Latest posts

Page 3

Third party patch and vulnerability roundup: October 2014

Here we go again – another end-of-month has rolled around and it’s time to check out the security updates, other than those issued by Microsoft on Patch Tuesday, that have hit the streets since last we met here.

Continue reading

It’s Fiesta time! (And that’s not a good thing)

If you’ve neglected to apply the October patches released by Adobe for their Flash Player, attackers might be partying down with your computers.

Continue reading

How to troubleshoot Exchange ActiveSync connections

Ensuring that Exchange ActiveSync is working properly on both your Exchange infrastructure and your users’ myriad mobile devices is one of the most important things you can do. Usually, EAS works perfectly well, so this is not a problem for you. But occasionally, things do fail, so knowing what to look at and how to troubleshoot are critical skills. This article should help get you started.

Continue reading

Clever phishing attack uses Dropbox to spoof Dropbox

Dropbox recently detected and shut down a spoofing page designed to grab users’ credentials to Dropbox and other webmail based systems that was hosted on Dropbox itself.

Continue reading

Play ball! But make sure critical apps don’t strike out

As users go looking for the plays of the day, interviews with the players, and perhaps even the odds for the next game, you need to make sure that their enthusiasm for the game doesn’t cause productivity issues, or worse, prevents critical business apps from functioning.

Continue reading

OLE again: Microsoft Security Advisory warns of remote code execution risk

Today (October 21) Microsoft put out another security advisory regarding OLE. Once again, opening a maliciously crafted Office file could expose a system to attack if someone exploits this vulnerability.

Continue reading

Take our mini quiz and win a subscription license of GFI WebMonitor 2015

To follow up the launch of GFI WebMonitor 2015, we are giving five techies the chance to win a 10-user, one-year subscription licence of GFI WebMonitor.

Continue reading

Embrace the cloud without compromising security

GFI WebMonitor’s inbuilt understanding of the most popular web-based applications and cloud services can help sysadmins enforce policy and protect users.

Continue reading

Oh, no – not again: More patch problems rear their ugly heads

It seems October is bringing brand new troubles for those who were brave enough to install the Microsoft Patch Tuesday patches immediately after release.

Continue reading

Does your bandwidth belong to autoplay videos and ads?

Here’s how you can protect your users from the bandwidth leeches like autoplay video ads, as well as from malware, phishing sites, and policy violations.

Continue reading