Are your Windows vulnerabilities patched?



Are you ready for the next ransomware attack?

On Saturdaay, attackers found another fault in the Windows OS and managed to infect business from more than 150 countries. Microsoft immediately issued emergency patches for Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003 and encouraged individuals and businesses to update their systems in an attempt to stop the ransomware from spreading.


New Method used to Deliver Malware

Researched have found that cybercriminals have found a new way to deliver malware to the users device through a Powerpoint. It’s not uncommon for malicious actors to deliver malware using specially crafted Office files, particularly Word documents. However, this new method allows cybercriminals to have access to users computers just by hovering over the link.


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8 Most Overlooked Security Threats

By now, most business know exactly what security threats to look for, but what they don't know is why they are still being attacked. Having a strong group of IT workers doesn't mean your threats are gone, there are many threats that are overlooked because of their unimportance. Keeping an eye out for every factor placing an organization at risk is almost impossible.


Researchers Investigate Possible Connection Between WannaCry & North Korean Hacker Group


WannaCry: Tips to protect yourself from Ransomware

After Friday's massive ransomware attack that saw a ransomware variant known as WannaCry infect over 300,000 computers across 150 countries, everyone has been left scrambling to figure out how to protect themselves from future attacks. Here are some simple tips that you can follow to help protect yourself against ransomware attacks.

Huge ransomware outbreak disrupts IT systems worldwide: WannaCryptor to blame


Sednit adds two zero-day exploits using ‘Trump’s attack on Syria’ as a decoy

Quick Insights With Acronis Backup 12 Advanced Dashboards

IT administrators have plenty of tasks everyday and managing data is one of them. Acronis has made it easier on them with the new dashboard of the Acronis Backup 12 Advanced.Companies big and small ranging from 1 to 1000 systems to manage want to spend the least amount of timemaking sure everything is OK with their data protection. Acronis has made that possible.