Category: Workstations

One third of businesses risk security by still using Windows XP Unpatched operating systems can cause significant security headaches in the future, but even with the threat of malware or ransomware, it’s been found that approximately one third of all businesses are still using Windows XP. According to SpiceWorks’ Future of Network and Endpoint Security’s […]

Microsoft has taken another step towards making Windows 10 passwordless Microsoft has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and Microsoft Accounts for a number of months now. The next major update to Windows 10 aims to move them one step further along their plan of a passwordless future where remembering complex passwords, having […]

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 […]

Firefox users with saved logins that are found in data breaches will soon be warned Last year, Mozilla partnered with Have I been Pwned (HIBP) to offer Firefox Monitor. The Firefox Monitor service works by imputing your email address into the search box and clicking the ‘check for breaches’ button, which prompts the service to […]

Thousands of 2015 15” MacBook Pros have been recalled due to batteries overheating   Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program for older generation 15-inc MacBook Pro units with Retina Displaying due to a fire safety risk. The unit’s battery may overheat and catch on fire. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 […]

Logitech wireless USB dongles vulnerable to cyber attack   A large range of Logitech wireless input devices are vulnerable to attack and can pose a significant security risk. With this hack, not only can attackers eavesdrop on keystrokes, but they can also infect the host system. Security expert Marcus Mengs investigated the wireless connections of […]

Millions of devices vulnerable because of a pre-installed software issue   Due to a component in SupportAssist software, millions of PCs could be hijacked remotely. The issue affects Dell and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). SupportAssist comes pre-installed on Dell PCs. This is considered a high-severity vulnerability and stems from a component in SupportAssist, which […]

Privacy and performance arrive with Firefox 67   Firefox 67 has hit the scene with some fantastic new features and a focus on performance and privacy. In terms of performance, Mozilla states that Instagram, Amazon, and Google searches now execute between 40% and 80% faster. That’s because they have set the browser to deprioritize least […]

Version 1903 for Windows 10 has made its debut The Microsoft Windows 10 May Update, version 1903, has been released and is available to both business customers and consumers. If you’re not already running the previously most recent Windows 10 update – version 1809 – don’t worry; you’ll be able to go straight to the […]

Microsoft recommends securing networks by having a separate device for admin tasks Microsoft’s Security Team has some insightful advice on how companies can reduce the risk of security breaches. Their recommendation is in regards to how companies should deal with administrator accounts. They recommend that employees with administrative access should be using a separate device […]