Facebook’s dislike button is coming … but scammers are there first

By now you’ve probably heard the very, very important news that Facebook is working on a so-called “dislike” button. 

3 new developments in ransomware could spell trouble

The cyberattack that holds devices and information for ransom is only getting more popular with attackers. Find out what’s changing in ransomware, and whether your users should actually be concerned. 

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. 

Microsoft’s emergency patch: What it means for IT

Microsoft put out perhaps its best advertisement for its new Edge browser yet: It has issued an emergency patch that affects every version of Internet Explorer, but not Edge. 

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. 

Cisco predicts businesses will have 1,000 cloud services by year’s end

If shadow IT wasn’t out of control already where you work, it soon could be. 

Google survey finds security pros, users don’t see eye-to-eye

You’ve probably already figured this one out, but a recent survey from Google shows that your security priorities and those of your users’ often don’t line up. 

Is your company’s website secure? Maybe not

There’s no shortage of systems that can be attacked within an organization. But one that may go overlooked frequently is also one of the most vulnerable: the company’s website. 

Survey: Some IT managers need to learn to share

When threats are discovered, many IT pros go into red alert mode, gathering their teams and sharing the discovery. Then there are those who sit on the information, preferring to keep this critical info to themselves.