JIGSAW changes its game to cryptojacking

An old friend has veered its ugly head. First mentioned in TechTalk in 2016, JIGSAW has made an appearance with a few updated tweaks. This old form of ransomware has been altered to steal Bitcoin by changing the addresses of wallets and sending the payments to the hacker’s account. JIGSAW was infamous for appearing on […] … [Read more...]

The top 20 free Network Monitoring and Analysis Tools for sysadmins

We know how administrators love free tools that make their life easier so here are 20 of the best free tools for monitoring devices, services, ports or protocols and analysing traffic on your network. … [Read more...]

Windows PowerShell: Automating common admin tasks

Back in 2012, I wrote a number of blog posts that highlighted the efficacy of PowerShell and how it could be used to make your life as a sysadmin easier. This article builds on Windows PowerShell: Extracting Strings Using Regular Expressions, Windows PowerShell: Essential Admin Scripts (Part 1), and Windows PowerShell: Essential Admin Scripts (Part […] … [Read more...]

GDPR deadline is here: Now what?

It's May 25, 2018 and the GDPR enforcement date is upon us. After many months of scrambling to make the transition, thanks to the vagueness of some of the provisions, many organizations are still uncertain as to whether they’re fully in compliance. … [Read more...]

Win10 April Update: What’s new for IT pros? (Part 2)

In the Windows 10, version 1803 update there is a group of enhancements that probably aren’t of much interest to most consumers but are significant additions for IT pros. That’s what we’ll be discussing here in Part 2. … [Read more...]

Win10 April Update: Was it worth the wait? (Part 1)

Microsoft uses the term “Windows as a service” to describe Windows 10 but there has been some confusion within the IT community as to exactly what that means. In a nutshell, there will no longer be distinct versions of the operating system as we knew them in the past (Windows 3.1, Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc.   … [Read more...]

The new internet threat on the block: cryptojacking

A new type of malicious attack is worming its way across the internet and it is only going to get bigger. This threat is not designed to cripple systems like a DoS attacks, nor is it designed to hold you sensitive files hostage in exchange for payment as ransomware, though the threat is indeed all about making money. … [Read more...]

IT initiatives to include in your plans this spring

The new year has come and gone. Now that your company’s budget is on track, it’s time to start cleaning house (or your network) with IT initiatives that will protect your business from a malware attack and organize your data. … [Read more...]

GFI Unlimited: What’s in it for our customers

GFI Unlimited is a game-changing subscription that unlocks a library of network security and communication solutions. Learn more about the benefits and why you should switch to GFI Unlimited. … [Read more...]

Access it all with GFI Unlimited

Introducing GFI Unlimited, a brand new subscription that is game-changing in its simplicity and revolutionary in its value. Find out how you can access a library of network security and communication solutions today! … [Read more...]