iOS malware affects jailbroken phones

iPhone users who were looking to free themselves from some of Apple’s restrictions could find their phones infected with malware – and paying a hefty price, according to reports. 

What’s in your Windows 10 update? Answers could be coming

Microsoft’s shift away from updates released once a month to automatic updates for Windows 10 has won some in IT over. It’s also caused some headaches, though. Fortunately, we could soon be seeing a solution to one of the biggest drawbacks. 

Court confirms: You can be sued by gov’t for data breaches

A landmark court ruling came down this week with far-reaching implications for businesses. What it means for you: If you’re not doing enough to protect customer data, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can sue for deceptive business practices. 

Google’s been … Thunderstruck!

Think your data’s completely safe because it’s in the hands of Google, Amazon or other storage giants? Think again. 

Lying on résumés: America’s other pastime

If you’ve ever caught a job candidate stretching the truth on an application, you’re not alone – in fact, you’re in good company. But does the problem lie in an antiquated method for selecting hires? 

10 things great techs will do – and 2 they won’t

The job market for skilled IT workers is hot, and many companies are in a difficult position: They already have great techs on their staffs, but are worried about how they can keep them on board. 

Outdated servers are abundant

The end of Windows Server 2003 didn’t get nearly as much attention as that of XP – either from the media or IT pros. 

Survey shows companies are facing more threats more often

Attacks are getting more and more persistent, according to Tripwire – and they show no signs of slowing down.

Denial of Service attacks may signal something deeper

Of all the attacks against companies, the humble Denial of Service (DoS) can seem like the least advanced. The basic strategy: Overwhelm the target with traffic or requests until it’s unable to handle them anymore. 

Zero-day vulnerabilities are on the rise – but it may not be a bad thing

There’s been a small uptick in zero-day vulnerabilities so far this year. But according to researchers, that may not be bad news.