Lenovo Issues Important Update

Lenovo Issues Important Update

Lenovo Issues Important Update Lenovo issued a security notice informing customers of multiple serious BIOS vulnerabilities affecting hundreds of Lenovo devices across various models (Desktop, All in One, IdeaCentre, Legion, ThinkCentre, ThinkPad, ThinkAgile, ThinkStation, ThinkSystem). Exploiting the vulnerabilities might result in the disclosure of sensitive information, an increase in privileges, a denial of service, and…

Uber Hacked Again

Uber Hacked Again

Uber Hacked Again An unknown hacker, who claims to be eighteen years old, acquired administrative access to Uber’s corporate network and proprietary internal tools on Thursday, September 15, 2022. On September 15, 2022, at 6:25 pm PT, Uber issued a statement on Twitter that it was “responding to a cybersecurity incident.” An attacker gained access…

Google Leaving IoT Services

Google Leaving IoT Services

Google Leaving IoT Services Tech giant Google recently announced that it’s closing the doors on its IoT Core service.  Their stated reason for doing so was that their strategic partners can better manage customers’ IoT services and devices. Time will tell if the company’s decision was a good one. Another tech giant, Microsoft, is wasting…

Windows 11 Gets New Taskbar Overflow Option

Windows 11 Gets New Taskbar Overflow Option

Windows 11 Gets New Taskbar Overflow Option Are you the type of person who is in the habit of keeping all their apps open?  If so, you’re going to love a recent addition to Windows 11. In a bid to make finding your open apps easier, once you’ve run out of room on the Windows…

Cyber Security Best Practices For Businesses

Cyber Security Best Practices For Businesses

Cyber Security Best Practices For Businesses Smaller companies often struggle to develop and invest in robust IT security systems, which can leave them relatively more vulnerable to cyber attacks. If that’s the situation you’re in and you’re trying to decide what to invest in and where to use the money that you have to spend…

Zoom Outage Reported

Zoom Outage Reported

Zoom Outage Reported Recently Zoom, a popular, cloud-based communications platform used for online meetings and video conferencing, experienced an outage that impacted tens of thousands of users worldwide. The issue began shortly after 8:00 am PDT on Thursday, September 15, 2022, when users reported that they could not log in or join meetings. At 8:17…

Latest Microsoft Patch Fixes Dozens of Bugs

Latest Microsoft Patch Fixes Dozens of Bugs

Latest Microsoft Patch Fixes Dozens of Bugs Even if you don’t consistently install Microsoft’s security patches as soon as they’re released, the September 2022 patch released this week deserves immediate attention. Dozens of bugs, flaws, and vulnerabilities were addressed in this iteration, including fixes for: *30 Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities 18 Elevation of Privilege vulnerabilities…

New Phishing Service Is Targeting Banks

New Phishing Service Is Targeting Banks

New Phishing Service Is Targeting Banks Hackers are increasingly adopting practices that legitimate business owners will immediately recognize. Recently, a new PhaaS (Phishing as a Service) operation has surfaced that specifically targets major banks. These banks include Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citibank, Capital One, PNC, US Bank, Lloyds Bank, Santander, and the Commonwealth Bank…

Fresh Look For Gmail Users Has Been Released

Fresh Look For Gmail Users Has Been Released

Fresh Look For Gmail Users Has Been Released If you’re a Gmail user and you haven’t seen the change already, be aware that Google has freshened up their email interface.  Don’t expect a radical change, however.  This update is more of an evolution than a revolution. Chiefly, you’ll notice that the Chat, Spaces, and Meet…

Apple To Settle Butterfly Keyboard Lawsuit

Apple To Settle Butterfly Keyboard Lawsuit

Apple To Settle Butterfly Keyboard Lawsuit Do you have a MacBook with a Butterfly Keyboard?  If so, keep an eye out for an email regarding the Butterfly Keyboard class action lawsuit. Recently, Apple has agreed to pay out $50 million to settle the suit that alleged that Apple knew about flaws with the butterfly keyboard’s…