Microsoft is Making It Harder to Use Windows 7

Microsoft is Making It Harder to Use Windows 7 With Microsoft ending support for Windows 7 in January 2020, users are being pushed to upgrade. With less than a year to go until Microsoft ends support for its ten-year-old operating system Windows 7, as many as 43% of enterprises are still running the outdated platform.…

Frustrated with WSUS Errors?

Frustrated with WSUS Errors? With WSUS, patch management is more frustrating, complicated, and time consuming than it should be. Tired of scouring through forums to figure out why WSUS isn’t installing updates? Do you keep getting errors even though you followed every step perfectly? We hear you. Patching with WSUS is a struggle to say…

Georgia County Pays $400,000 to Ransomware Attackers

Ransomware Attack on Georgia County Gets Criminals $400,000 The government of Jackson County, Georgia, paid hackers $400,000 to regain access to its files after a devastating ransomware attack. The government of Jackson County, Georgia, paid $400,000 to regain access to their IT systems after a devastating ransomware attack. The attack hit the county’s internal network…

March Patch Tuesday: Eliminate the Exploits

March Patch Tuesday: Eliminate the Exploits It’s the second Tuesday of March, which means it’s time for another round of Patch Tuesday security updates. Microsoft has released 64 patches today covering IE, Edge, Exchange, Windows and Office. There are 17 rated Critical, 45 rated Important, 1 is rated Moderate and 1 is rated Low in severity—this is much less than last month’s release…

Zero-Day Flaw in Chrome Under Active Attack

Zero-Day Flaw in Chrome Under Active Attack There is a critical Chrome zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild. Google has warned that a zero-day Remote Code Execution “RCE” vulnerability is actively being exploited in the wild by attackers to target Chrome users. The latest attacks exploit CVE-2019-5786, a security flaw and the only…

The True Cost of DoS Attacks

The True Cost of DoS Attacks In 2019, there’s a higher price to pay for DoS attacks on your business. This article originally appeared on Benzinga A Denial of Service (DoS) attack can seriously derail any business with a digital presence. These attacks are still prevalent in 2019 and the cost is rapidly rising. Even…

Why Realtime Security is Crucial

Why Realtime Security is Crucial As cyberattacks continue to grow, it’s important to improve your network security with more than just anti-virus software. This article originally appeared on TechWorm Cyberattacks are rapidly growing as a global threat. With more complex and powerful attacks, actors are in a control of massive amounts of resources, including username…

WinRAR Resolves 19-Year Old Vulnerability

WinRAR Resolves 19-Year Old Vulnerability A nasty code-execution bug in WinRAR threatened millions of users for decades. Check Point Research has uncovered a vulnerability in file extraction software WinRAR that has left users at risk for the past 19 years. The security flaw allows attackers to extract files of malicious software to access users’ PC systems.…