Category Archives: security

  • November 1, 2019

Data Backup Essentials – What Every Company Must Know

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Any loopholes in managing company data can have serious consequences. Take, for example, Morgan Stanley which had to pay up financier Ronald Perelman a whopping $1.45 billion, in part because the global giant could not produce all the critical email communication during the trial’s disclosure phase. Whether yours is...

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  • October 29, 2019

Unsecured Adobe Server Exposes Data for 7.5 Million Creative Cloud Users

The U.S. multinational computer software company Adobe has suffered a serious security breach earlier this month that exposed user records’ database belonging to the company’s popular Creative Cloud service. With an estimated 15 million subscribers, Adobe Creative Cloud or Adobe CC is a subscription service that gives users access...

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  • October 23, 2019

Multiple Security Flaws Found In Cisco Aironet Access Point Software

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Cisco has disclosed 13 big security vulnerabilities in its most recent software security advisory for Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE. The company said that all administrators should review their devices to determine which version of this software they are using. Running an outdated version could mean their devices are exposed...

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  • October 23, 2019

‘Tarmac’ Virus Enters your MacOS as ‘Pop-ups’

A new form of malware, dubbed ‘Tarmac’ is making its appearance on Mac devices. What is Tarmac malware? How does it work? Tarmac is a ‘malvertisements’ or malicious ads discovered by security researchers. Tarmac malware is also known as OSX. Tarmac is actually a companion of Shlayer, an older program. The...

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  • October 21, 2019

New 0-Day Flaw Affecting Most Android Phones Being Exploited in the Wild

Another day, another revelation of a critical unpatched zero-day vulnerability, this time in the world’s most widely used mobile operating system, Android. What’s more? The Android zero-day vulnerability has also been found to be exploited in the wild by the Israeli surveillance vendor NSO Group—infamous for selling zero-day exploits...

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  • October 17, 2019

Multiple Gaming And Photo Apps On Play Store Found to be Infected With Android Malware

Despite back-to-back reports of malicious apps, Google’s Play Store still harbors lots of such applications. Once again, researchers have discovered a bunch of such applications, including gaming and photo apps, that delivered malware to users’ devices. Malicious Gaming and Photo Apps Reportedly, Dr.Web team has discovered another batch of...

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  • October 16, 2019

Why Techtron Recomends Microsoft Security

As a trusted IT and Security advisor for our clients, we constantly watch the security and vendor landscape, looking for the latest best practices, threats and updates from our partners.  Identity driven security has become essential in todays online world.  I have highlighted some of the key aspects of...

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  • October 14, 2019

D-Link router models affected by remote code execution issue that will not be fixed

Researchers at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs have publicly disclosed a critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting some models of D-Link routers. Security experts at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs disclosed a remote code execution vulnerability tracked as CVE-2019-16920. The vulnerability is an unauthenticated command injection issue that was discovered on September 2019. The flaw has received a CVSS v31...

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  • October 5, 2019

VPN users: If you’re on Fortinet, Palo Alto, Pulse Secure, patch now, warns spy agency

State-sponsored hackers are currently targeting UK and international organizations with VPN exploits. If your employees are using virtual private networks (VPNs) from Fortinet, Palo Alto, or Pulse Secure, you really need to patch the products and search through system logs for signs of compromise. A group of Chinese state-backed...

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  • September 30, 2019

Windows 7 end of Life

End of Support for Windows 7 is coming on 14 January 2020. That means your business will be vulnerable to malware and bugs, with no fixes on hand. Upgrade to Windows 10 and improve your productivity with a range of new features, designed for the modern workplace. Upgrade to...

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