Infected CCleaner downloads from official servers

Avast posted a clarification explaining what happened and giving a timeline of the events. One point we should take note of is that the breach preceded the take-over of Piriform by Avast. Users that are unsure whether they were affected by this and whether their data may have been sent to the C2 server can check for the presence of the following values under the registry … [Read more...]

Virtual application and desktop delivery can be complex and expensive—unless you are one of thousands of businesses that uses Parallels RAS!

Provide your employees with access to desktop applications as if they were native applications on iOS and Android devices. With Parallels unique ApplificationTM technology, employees can use native touch gestures of mobile devices—swipe, drag, tap to click, or zoom—to interact with any remote Windows application on both smartphones and tablets, making them productive on the go. Read more here … [Read more...]

Malwarebytes For Windows: now stronger and smarter

Malwarebytes new version offers you next level protection against today’s most dangerous threats. It’s the security you’ve been looking for. Protect your endpoints with next-gen tech that out-thinks malware and traditional security. Read more here … [Read more...]

Veeam ‘too complex and too expensive’, claims new rival

Storage vendor Altaro has launched a campaign to entice channel partners to drop Veeam, claiming the vendor is neglecting mid-market customers. Read more here … [Read more...]

GFI Prime: Keeping customers at the heart of our business!

Customers who use GFI Software's products for their Security and Communications needs will now receive even more value as GFI Prime members. What is GFI Prime? GFI Prime is a customer loyalty program, designed to ensure that customers who continue to do business with GFI are generously rewarded. Through this program, our loyal customers will gain special access to a selection of our … [Read more...]

SOLARWINDS MSP Acquires spamexperts to enhance its growing product portfolio

SolarWinds MSP, a global leader in delivering comprehensive, scalable IT service management solutions; today announced that it has acquired SpamExperts B.V., a global provider of email security solutions deployed in the cloud or on-premises, with services for incoming (spam and virus) filtering, outgoing filtering, and email archiving. Read more here … [Read more...]

Mater Private enhances its outstanding reputation for safety

Ireland’s Mater Private Healthcare Group includes two hospitals in Dublin and Cork, advanced Cancer Centers in Limerick and Liverpool, and a number of outpatient clinics throughout Ireland. Mater Private offers some of the most technologically advanced treatment options in Ireland, and the organization has earned eight consecutive accreditations for patient safety. When ransomware and malware … [Read more...]

Why ransomware costs small businesses big money

When businesses are hit with ransomware, it's not just the ransom amount that could financially hurt. The time spent trying to get systems back online and potential revenue lost in the meantime makes a lasting impact, too. Major cyberattacks like WannaCry have put ransomware -- known as malware that locks down computers until money is sent -- top of mind for businesses. But smaller, more … [Read more...]

Orthology acquires distribution of TeamViewer

Orthology is the new distributor of TeamViewer in Greece! The friendly All-In-One solution for Remote Maintenance, Support, Meetings and Presentations is now available through the channel of Orthology. Control any computer remotely or share your desktop with TeamViewer simply and fast. While most competitors offer different packages for spontaneous support, server administration, home … [Read more...]

Ransomware attacks caused 22 percent of infected small & medium-sized organizations to cease business operations immediately

Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, released its “Second Annual State of Ransomware Report” today. The multi-country study surveyed 1,054 companies with no more than 1,000 employees across North America, France, U.K., Germany, Australia, and Singapore. The report, conducted by Osterman Research, explores ransomware attack frequency, impacts of attacks … [Read more...]