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Cybersecurity News of the Week, February 24, 2019

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Facebook Is Collecting App Users’ Data Without Consent, Wall Street Journal Finds: An investigation by The Wall Street Journal on Friday found that Facebook is collecting data from smartphone users’ other apps without their consent, adding yet another layer to intensifying concerns about the company’s privacy violations.

VoIP: Cloud-hosted or on-premises?

You want to take advantage of VoIP phone systems. But before you abandon your traditional phone system, you need to know which deployment method is best for your business. Should it be cloud-hosted or on-premises? Installation and maintenance On-premises VoIP phone systems are installed in your office and typically managed and maintained by your own […]

Differentiating Groups, Yammer, and Teams

Yammer, Outlook Groups, and Microsoft Teams have plenty in common. They’re all Office 365 tools designed for sharing files and communicating with colleagues. So what differentiates each from the other and when should you use them? Let’s take a quick look. Outlook Groups With Outlook Groups, every member gets a shared inbox, calendar, project planner, […]

Turn off Windows 10’s invasive settings

Windows 10 is slowly becoming the operating system of choice because of its improvements over past versions. But it isn’t perfect, as many users have complained about its intrusive default privacy settings. Reclaim your privacy with these tips on disabling its nosy settings. Turn personalized advertising off For those unaware, Windows 10 assigns each user […]

Fileless malware: The guileful threat

Fileless malware isn’t new and are an increasingly prevalent threat against organizations. This type of malware is not as visible as traditional malware and employs a variety of techniques to stay persistent. Consequently, it can adversely affect your business process and the infrastructures that run them. Let’s take a closer look at how it works […]

Google Alerts: Keep watch on your business

Business technology evolves rapidly that more and more customers are turning to those that can deliver products and services fast. Business owners have Google to thank for creating an avenue to monitor web content so you don’t miss out. Smart businessmen leverage this tool to also monitor their businesses and their competitors. Read to learn […]

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, February 17, 2019

Important Security Updates

Adobe Reader: Adobe has released version 2019.010.20091. Updates are available through the program’s Help menu/Check for Updates or from Adobe’s website.

Google Chrome: Google has released Google Chrome version 72.0.3626.109. Updates are available from within the browser or from Google’s website.

Check out iOS 12’s security & privacy features

iOS 12 brings a significant performance boost to both the previous and the latest iterations of Apple mobile devices, but that’s not all it has to offer. It also has an array of new and improved security and privacy features that you can tweak to better protect your iPhone or iPad and the data it […]