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Salted Hash: Want to know what frightens admins?

on December 06, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, CSO, IT security, malware, Network Security, Opinion, Ransomware, Salted hash, Tech News, tech tips, Uncategorized

On this week's episode, CSO's Salted Hash security writer Steve Ragan talks with CSO's Michael Nadeau to talk about things that keep IT administrators awake at night. Hint: Ransomware is not the only thing. The items in the episode were pitched to CSO by AppRiver. The data in the list was sourced ... read more

Tech News World: Risky Scripts Pose Threat to Web …

on December 05, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, Network Security, scripts, Tech News, tech news world, tech tips, Uncategorized

A new study from researchers at Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy has found that observing keystrokes, mouse movements and scrolling behavior of visitors on Web pages could be loaded with risk. read more

KRACK Attack: Major Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities Disclose…

on October 16, 2017 | by Jim Nitterauer | cybersecurity, krack, Network Security, Security Risks, Security Vulnerablities, Tech News, wifi, wifi security

What is KRACK? Welcome to another manic Monday! Some might say, "welcome to the next dumpster fire." In any case, if you follow InfoSec security news feeds, you have probably heard of a newly released set of vulnerabilities in the WPA2 wireless authentication protocol. These collectively are know a ... read more

Equifax Data Breach - 143 million Americans affect…

on September 12, 2017 | by David Pickett | credit breach, Digital Degenerate, equifax, hacked, identity theft, ransom, Security Vulnerablities, Tech News, vulnerability, web security

Data Breach Image Equifax Breach Overview While not the largest breach, it's one of the most severe because of the data compromised. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion compiles the most sensitive financial information and safeguards it. No company is immune to an attack, however, thi ... read more

Could Your Phone Be Vulnerable to Hackers Over WiF…

on July 31, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | android, broadcom, cybersecurity, iPhone, Network Security, Security Risks, Tech News, tech tips, wifi, wifi security

Last week researcher Nitay Artenstein of Exodus Intelligence published a proof of concept for a self-replicating worm that could spread autonomously between mobile devices, needing only the device’s WiFi network address to infect the device. If infected, the device’s WiFi chip would be completely u ... read more

Extortion Emails Threaten DDOS Attacks

on May 12, 2017 | by Troy Gill | DDoS, Digital Degenerate, email threat, Ransomware, Security Risks, Tech News

Attackers are currently sending personalized emails attempting to extort money from website owners across the net. The sender promises to commit a distributed denial of service - DDOS - attack, to the tune of 1Tbps, against the recipients website unless they make a one-time payment of .1 Bitcoins. T ... read more

iOS 10 Adds HTML Email Signatures to Mail

on November 18, 2016 | by Aaron Cohoon | Apple, AppRiver, Email, Email Signature, Exchange, Feature, hosted exchange, HTML, HTML Email Signature, HTML Signature, IOS, iOS 10, iOS 10.1.1, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch, Mail, New, Office 365, Settings, Signature, Signature Logo, Signatures, Tech News, tech tips

Part 3 of 3: New Mail Features in iOS 10 include Draft Folder Synchronization, HTML Signatures, and Updated Settings Menu read more

New Mail Features in iOS 10 include Updated Settin…

on November 18, 2016 | by Aaron Cohoon | AppRiver, Draft, Exchange, Feature, hosted exchange, IOS, iOS 10, iOS 10.1.1, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch, Mail, New, Office 365, Settings, Tech News, tech tips

With the September 13, 2016 of iOS 10 and subsequent updates - up to iOS 10.1.1 - the latest software is available and in use for many iPhone, iPad, and iPad users. If you don't already have the latest update you can check here to determine if your mobile device is compatible. You can also check for ... read more