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The dangers of unintentional web requests and hidden social media

Learn how GFI WebMonitor can strengthen your web security by distinguishing between direct and indirect web requests.

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Where’s my Patch Tuesday Advance Notification?

Microsoft greeted us on the Thursday prior to Patch Tuesday (the day they usually post a brief overview of the upcoming patches), with a blog post from the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team that says, in essence, they’re no longer going to do it.

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You have the right to remain silent online

Some say there’s no longer such a thing as privacy, and to an extent, that’s true. But there are still ways to minimize the chance that the information that’s “out there” will end up hurting you.

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Google’s “Zero Tolerance” policy exposes Windows 8.1 vulnerability

Google created big headlines last week when, as part of their Project Zero, they published a public disclosure of an elevation of privilege vulnerability that they discovered in ahcache.sys/NtApphelpCacheControl in Windows 8.1.

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Closing loopholes in web filtering solutions

Combining web filtering with endpoint security makes sense for any company looking to deploy a layered defense and ensure that they are protecting their users, their customers and their corporate resources as thoroughly as they can.

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What comes next? Technology predictions for 2015

We in the tech industry are especially prone to getting out our crystal balls (the fancy new ones with the high powered embedded processors and the OLED displays) and taking a peek at what magical and revolutionary gadgets and technologies these 12 months might bring.

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Security threats to watch out for in 2015

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2014 Data Breach Category Summary, as of November 25 there had been a total of 81,443,910 records reported exposed by security breaches. What types of threats should IT security professionals expect to deal with in the new year?

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The exam nearly every employee will fail

We put together 10 easy questions and the answers we suspect most users would give – to the horror of the any sysadmin tasked with correcting the papers.

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21 New Year’s resolutions for every sysadmin

As 2014 comes to a close, many people start to think about their resolutions for the New Year. We’ve compiled this list of resolutions every sysadmin should make, and keep.

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Third-party Patch roundup – December 2014

Here are the third-party patches for December, 2014. Meanwhile, here’s wishing all of you happy holidays spent enjoying time with family and friends and not having to deal with vulnerabilities or patches for a few days.

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