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Rapid7’s Metasploit Framework 6.3 is now available
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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workflow solutions
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identity
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windows
Rapid7 has released Metasploit Framework 6.3, adding native authentication, incorporating new modules for attacks and simplifying complex workflows.
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Sophos discovers malicious code disabling security software
Fri, 23rd Dec 2022
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microsoft
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malware
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firewall
Sophos has uncovered malicious code in multiple drivers with legitimate digital certificates, including a certificate from Microsoft.
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Up to 85% off for various lifetime storage plans from pCloud
Fri, 25th Nov 2022
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storage
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linux
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windows
Talking about Lifetime, pCloud has just started their Black Friday Promo and you can get a one-time payment plan with up to 85% discount.
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Game preview: The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil in Me (PC)
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
The Devil in Me is the fourth title in The Dark Pictures Anthology. The series of games are presented in a manner very similar to that of a TV show.
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Dragos announces its Q3 Industrial Ransomware Analysis
Fri, 28th Oct 2022
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ransomware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
Ransomware continues to be one of the most threatening financial and operational risks to industrial organisations worldwide.
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Varonis uncovers two new Windows vulnerabilities
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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internet explorer
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cios
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windows
Users don’t have to use Internet Explorer for its legacy to have left you vulnerable to LogCrusher and OverLog.
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Hands-on review: Poly Voyager 4320 UC headset
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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gaming
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apple
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contact centre
The headset is made from black plastic with a flexible metal headband, which can extend to fit. Even when extended, the headband feels very robust.
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IGEL appoints Simon Townsend & Jason Mafera as CTO for EMEA & CTO for North America
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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saas
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virtualisation
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daas
IGEL's Office of the CTO hires Simon Townsend as Field CTO for EMEA and Jason Mafera as Field CTO for North America to optimize customer experience.
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Game review: No Man’s Sky (Nintendo Switch)
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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apple
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gaming
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reviews
Players control an unnamed explorer who awakens on an alien planet near a damaged starship in need of repairs and refuelling.
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Game review: Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection (PC)
Thu, 20th Oct 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
At long last PC gamers get to join Nathan Drake and friends with Naughty Dog’s Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection.
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ManageEngine unveils MFA for Windows UAC for added security
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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endpoint protection
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edr
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cybersecurity
ManageEngine has released MFA for Windows User Account Control (UAC) prompts that require credentials for added security.
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IGEL offering day-one support for new Citrix product
Tue, 6th Sep 2022
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microsoft
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cloud services
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virtualisation
As a co-development partner with both Citrix and Microsoft, IGEL is providing day-one support for the release of Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 Cloud PC.
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‘Windows shops’ target admin rights to de-risk their environments
Wed, 17th Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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windows
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cios
New data shows up to 75% of critical vulnerabilities could be mitigated through a rights and privileges crackdown.
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Intel appoints Alexis Crowell as managing director for the Asia Territory
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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iot
Intel appoints Alexis Crowell as Managing Director for Asia Territory, aiming to deepen local partnerships and drive digital transformation.
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Dynabook ANZ announces new Portégé X40L-K hyperlight laptop
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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wfh
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Dynabook ANZ has launched the Portégé X40L-K, a lightweight laptop featuring high-performance computing power and hybrid architecture.
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Intel appoints Alexis Crowell as Managing director
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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iot
Intel appoints Alexis Crowell as managing director for Asia Territory, with a focus on digital transformation and local developer engagement. #Intel #Asia.
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NZ Windows users at risk of devastating cyber attacks
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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windows
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avast
New Zealand businesses face devastating cyber attacks, with a 14.22% chance of encountering a threat, warns Avast's 2021 Global PC Risk Report.
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Avast reveals top 10 malware types troubling Aussie users
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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apple
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smartphones
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malware
Avast has revealed the top 10 malware types putting Australian users at risk of having their personal data and money stolen and losing control of their devices.
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Vulnerabilities discovered in Veeam backup solutions
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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dr
Among the possible consequences of the attacks are infection with ransomware, data theft, and denial of service.
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Delinea bolsters PAM service for Linux with cloud expansion
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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cloud services
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devops
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pam
Delinea has announced an extension of its cloud suite to help provide better management solutions for Linux user groups.
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BeyondTrust extends remote support with updated release
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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pam
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apple
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technology gifts
Privileged Access Management firm BeyondTrust is extending its remote support and adding deeper security protections for systems and devices.
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Microsoft shares vague details about Windows 11 rollout so far
Fri, 28th Jan 2022
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microsoft
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windows
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operating systems
People are accepting upgrades Windows 11 faster than they did for Windows 10 - but won't say exactly how many PCs are actually running it.
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Barracuda MSP business growth signals hope for smarter cybersecurity solutions
Mon, 22nd Nov 2021
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microsoft
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firewall
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data protection
Barracuda's managed service provider (MSP) business experiences rapid growth following acquisition of SKOUT cybersecurity.
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MysterySnail: Kaspersky finds zero-day exploit for Windows OS
Thu, 14th Oct 2021
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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windows
Kaspersky uncovers zero-day exploit for Windows OS, used in attacks by IronHusky group. Patched by Microsoft on October 12.