The Top Ten Security Issues For Business In 2018

Below is a list of the top ten IT security concerns for businesses in 2018.  These are not in a particular order and we will keep them brief. 1: A Twist on Vendor Attacks: The old logic says that the easiest way into a big company that has tight security, is through a little vendor company that has weak security (think Target) still holds but there are obvious new ways to exploit vendors.  In 2018…

Apple Removes Security Comparison To Windows in an Apparently Admitting That Macs & iPhone Get Malware

Here it is from CRN: For years, Apple’s marketing has centered on the notion that Mac users are immune to the malware that routinely causes headaches for PC users. Here is how Apple used to phrase this: “A Mac isn’t susceptible to the thousands of viruses plaguing Windows-based computers. That’s thanks to built-in defenses in Mac OS X that keep you safe, without any work on your part.” But sometime in the past few days,…

WindowsUnblocker From Kaspersky: Free Automated Virus and Malware Cleaner

“…Kaspersky WindowsUnblocker is a free tool that can be used to boot an otherwise unbootable computer and start the process of cleansing the registry of unwanted entries that have been added by malware. The software is supplied as an ISO image that can be burned to CD or DVD, or used to create a bootable USB drive – you then simply need to ensure that your computer is configure to boot from that drive and…

Can’t Boot Your Infected PC?

… Dr Web LiveCD is on hand to help you to get things back in order. As the name suggests, this is a live CD that can be used to boot an otherwise inaccessible computer with a view to retrieving files and fixing problems. Dr Web LiveCD downloads as a disc image that needs to be burned to CD and once this disc has been created it can be used to boot into a Linux environment that…