Syxsense Achieves High Marks from Users

Users Love Ease of Use, Powerful Features and Reliable Support G2 Crowd recently released their Spring 2018 Reports. Syxsense was included in four unique lists, highlighting ease of product use and customer satisfaction: Grid® Report for Enterprise IT Management Suites, Usability Index for Enterprise IT Management Suites, Implementation Index for Enterprise IT Management Suites, and…

Meltdown Patch Burns Windows 7 Users

Total Meltdown Sometimes software updates cause more issues than they fix. Microsoft have made a major error in protecting Windows from Meltdown. Thanks to researcher Ulf Frisk, we are now aware that the January Patch Tuesday update has created new issues. The patches that were supposed to protect from Meltdown instead opened up a vulnerability…

Third-Party Patch Update: March 2018

Will the IoT bankrupt your business? Research on the Internet of Things is not painting a pretty picture. According to research firm Gartner, approximately 20% of organizations have experienced at least one IoT attack in the past three years. There’s also a report from BullGuard showing that 37% of those surveyed had no idea how…

IoT Report: Q1 2018

What do the numbers tell us? As far back as 2006, there were already 2 billion devices within the Internet of things. By 2016, that number had grown to 6.38 billion. Now it’s estimated that there are currently over 8.4 billion devices, with that number expected to grow to 11.19 billion by the end of…

RDP Flaw: Every Windows Version Affected

CredSSP Flaw in RDP Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP), a Windows protocol that interacts with features like RDP, has a critical vulnerability. The danger here is that malicious entities could manipulate RDP to gain access to user’s devices and environments, stealing sensitive and valuable data. This previously unknown remote code execution vulnerability was reported…

Critical Flash Update: Patch Now

Is this the end of Flash? Adobe has acknowledged that all versions of Flash before 28.0.0.161 contain a critical vulnerability. This vulnerability allows “arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.” This sort of Remote Code Execution (RCE) flaw is used to force malware onto devices. You have two options: update Flash or remove…

March Patch Tuesday: Is the IoT Spying on You?

Are you ready for IoT Patching? Tech firm Hanwha Techwin is racing to fix 13 critical security holes found in its popular line of SmartCam security cameras. The patch rollout is part of public disclosure of the vulnerabilities set for today by researchers who discovered the bugs. Flaws range from the use of an insecure…

February Patch Tuesday: Hackers Say Hello

Telegram Messenger Exploited Again Back in March 2017 we saw “Secure” WhatsApp and Telegram messenger applications being exploited by the user receiving a seemingly harmless image file which actually hosts malicious HTML code. This code directs them to a webpage specifically crafted to harvest personal data from the user device and hijack their accounts. Today…

ManageEngine Exploited: Zero-Day Flaws Revealed

3 of 5 Fortune 500 Companies Exposed to ManageEngine Zero-Day Vulnerabilities ManageEngine has multiple zero-day vulnerabilities, leaving their applications open to major exploitation. The research group Digital Defense released a post stating “[We are] disclosing multiple vulnerabilities identified on various ManageEngine applications discovered by our Vulnerability Research Team (VRT).” What we know is that ServiceDesk Plus,…

Internet of Threats: Third-Party Patch Update

Managing the Risks of IoT Our definition of a necessary third-party patch is about to get much broader. With more IoT devices connecting to your network, it becomes mandatory to know what’s out there. Back in May 2017, an 11-year old boy took the stage and showed that cybersecurity is about to get much more difficult.…