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‘Praying Mantis’ threat actor targeting Windows internet-facing servers with malware

Windows internet-facing servers are being targeted by a new threat actor found by the Sygnia Incident Response team. The advanced and persistent threat which they call the ‘Praying Mantis’ is operating almost c...

5 New Tech Tested Products for Your Business

Ever wondered what the best in tech products are at this very moment? The experts at Network World weigh in and give us a little glimpse of the newest innovations on the market. Vidder PrecisionAccess – B...

Software Defined Networking – 5 best practices

Software Defined Networking, (SDN) provides cost-effective, easily adaptable management of network control and forwarding functions. In simple terms, SDN is the physical separation of the network control plane ...

Ransomware

  Ransomware is the devilish and extremely debilitating program designed to lock and encrypt files in order to extort money from consumers, business owners, and even government officials. It seems that no ...

Free up disk space on a Windows 2008 Server without a system reboot

Disk clean up can be a very useful tool especially in Servers when Disk space is fully utilized.  But what do you do when you are working in a production environment and you can’t reboot the server.  In a pinch...

Acronis Backup & Recovery 2012 has Some Serious Issues

Acronis has some issues that need to be addressed; bva has been a serious fan of this product, but in older versions that were rock-solid.  I would have to tell you that we are very disappointed with version 20...

Reliable Back Up and Setting Correct Expectations

Over the last five years I have seen a more passive approach to back up and disaster recovery.  Organizations are letting their data reliability take a back seat to system up-time and performance which is start...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI); Session Based Computing

Spring is fully upon us and the summer heat is looming in the not too distant future. Many of us are planning out our summer vacations to beat the heat and spend time with our friends and families. While our mi...

How to Clean Temporary Files for Profiles on Terminal Server

A terminal server was becoming low on disk space. I ran treesize and found that a number of the profiles had alot of temporary files as the culprit, however, how does one clean them all at once without logging ...