Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has identified dozens of hospitals that have vulnerable gateway and virtual private network (VPN) appliances in their infrastructure that make them susceptible to more sophisticated human-operated ransomware attacks during the COVID-19 crisis. “To help these hospitals, many already inundated with patients, we sent out a first-of-its-kind targeted notification with important information […]
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While Google doesn’t specifically sell users’ data, it participates in the process through real-time-bidding.
After a slew of negative headlines about Zoom’s cybersecurity issues and a lack of transparency about data sharing, Zoom is freezing any new feature development to fix security flaws just now being discovered due to a massive increase in usage. CEO Eric Yuan, in a long blog post, outlined several other steps the company is […]
With distance learning and videoconferencing on the rise, the FBI says it has received reports that video platforms are being hijacked (“Zoom-bombing”). Two schools in Massachusetts reported the following incidents: In late March 2020, a Massachusetts-based high school reported that while a teacher was conducting an online class using the teleconferencing software Zoom, an unidentified […]
Microsoft earlier this week released an emergency update to fix a bug in Windows 10 that prevented some users from reaching the cloud or accessing the internet. The issue is related to devices using a proxy, especially those using a virtual private network (VPN). “An out-of-band optional update is now available on the Microsoft Update […]
Enterprise Connect, a conference and exhibit for the enterprise communications and collaboration industry that held virtual keynotes and sessions this year after COVID-19 forced its cancellation, has recognized a dozen companies with its Best of Enterprise Connect Industry Awards. Taking home awards were Journey, Genesys, Glia, Mio, Omilia, Pexip, Avaya, Kramer Electronics, RingCentral, Theta Lake […]
Vermont is suing the tech company for collecting photos of Vermonters without their knowledge or consent.
HP Inc. announced a variety of relief initiatives aimed at arming its global channel partner community to navigate operational and financial challenges associated with COVID-19, including free cybersecurity support. In addition to providing a variety of financing and leasing options for end customers, the company will offer short-term, market and country-specific incentives for channel partners. […]
Enterprise digital signage solutions are usually associated with larger companies, university campuses, hospitals and so on, where the purpose of the digital signage is to affect human behavior, not just to push out announcements. But no matter the size of the organization, the benefits of an enterprise digital signage CMS have value. There are a […]
Pickpocketing and common robbery on on the rise at K-12 schools and college campuses, according to a study which focused on mobile device theft. The 2020 Mobile Theft and Loss Report, released by Prey, Inc., an open-source anti-theft software provider, found it is six times more likely that a device owner is pickpocketed at school or […]