Month: October 2019

7 ways that Firewall as a Service increases business security, flexibility and growth   With the importance of continuity and uptime in order to maintain a competitive advantage in business, your network protection needs to be on point. With more and more migration to cloud-based platforms, and the rise of doing business using mobile devices, […]

Google and Mozilla’s plans for encrypted DNS upset big ISPs When you visit a new website and your computer submits a request to the domain name system (DNS) to translate the domain name to an IP address, most of those DNS queries are unencrypted. This of course raises privacy and security concerns. Google and Mozilla […]

A zero-day vulnerability gives attackers full control of Android phones At least 18 different phone models are vulnerable to a zero-day vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system that’s being exploited by attackers. At this time there has been reported evidence that the vulnerability is being actively exploited by exploit developer NSO Group or one […]

The FBI is warning about an attack that bypasses multi-factor authentication Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division sent out a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to warn about cyber criminals using social engineering and technical attacks to circumvent multi-factor authentication (MFA). The FBI still recommends that companies use MFA, stating “Multi-factor authentication continues to […]

A CPU Memory concept has been published in an effort to fight security attacks The Intel STORM (STrategic Offensive Research & Mitigations) team published a white paper that suggests the development and implementation of a new kind of CPU memory. This new CPU memory would be able to block side-channel attacks like Spectre and Meltdown. […]

How to know if your Windows 10 license can be transferred for use on another computer It often becomes necessary to upgrade or replace computer hardware. One of the things to consider is if you can transfer your Windows 10 operating system over to your new computer. There are three different Windows 10 license types: […]

Mobile sales are taking a toll on PC sales Personal computing device shipments are forecast to drop below 400 million in 2020. PC shipments have not been that low since 2010. Both PC and tablet sales are projected to decline by 2% a year until 2023, as forecast by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The […]

People with trypophobia are having trouble with iPhone’s new design People with the fear of small holes, a phobia known as trypophobia, are reportedly having difficulty with Apple’s iPhone 11 design. The problem stems from the iPhone’s rear camera set up that has three high-powered lenses packed closely together. Sitting alongside the camera lenses are […]