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  • Microsoft September Patch Tuesday roundup: 66 vulnerabilities, 2 zero-days

    Microsoft September Patch Tuesday roundup: 66 vulnerabilities, 2 zero-days

    Another summer (in the northern hemisphere) has gone by the wayside, and fall is here. The days are getting shorter and cooler where I am here in Texas. School is back in session, folks are – for the most part – back from vacations, and we’re already looking ahead to the winter holiday season. On […]

  • GFI FaxMaker makes it easy for administrators

    GFI FaxMaker makes it easy for administrators

    If you’re like me, you already have too much on your plate. The last thing you need is a steep learning curve to use something. That’s why I wanted to quickly review how the incredibly intuitive GFI FaxMaker interface makes it easy for administrators to monitor and manage all faxing and SMS activities. You may […]

  • Another heavy month of fixes

    Another heavy month of fixes

    Thirty days has September — which means IT professionals had one less day this past month to get all the work done. The flip side is that hackers and attackers had one less day to work on exploits and find ways to worm their ways into our networks. As of the end of September, we […]

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday Roundup for October

    Microsoft Patch Tuesday Roundup for October

    October is traditionally the time for tricks and treats, and earlier this month, Microsoft delivered what may be considered a treat by some and a trick by others. After declaring back in 2015 that Windows would be “the last version of Windows,” the company apparently had a change of heart and on October 5 released […]

  • Third-party patch roundup for October 2021

    Third-party patch roundup for October 2021

    If time flies when you’re having fun, October must have been an especially enjoyable month, as it streaked by so fast I barely caught a glimpse of it. Most IT pros probably know that the month of harvest and Halloween has also been officially designated as cybersecurity awareness month. But for those whose job it […]

  • Third-party patch roundup for October 2021

    Third-party patch roundup for October 2021

    If time flies when you’re having fun, October must have been an especially enjoyable month, as it streaked by so fast I barely caught a glimpse of it. Most IT pros probably know that the month of harvest and Halloween has also been officially designated as cybersecurity awareness month. But for those whose job it […]

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday Patch Roundup for November

    Microsoft Patch Tuesday Patch Roundup for November

    Autumn is here in the northern hemisphere, and along with cooler temperatures come the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season. IT professionals are doing some hustling and bustling of their own as they scramble to keep systems secure at a time when attackers ramp up their efforts to take advantage of users who […]

  • Impact of Log4j vulnerability on GFI

    Impact of Log4j vulnerability on GFI

    A new 0-day vulnerability, formally known as CVE-2021-44228, was published on the NIST National Vulnerability Database on Friday, December 10. It is found in the Log4j Java library.  Log4j is a popular open source logging library made by the Apache Software Foundation. The security vulnerability found in Log4j allows hackers to execute remote commands on […]

  • YouTube gives fans an ‘unfiltered’ look at The Brit Awards

    YouTube gives fans an ‘unfiltered’ look at The Brit Awards

    YouTube Shorts, the digital music partner of this year’s The Brit Awards, is giving fans what it describes as an “unfiltered” view of the event. Through its “#BRITsUnseen” campaign the Google-owned video behemoth will be showcasing exclusive content with 2022 nominees including Griff, Ghetts and Holly Humberstone, along with YouTube creator collaborations. Amelia Dimoldenberg will […]

  • Roblox partners Brit Awards for virtual after-party

    Roblox partners Brit Awards for virtual after-party

    The Brit Awards with Mastercard will be hosting a post-show celebration on Roblox with a virtual performance from UK musician PinkPantheress. “The BritAwards VIP party” opens today (8 February) with 13 artists taking part in virtual “meet and greets” throughout the week, culminating in the virtual show. Created in collaboration with Dubit, a metaverse developer […]