Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Optional Update Experience

Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Optional Update Experience

Starting today, Microsoft will begin rolling out the new Windows 10 optional updates experience that allows users to pick and choose what non-security updates and drivers they wish to install. In September 2019, it was reported that Microsoft was introducing a new section to Windows Update called ‘Optional updates’ that contains all of the optional updates and […]

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Poor data literacy crippling businesses

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 […]

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 KB4524244 Issues and Pulls the Update

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.” […]

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DDoS attacks hitting service providers hard

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 […]

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Cisco routers have critical security flaws

Cisco routers have critical security flaws

No less than 19 vulnerabilities were discovered in popular low-cost routers with  tools for business users. These vulnerabilities would allow criminals to eavesdrop on conversations, initiate fraudulent phone calls, and even pivot further into the internal network. The flaws were discovered by security researchers at Tenable Research, who claim that Cisco VoIP adapters from the SPA100 Series were vulnerable […]

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