The IT Pro Blog
Tag: Vulnerability Management
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Western Digital My Book NAS Users – More Exploits & Why You Should Disconnect Them From the Internet
For some Western Digital My Book users, another exploit is looming soon. Last month, some Western Digital customers found that their My Book Network Attached
Your loT “Smart Devices” Are a Security Risk: Here’s What To Do
loT (aka, Internet of Things) devices are everywhere, and so is malware. It only fits that many loT devices you may use are vulnerable. Let’s
As Firms Delay Replacing Old Hardware That Makes Them Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks, NSA Says New Legislation Is Needed
As US firms drag their feet on essential updates to reduce cyberattacks, an NSA official recently came out to say that more laws are needed
1 in 4 Ex-employees Can Login to Past Employers Due to Shared Passwords
Believe it or not, many former employees can still access their old work accounts due to poor password practices by businesses nationwide. It’s an all-too-common
PrintNightmare – New Critical Windows Printer Spooler Vulnerability
As if printers weren’t already hell for IT, a new vulnerability has been disclosed on 6/29, and it affects all modern Windows devices with the
Out-of-Date Applications Rank as a Top Vulnerability–Do You Still Have Flash Installed?
When it comes to out-of-date applications, please don’t ignore them. While Adobe’s Flash Player officially hit its end of life on January 1, 2021. Businesses
Chromebooks Sure Are Cheap — Are They Right for My Business?
Let’s take a reality check: should you use Chromebooks in your business? Great question. The simple answer for the majority is no. But let’s break
Why Does Windows 10 Pro Come with an “Xbox App” and How Do You Remove It?
Amazingly, Windows 10 Professional out of the box comes with a bunch of useless consumer-grade Apps. Specifically, we’re talking about the “Xbox Game Bar”, “Xbox
What’s the Difference Between Managed and Unmanaged Windows Updates And Why Should You Care?
If you’re a business running Microsoft’s operating system (~80% of all companies in the world do), you likely know that Microsoft releases updates EVERY month.