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June Patch Tuesday forecast: Apply updates before BlueKeep hits the streets

Can you believe it is June already? Summer is rapidly approaching, but it’s been slow to warm up our temperatures here in the US. I can’t say the same thing

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Microsoft Urges Businesses to Patch ‘BlueKeep’ Flaw

Microsoft’s Security Response Team (MSRC) is warning organizations to patch BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708), a critical remote code execution vulnerability it fixed earlier this month. The flaw is in Remote Desktop Services

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Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. Click here

Vendor News

Symantec partners with IBM, Microsoft and others to cut cyber security cost

San Francisco: California headquartered global cybersecurity company Symantec said it had forged partnership with 120 companies including Amazon web services(AWS), IBM Security, Microsoft and Oracle among others to drive down

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Wipro announce cyber security service with Microsoft security capabilities

Wipro to have announced that it will offer advanced cyber security services that are layered with Microsoft security capabilities. The partnership with Microsoft will help advance and expand Wipro’s security

Identity Theft

Email Attacks Increasingly Using Compromised Accounts

Hackers are realising that it’s easier to defraud someone if you’re using a legitimate email address, rather than creating one yourself. With that in mind, they’re increasingly using compromised emails

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Conficker: A 10-year Retrospective On A Legendary Worm

This November marked the 10-year anniversary of Conficker, a fast-spreading worm targeting Microsoft systems that went on to claim one of the highest levels of infection in history. Millions of

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Businesses unprepared for Windows 10 migration, fear vulnerability to cyber threats

A new WinMagic study has found that organisations are largely unprepared for when support of older versions of Microsoft’s Windows OS will be withdrawn in January 2020. When questioned about

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IT and security professionals unprepared for Windows 7 end of life

An Avecto survey of over 500 individuals from Europe, the United Arab Emirates and the United States revealed that, while some organisations have already migrated to Windows 10 and are using the

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Don’t Let the End of Microsoft Extended Support Put Your Systems at Security, Legal or Compliance Risk

By Connor Cox, Director of Business Development at DH2i With Microsoft Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 ending in just under a year, there are a number of