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The .NET patch failure that wasn’t

This month’s patch updates from Microsoft have caused few problems, and though there were some issues related to .NET, even those have been scattered.

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Windows 10 security: Are you on the right version?

If you're running an older version of Windows 10, It's time to review security enhancements that later versions offer to see if you need to update.

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The 6 best password managers

Look to these top password managers for Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android to make your online life easier and more secure.

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Alien malware a rising threat to mobile banking users

The Alien malware has quickly become a popular choice for cybercriminals to commit bank fraud. Here's why.

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Microsoft Office the most targeted platform to carry out attacks

The number of attacks carried out using the popular suite has increased in the past two years as browsers become harder targets. Office files are now more popular than PDFs to deliver malware.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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9 tips to detect and prevent web shell attacks on Windows networks

Attackers often use web shells to mimic legitimate files and compromise web servers. These best practices will lower your risk.

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How to check your Windows network for vulnerabilities

If you've made significant changes to your network to support remote workers, it's time to review what you've done to make sure everything is locked down.

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How to lock down Remote Desktop Protocol servers

Make sure you've made all the proper settings to secure remote desktop protocol (RDP) to best protect your Windows network when supporting remote workers.

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Microsoft Threat Protection: What security and IT admins need to know

Microsoft Threat Protection can protect Windows systems and Office 365 users on many levels, but licensing requirements can be confusing.

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Securing Windows and Office in a time of COVID-19: update policies, remote options

Delayed updates and a rush to support remote workers have forced IT and security teams to scramble. This information and advice will help them better deal with the crisis.

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Best Android antivirus? The top 8 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 8 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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8 steps to being (almost) completely anonymous online

The universe may believe in encryption, but it doesn't believe in anonymity. You're going to have to work for it.

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The 9 Windows Server security settings you need to get right

With all the improvements Microsoft has made in Windows and Windows Server, it’s time to evaluate whether your security settings are as effective as they could be.

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How to implement Windows 7, Server 2008 security updates after end-of-life

Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, but you can purchase extended security updates. Here's what you need to do to implement them.

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How to manage Windows 10 1903 and 1909 security updates

Your Windows update controls might be out of date if you haven't reviewed them since the 1803 update or earlier. Here are the new settings you need to know.

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Emergent Android banking Trojan shows app overlay attacks are still effective

By taking code from another Android Trojan, Anubis, the Ginp malware has enhanced itself and has begun targeting banks.

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How to lock down enterprise web browsers

Your organization's web browser is essentially your operating system for the cloud. Secure it appropriately.

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