Security

Did you know that over 90% of all cyberattacks start with an email?  That’s right, most successful cyberattacks start with someone simply clicking a link in an email. Additionally, approximately 306.4 billion emails are sent every day! Email remains one of the most used methods of communication, particularly for businesses. In 2021 Phishing and pretexting made up a whopping 93% of all...

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there’s never been a more important time to shore up your mission-critical infrastructure and protect your business. A recent study predicts ransomware hackers are likely to hit over the next six weeks – between Thanksgiving and New Year’s – and that some companies and consumers are not prepared to respond to stop the...

Microsoft has released security updates for flaws in Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019 and has warned admins to immediately patch a high severity Exchange Server vulnerabilities as soon as possible. Earlier this year, the Beijing-backed hackers (also known as Hafnium) exploited on-premises Exchange server software vulnerabilities. Microsoft now warns that patches, while helpful, may not be enough to thwart future...

AVG is famous to college kids all around the world because of its extensive viral protection that it offers free of charge to most users. Today, AVG brings a new feature to the game of viral protection designed to safeguard your privacy while you browse the web, and it comes in all three versions of AVG, including the free one. AVG...

One of the companies that tests commercial spam filters, Virus Bulletin, has discovered some startling news as of late – spam filters aren’t getting any better at their jobs. In fact, the last time they tested a round of filters, less spam was caught and more ‘false positives’ – where a piece of mail that isn’t junk gets tossed before...

Microsoft announced the MS12-020 Remote Desktop Protocol was pegged for vulnerability last week by a researcher that was attempting to publish the blueprint of the program. Luigi Auriemma, a researcher that stumbled upon a recent update that created a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s RDP, published actual proof of concept that the system is flawed last Friday, the 20th of March. This...

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