NSA endorses mobile virtualization

NSA endorses mobile virtualization

Corporate smartphones and tablets store a significant amount of valuable data. Combine that with their mobile nature and they’re particularly vulnerable to being compromised or stolen. Everyone, including the National Security Agency (NSA), is looking for the next big thing in mobile security, and it might just be virtualization.

What’s on tap for Windows 10 this fall?

What’s on tap for Windows 10 this fall?

The feature-packed Windows Creators Update might not have made its way into every PC yet, but Microsoft wasted no time in announcing its successor! The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was announced at the Build 2017 conference and is expected to hit most Windows 10 PCs (including Windows 10 S devices) by September.

Lessons learned from the WannaCry malware

Lessons learned from the WannaCry malware

By now, you must have heard of the WannaCry ransomware. It ranks as one of the most effective pieces of malware in the internet’s history, and it has everyone worried about what’s coming next. To guard yourself, the best place to start is with a better understanding of what made WannaCry different.

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

If you’ve downloaded the macOS version of HandBreak, a popular video transcoding program that converts multimedia files into different formats, checking your computer’s safety right now would be wise. Users who downloaded the program between May 2 and May 6 have a 50 percent chance of being infected with an Apple Trojan, based on an announcement on HandBrake’s website.

Precautions against WannaCry ransomware

Precautions against WannaCry ransomware

This month, ransomware has taken center stage yet again. WannaCry has already infected thousands of users around the world. In true ransomware fashion, WannaCry holds user data hostage until the victim decides to pay the ransom. What’s more alarming, however, is that the global success of this malware will likely spawn even more potent variants.

Choosing a web browser: Which one is safest?

Choosing a web browser: Which one is safest?

Recently, an unprecedented strain of ransomware known as “WannaCry” infected hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe. This horrible campaign has forced small businesses to revisit the security of their IT infrastructure. It’s a complicated endeavor, but reevaluating your web browsers is a quick and easy place to start.

4 Ways to take better care of your servers

4 Ways to take better care of your servers

By their very definition, servers are tasked with managing significantly higher burdens than the average desktop workstation. If your business has a server onsite, there are so many things you need to consider to get the most out of your investment. Read on for a few of them:

Mount your servers properly

Small businesses are usually forced to prioritize the here and now over long-term planning.

Windows Server now includes virtualization

Windows Server now includes virtualization

If you’re a business owner interested in utilizing virtualization technology, you have a lot of options for how to go about that. However, there is one virtualization vendor you’re probably already comfortable with: Microsoft. Read on for more information on the new and exciting features packaged with the Windows operating system.

Windows 10 updates will be biannual

Windows 10 updates will be biannual

If you’ve ever had a problem with how Microsoft Windows updates are rolled out, we have some good news. In a recent announcement, the team behind the world’s most popular operating system promised to make updates more consistent and user friendly.

This fake Google app is really a phishing scam

This fake Google app is really a phishing scam

With as much as we write about sophisticated malware and security breaches, sometimes the most effective attacks are the ones that prey on human error. In the most recent case, all it took was an email with a perfect imitation of one of Google’s security screens.