Just when we thought the Windows Print Spooler vulnerability was addressed, Microsoft has released information about another vulnerability in the service that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. The company is currently developing a security update to address this vulnerability, which is tracked as CVE-2021-34481. This comes after Microsoft previously […]
Finally, the U.S. government is starting to get serious about combatting ransomware as the Biden administration is considering a range of options to stop the growing threat. According to Politico, these options include launching offensive cyberattacks on hacking gangs and developing partnerships with the private sector aimed at sharing information about cyber threats. The publication […]
Global spending on IT is expected to rapidly increase this year and hit $4.2 trillion, an increase of nearly 9% as organizations look for technology that can help them grow, according to a new report from Gartner. Many organizations are still recovering from the pandemic, and many are willing to spend heavily on IT that […]
Microsoft has announced Windows 365, a new cloud service that takes the Windows operating system to the Microsoft Cloud, allowing for the secure streaming of the Windows experience. According to Microsoft, that experience includes a user’s apps, data and settings, all of which can be streamed to personal or corporate devices. Essentially, this creates a […]
Microsoft has been busy issuing software security patches over the last few weeks, including an emergency fix to resolve the PrintNightmare vulnerability and 117 fixes as part of its monthly security patch release. The volume of fixes this month is more than the last two months combined, but is on par with the monthly totals […]
SolarWinds says it was notified of an actively exploited vulnerability in its Serv-U managed File Transfer Server and Serv-U Secured FTP.
To combat stress and mental health issues in IT departments, organizations need to look at IT differently.
We are all finally emerging from our homes and makeshift workstations and are returning to the office from fully remote work to hybrid in some capacity. At My TechDecisions, the editorial group has been going to the office two days a week to start. I for one am ecstatic that I now can leave my […]
Kaseya has patched vulnerabilities in its VSA software that ransomware actors leveraged in a massive attack through MSPs.
Microsoft is rolling out a new version of its Windows operating system, Windows 11, and it’s likely to cause a stir in IT departments everywhere when it’s officially released around the holiday season. The new OS – which comes after Microsoft had suggested that Windows 10 would be the last new operating system to be […]