Poor data literacy crippling businesses

According to a new report from Experian, the inability to use and analyse data effectively is crippling businesses, and improving data literacy rates among the workforce will be critical to future success. As part of the report, Experian polled 1,100 data practitioners and data-driven business leaders from around the world. The company’s findings suggest many […]

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 KB4524244 Issues and Pulls the Update

Microsoft pulled the standalone KB4524244 security update from February 15, 2020, from Windows Update after confirming user reports about freezes, boot problems, and installation issues since it was released on February 11. KB4524244 was designed to address “an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot manager might expose UEFI-enabled computers to a security vulnerability.” […]

DDoS attacks hitting service providers hard

Distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) are “significantly” on the rise, suggest a new report from F5 Labs. The same report also argues brute force attacks, although still present, are losing steam. In the past two years, DDoS attacks accounted for almost half (49 percent) of all cyberattacks, representing “by far the biggest threat” to […]

Microsoft Teams suffers widespread outage

A minor mistake ended up being costly for Microsoft as the company’s flagship collaboration tool Teams went offline for hours yesterday after it forgot to renew a security certificate. Teams was offline from 2PM to 5PM, with users who tried to access the service during this time met with a message that it couldn’t establish a HTTPS […]