Category: Servers

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. […]

The Morpheus chip shows promise in thwarting hackers by constantly changing its code A new microchip is currently being tested that changes its code in order to thwart the efforts of hackers. The Morpheus chip repeatedly randomizes key parts of its software so that attackers face a constantly changing target. The project is funded by […]

Intel software and data center SSDs affected by security flaw Two serious security flaws were recently discovered in Intel software and SSDs for data centers. The first is a flaw in Intel’s software. The flaw can be found in the processor diagnostic tool and it’s considered a high-severity vulnerability. Intel’s security advisory states that the […]

Even if you don’t use Internet Explorer, hackers may be able to steal your data   A newly discovered Windows security flaw could allow hackers to use Internet Explorer to steal your data, even if you never open Internet Explorer and use it. Hackers are taking advantage of a vulnerability using .MHT files, the same […]

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Windows 10 problematic update from October is repaired and the rollout is resuming   The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) was originally released on Tuesday, October 2nd. The rollout was paused, however, after a number of users complained that the update had deleted personal files from their computers. Microsoft’s director of Program Management […]

IBM’s upcoming acquisition of Red Hat will make them the #1 hybrid cloud provider   IBM has announced their upcoming acquisition of Red Hat. The $34 billion deal accelerates IBM’s high-value business model and will make IBM the #1 hybrid cloud provider. IBM has pledged to maintain Red Hat’s open source innovation legacy. Together with […]

Microsoft is clarifying their vulnerability patching procedures Microsoft explains how it decides whether a vulnerability will be patched swiftly or left for a version update. Microsoft published a new draft document that explains how they decide whether a security vulnerability will be patched swiftly or if the vulnerability can wait to be fixed during a […]

Regular maintenance helps your computer perform at its best.   Just like a car, regular maintenance is necessary in order to keep your computer functioning at its very best. While basic computer maintenance isn’t difficult, it’s often overlooked. 1.) Dust Removal. The easiest and most vital maintenance a computer needs performed is a thorough cleaning. […]