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Microsoft issues 83 patches, one for actively exploited vulnerability

Every second Tuesday of the month it’s ‘Patch Tuesday’. On Patch Tuesday Microsoft habitually issues a lot of patches for bugs and vulnerabilities in its software. It’s always important to patch, but the update that was released on January 12 is one to pay attention to. That’s because it contains a patch for a vulnerability in Windows Defender that is already being … [Read more...]

TAP Blog Series: Maximizing Your Service Delivery Opportunity

One of the biggest challenges facing managed services providers (MSPs) is balancing internal teams and associated skill sets with the services they want to offer. One way many MSPs augment their internal team is by partnering with third-party companies.  Read More … [Read more...]

Office 365 Data Loss Prevention Tips

Over the past fifteen years, we’ve seen a relatively consistent increase in the number of annual data breaches. We’ve also seen an increase in the number of stringent data privacy laws being introduced across the globe, and a failure to comply with these laws may result in large fines being levied against the non-compliant organization. That said, 2020 has actually seen a decrease in … [Read more...]

How to trigger the sending of conditional reports

Many of you may wonder how to generate a report based on predefined conditions, such as whether there are unread messages in customer service mailboxe... Continue reading … [Read more...]

How to trigger the sending of a conditional report

Many of you may wonder how to generate a report based on predefined conditions, such as whether there are unread messages in customer service mailboxe... Continue reading … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s January 2021 Patch Tuesday Addresses 83 CVEs

In its first Patch Tuesday of 2021, Microsoft patched 83 CVEs including 10 critical vulnerabilities Microsoft patched 83 CVEs in the January 2021 Patch Tuesday release, including 10 CVEs rated as critical and 73 rated as important. Compared to Microsoft’s January 2020 Patch Tuesday release, which included fixes for 49 CVEs, this represents a 69% increase in CVEs patched. If that’s any indication, … [Read more...]

Ubiquiti breach, and other IoT security problems

Networking equipment manufacturer Ubiquiti sent out an email to warn users about a possible data breach. The email stated there had been unauthorized access to its IT systems that are hosted with a third-party cloud provider. Ubiquiti Networks sells networking devices and IoT devices. It did not specify which products were affected but pointed at UI.com, which is its customer web portal. The … [Read more...]

What to expect when working with Thycotic Professional Services

Thycotic customers come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of experience. Some are new to PAM. Perhaps they recently inherited the program. Or maybe they’re building a PAM strategy from scratch. Our pro services team supports them at every stage of their journey. Some want more hands-on control. They prefer writing their own scripts, building custom reports, and setting up their own architecture. … [Read more...]

A week in security (January 4 – January 10)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we released survey results about VPN usage and found that 36 percent of our respondents use it. We also talked about Adobe Flash Player reaching its end of life—meaning, Adobe won’t be supporting the updating and patching of its Flash Player software; covered the ransomware attack against Funke Media Group, one of Germany’s largest publishers; and … [Read more...]