Security

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
16 May 2021
How does a SQL injection attack work?
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How does a SQL injection attack work?

Understanding one of the simplest, yet most-effective, methods of cyber attack
16 Apr 2021
HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers
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cryptocurrencies

HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers

Hackers stealing from wannabe hackers using fake software
16 Apr 2021
Mastering endpoint security implementation
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Security

Mastering endpoint security implementation

More devices connecting to the corporate network means more security risks. Here are some of the ways to protect your business
16 Apr 2021
Project Zero trials 30-day ‘patching window’
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vulnerability

Project Zero trials 30-day ‘patching window’

The policy change aims to encourage businesses to apply patches while reducing the risk of opportunistic attacks
16 Apr 2021
US, UK say Russia was behind SolarWinds hack
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cyber attacks

US, UK say Russia was behind SolarWinds hack

President Joe Biden issues sanctions against 32 entities and officials, as well as expelling 10 diplomats
16 Apr 2021
IT Pro News in Review: EU AI laws, the right to disconnect and NHS app privacy concerns
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IT Pro News in Review: EU AI laws, the right to disconnect and NHS app privacy concerns

Catch up on the top stories of the week in just two minutes
16 Apr 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Chrome, Exchange Server, IoT devices
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Chrome, Exchange Server, IoT devices

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
15 Apr 2021
University of Hertfordshire's entire IT system offline after cyber attack
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cyber attacks

University of Hertfordshire's entire IT system offline after cyber attack

Online classes are cancelled as every IT system is taken down by the attack
15 Apr 2021
Zyxel USG Flex 100 review: Flexible gateway security
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unified threat management (UTM)

Zyxel USG Flex 100 review: Flexible gateway security

Perfect for SMBs, with the promise of cloud management coming soon
15 Apr 2021
Three keys to a long-term remote working strategy
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business continuity

Three keys to a long-term remote working strategy

With remote working set to continue, short-term solutions must be developed into long-term strategies
14 Apr 2021
PowerShell threats increased over 200% last year
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PowerShell threats increased over 200% last year

A new McAfee report finds PowerShell attacks driven largely by Donoff malware.
14 Apr 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Desktop Window Manager flaw
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vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Desktop Window Manager flaw

The latest Patch Tuesday round of updates include fixes for 114 vulnerabilities, including five zero-days
14 Apr 2021
NSA uncovers new "critical" flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server
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servers

NSA uncovers new "critical" flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server

Federal government orders all agencies to install fixes as the FBI scrambles to remove backdoors
14 Apr 2021
Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months
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Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months

Unit 42 researchers found 75% of the attacks were critical
13 Apr 2021
New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk
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Internet of Things (IoT)

New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk

The NAME:WRECK flaws affects four popular TCP/IP stacks
13 Apr 2021
Cloud storage: How secure are Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and iCloud?
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Cloud storage: How secure are Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and iCloud?

Each of these popular cloud platforms boasts robust security - but which does it best?
13 Apr 2021
5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO
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5G

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO

Speaking at Aruba Atmosphere '21, Payton warned the technology will lead to "massive cyber attacks" this year
13 Apr 2021
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options

The firm claims the machine, which has been designed for hybrid working, is up to 70% faster than the Surface Laptop 3
13 Apr 2021
Gmail "more secure" than parliamentary email, says MP
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cyber security

Gmail "more secure" than parliamentary email, says MP

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat claims he's been the victim of multiple cyber attacks from foreign nations
13 Apr 2021
ePrivacy Regulation: What is it and how does it affect me?
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ePrivacy Regulation: What is it and how does it affect me?

We look at the new rules designed to maintain user privacy in the digital age
13 Apr 2021
BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play
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malware

BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play

Hackers are tricking victims into granting their malicious apps certain permissions before taking control of Android devices
13 Apr 2021
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
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privacy

Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021