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October 26th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Relative Identifier (RID) Hijacking has recently gained public attention as a simple, novel, and effective technique to maintain persistence on a Windows system after initial compromise. As information security awareness continues to rise in many organizations their overall security posture also - Read More
October 26th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
A zero-day exploit in the jQuery file upload tool may have had an open secret for years. A security researcher at Akamai Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT) by the name of Larry Cashdollar found the exploit designated CVE-20189206. The vulnerability affects the plugin authored by Sabastian - Read More
October 24th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
When hackers take down a sales office or small CPA firm, forcing employees to pause while the systems are restored or work from home if that process takes a day or more, it’s an unacceptable intrusion. The problem with cybercriminals is they are rarely satisfied with causing those types of - Read More
October 24th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Cloud Services in a Month - Applying the Book- Five Tuesdays: November 20 - December 18, 2018 -- Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificBased on the forthcoming new book Cloud Services in a Month, this course will give you the information, forms, processes, and motivation to move - Read More
October 23rd, 2018 | VAR Staffing | IT Staffing Insights
Over the years, VAR Staffing has had the pleasure and privilege of observing some interesting and effective practices of on-boarding new employees.   While every firm is unique in so many different ways, there are equally important commonalities to improve the experience of bringing a - Read More
October 21st, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Things are always changing in the Small Biz Thoughts Community. I just posted this "news" video, announcing that we now have the Managed Services in a Month book in Audio Book format available to download at no additional charge!See the video: Totally revised and massively expanded for 2018 with - Read More
October 20th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Here is a Blog from Microsoft about changes to Windows 10 1809.Features we removed in this releaseWe're removing the following features and functionalities from the installed product image in Windows 10, version 1809. Applications or code that depend on these features won't function in this - Read More
October 20th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NIST invites comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-179 Revision 1, Guide to Securing macOS 10.12 Systems for IT Professionals: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist. This publication assists IT professionals in securing macOS 10.12 desktop and laptop systems within various environments - Read More
October 20th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
For the past four years, thousands of servers may have been subject to an  extremely simple authentication bypass vulnerability. CVE-2018-10933 affects libssh versions since 0.6.0, an implementation library for Secure Shell (SSH) that was released in 2014. It is limited only to certain - Read More
October 20th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) are being recognized as one of the biggest cyber threats in the industry today. There are many groups globally behind the numerous attacks of this type in recent history. Three major cyber incidents that garnered global attention were the BlackEnergy power grid - Read More