Protecting Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) from attack

The pandemic forced many employees into remote work, and cybercriminals are looking to exploit the situation by directly attacking remote desktop services as they become publicly available. Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) has become a prime target. According to a study released by the cybersecurity firm ESET, attacks against RDP have increased a stunning 768 percentContinue reading “Protecting Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) from attack”

This company was hit by ransomware. Here’s what they did next, and why they didn’t pay up

It started out as a normal Thursday for Tony Mendoza, senior IT director at Spectra Logic, a data storage company based in Boulder, Colorado. And then the ransomware attack began. “We got some notifications of some system failings and it quickly turned into a lot of unrelated systems failing, which is really abnormal,” says Mendoza.Continue reading “This company was hit by ransomware. Here’s what they did next, and why they didn’t pay up”

Microsoft Exchange Server attacks: ‘They’re being hacked faster than we can count’, says security company

There are still thousands of cyberattacks targeting zero-day security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server every single day as cyber criminals attempt to target organisations that have yet to apply the security patches released to mitigate them, according to a tech security company. Microsoft released critical updates to secure Microsoft Exchange Servers against the four vulnerabilities on March 2 withContinue reading “Microsoft Exchange Server attacks: ‘They’re being hacked faster than we can count’, says security company”

How User Experience (UX) Can Impact Your SEO

User Experience (UX) is being touted as one of the most critical factors for effective SEO in 2021. With the average attention span of internet users seemingly decreasing by the day, and a generation that expects instant results, the speed and ease of navigation of a website are of utmost importance. In this post, we’ll be taking aContinue reading “How User Experience (UX) Can Impact Your SEO”

The Ultimate Guide to Link Building in 2021

Did you know that a website’s rank is greatly determined by the quality of the sites it is linked to? Essentially, the more quality backlinks your website has, the more chances it has for ranking. This is where link-building steps in. For purposes of excelling in search engine optimization (SEO), link building is a must. The approach and theContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Link Building in 2021”

Flaws in Two Popular WordPress Plugins Affect Over 7 Million Websites

Researchers have disclosed vulnerabilities in multiple WordPress plugins that, if successfully exploited, could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code and take over a website in certain scenarios. The flaws were uncovered in Elementor, a website builder plugin used on more than seven million sites, and WP Super Cache, a tool used to serve cached pages ofContinue reading “Flaws in Two Popular WordPress Plugins Affect Over 7 Million Websites”

Microsoft’s latest cloud authentication outage: What went wrong

Microsoft has published a preliminary root cause analysis of its March 15 Azure Active Directory outage, which took down Office, Teams, Dynamics 365, Xbox Live and other Microsoft and third-party apps that depend on Azure AD for authentication. The roughly 14-hour outage affected a “subset” of Microsoft customers worldwide, officials said. Microsoft’s preliminary analysis of the incident,Continue reading “Microsoft’s latest cloud authentication outage: What went wrong”

Microsoft 365 authentication issue causes Microsoft Teams and other services to go down

Microsoft is investigating an authentication issue impacting multiple Microsoft 365 cloud services including Microsoft Teams, as well as Xbox Live. The company said the problem began just after noon PT Monday and could affect users worldwide. Update: Microsoft said it is rolling back an update to its authentication system to mitigate impact. Update 2: Microsoft said it is dealing with “technical difficulties while rolling back theContinue reading “Microsoft 365 authentication issue causes Microsoft Teams and other services to go down”

The Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

A great wireless networking setup is the cornerstone of a home or apartment, because no one wants to be chained to a desktop if they don’t have to be. Wi-Fi is also one of the most frustrating things to set up and troubleshoot. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other Wi-Fi issues, here areContinue reading “The Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi”

Molson Coors cyberattack leaves production at a standstill

MILWAUKEE – A cyber hack is brewing at Molson Coors in Milwaukee. One source tells FOX6 this hack is crippling – that the company can’t produce beer until it’s fixed. Right now, Molson Coors is offering few details, but cybersecurity experts say this type of attack is becoming all too familiar. According to a filing with theContinue reading “Molson Coors cyberattack leaves production at a standstill”

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