Category: <span>Maintenance</span>

vCenter is experiencing a code execution flaw that leaves it open to cyber attack If you’re an admin responsible for a vCenter machine, you need to apply the latest patch immediately! There is currently a code execution flaw in vCenter that is exploitable and allowing cyber criminals to install a web shell. The severity of […]

5 Easy ways to figure out that you have a malware problem Letting your guard down for even a little bit can result in malware on your system. When that happens, it’s important to recognize the potential symptoms so that you can clear it from your system as soon as possible. There are a few […]

SSD health readings alarming for some M1 Mac users M1 Mac users are finding that their devices are suddenly writing extraordinary amounts of data to their drives. In some of the more severe cases, M1 Macs have been reported to have consumed as much as 10 to 14 percent of the maximum usable total bytes […]

Apple has low score due to new French law A new law in France that was designed to reduce electronic waste has forced Apple to face the low repairability score of their devices. The new law came into effect this year. Apple added iPhone and MacBook repairability scores to its online store in response. The […]

Lots of great improvements with V16 Update 8 for 3CX V16 Update 8 for 3CX is live! 3CX was already a great system, but these improvements have made it even more user friendly and productivity increasing. • Conference scheduling has been improved and is now even easier. The email/calendar options make it clearer which to […]

SolarWinds hack gives hackers access to thousands of companies Hackers were able to access emails and other secure information from the U.S. Treasury, Justice, Commerce, and other departments and agencies due to what Microsoft is calling the largest and most sophisticated attack that the world has ever seen. The hacking campaign targeted the SolarWinds Corporation, […]

Lax security measures allow for Florida water plant hack In yet another case of poor security practices allowing for potentially catastrophic consequences, a Florida water plant was hacked earlier this month. The Oldsmar plant in question was able to be hacked through the remote-access program TeamViewer. The cyber criminal was able to log in through […]

41% of IT Leaders Believe AI Will Replace Their Job Cloud security firm Trend Micro released their predictions report for 2021 with responders clearly seeing the sweeping change to IT that the pandemic has caused. To make predictions, Trend Micro compiles interviews they conduct with 500 IT directors, managers, CIOs, and CTOs. In the report, […]

Your 10-Step Guide to Preventing Ransomware Attacks Ransomware attacks can do a lot of damage to businesses. Once ransomware has been allowed to infect your computer, it begins the process of holding your data hostage. A ransom is then demanded by the cybercriminal in exchange for your data. Unfortunately, even if you pay the ransom, […]

What Not to Use as a 2021 Password Passwords. Something that all computer users need on a regular basis. Yet those very necessary little lines of characters can also get us into trouble if they’re not strong enough to keep out hackers. Researchers at NordPass, a password management service provider, analyzed 275,699,516 passwords that were […]