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Archive for June, 2022

Beware New Windows Vulnerability With Remote Search Window Access

You may not know the name Matthew Hickey, but you should thank him for a recent discovery that could save you a lot of grief. Hickey is the co-founder of a company ...

Some Carrier Embedded Android Apps May Have Security Vulnerabilities

Recently, Microsoft reported high severity security vulnerabilities in multiple apps offered by large international mobile service providers.  What makes this especially noteworthy is the fact that these vulnerabilities aren't app specific, but ...

Millions Of MySQL Server Users’ Data Found On The Internet

Do you maintain a MySQL server?  If so, you're certainly not alone.  What you may not know is that according to research conducted by The Shadowserver Foundation, (a cybersecurity research group) there ...

Hackers Are Using Personal Messages On WhatsApp To Attack

Are you a WhatsApp user?  If so, be aware that hackers have worked out a means of hijacking a user's WhatsApp account and gaining access to a user's contact list and personal ...

Microsoft Releases Multiple New Features For Teams

Teams was "just another Microsoft application" before the pandemic.  Thanks to Covid-19 though, demand for video conferencing solutions shot through the roof, and suddenly Teams found its groove. Microsoft had been gamely ...

Intel Users Should Update Firmware To Avoid This Ransomware

Not long ago, researchers at Eclypsium got a lucky break.  An unknown and unidentified individual began leaking communications from inside the Conti ransomware organization. These leaked communications seemed to confirm what has ...

The Windows Follina Vulnerability Has A Temporary Fix

File this away under "good news, bad news." The bad news is that there's a new, critical zero-day threat to be concerned about.  The threat has been dubbed 'Follina.' It is being ...

Microsoft Will Not Release Exchange Server Updates Until 2025

Are you planning on setting up an Exchange server soon or are you running one now?  If so, be aware that Microsoft is changing their guidance when it comes to the technology ...

Enemybot Malware May Go Beyond DDOS Attacks

Unless you're an IT Security Professional, you may never have heard of EnemyBot.  It is a bit like the Frankenstein of malware threats, a botnet that has borrowed code from multiple different ...

This Android Malware Is Stealing Login Credentials

If you're deeply involved in IT security, you may already be familiar with the ERMAC Android banking trojan. If this is the first time you're hearing of it, be aware that the ...

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New Ransomware Could Pose a Threat to Businesses

New Ransomware Could Pose a Threat to Businesses

In recent months, cybersecurity researchers have found that a new ransomware strain has been affecting certain businesses using Windows desktops[...]
Reducing Downtime With Predictive Maintenance

Reducing Downtime With Predictive Maintenance

When your business experiences an equipment failure, the ripple effects can be widespread and costly. Just a few hours of[...]
WiFi 7: The Next Generation of Business Connectivity

WiFi 7: The Next Generation of Business Connectivity

Wireless connectivity is on the cusp of a significant leap forward with the arrival of WiFi 7. This new standard[...]

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