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Researcher: eBay isn’t addressing security flaw

According to a Check Point researcher, eBay is aware of a flaw involving JavaScript code, but it just doesn’t plan to do anything about it. Find out what it means for your company. 

What the move to the cloud actually looks like … Warts and all

Most people talk about moving to the cloud as if it’s the end of your problems (vendors especially). But it’s not always smooth sailing, as a new analysis of existing studies shows. 

Mac is making its way into more corporate offices

While Apple has always lagged behind competitors in enterprise use, it has seen an “unprecedented” increase in corporate use recently, according to a recent survey. The question is: Is this growth sustainable? 

Companies face inefficiencies, logjams in patching vulnerabilities

One of the most important jobs of any IT pro is keeping systems up to date. But with so many applications and services in use across the organization, that can be a haphazard process – one that leaves key vulnerabilities for attackers to exploit. 

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. 

The true cost of legacy apps: Inconvenience, policy violations

There’s probably at least one or two apps at your organization that users just hate. The thing runs too slow, is too hard to operate or doesn’t meet their needs in some other way. But the real bad news: That could be putting your systems at risk. 

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. 

Latest tool in phishing campaigns: ‘CLI spoofing’

Social engineering hackers are using a cunning tool in the battle to make phishing attempts more believable – and successful. That tool: CLI-spoofing programs that lend legitimacy to attacks. 

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. 

Is automation costing IT jobs?

Most organizations are starting to rely on automation for some tasks that used to be handled by techs, according to a recent report from Tech Pro Research.