What leaves companies exposed to fraud? Survey has the answers

When it comes to cyberfraud, the biggest risk may not be hackers. It could be what’s going on right under your noses. 

Dell’s (entirely foreseeable) security mistake

Dude, you’re getting hacked. Dell is catching heat for a program designed to make remote-support of its users much easier that in fact made hackers’ jobs a whole lot easier, too. 

Chipotle’s email mistake could’ve been costly

Burrito giant Chipotle must have said “No thanks,” when it was asked, “Do you want to buy your own domain for a few dollars extra?” 

You can delay Windows 10 updates – but not forever

Businesses seem pretty satisfied with Windows 10 overall. But there’s one feature that’s still confusing and confounding IT pros regularly: the update cycles. 

User gets fooled, company gets $600K fine

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently handed down a $600K fine after a user was fooled into handing over sensitive information to a hacker. Here’s how it all went down. 

Complex attacks leaving companies vulnerable

There’s plenty to worry about when it comes to cyberattacks. And while the old standbys like phishing attacks are always going to be troublesome, many companies are increasingly worried about advanced, highly-targeted attacks. 

Here’s what can go wrong when you pay off your attackers

Companies often say they won’t pay ransomware, no matter what. But the truth is, many often do.  

Combating DDoS attacks: Hardware and software solutions

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are not a new threat in the realm of cybersecurity. In fact, the threat of DDoS goes back decades. However, these days DDoS attacks are more common and more sophisticated. 

Now that’s just sick: Weird excuses for calling out of work

One of the hardest parts of being an IT manager is the “manager” side of the equation. You want to be one of the good bosses who trusts their staffs. But then you hear excuses like this … 

New tool decrypts passwords stored in managers

Password managers may be one good way to satisfy the hard-to-guess but still easy-enough-to-remember password conundrum users face. But a hacker’s new tool is a reminder that when you’ve been breached, no password manager or other security measure will be enough to protect you fully.