Popular Gaming Company Has An Installation Software Server Vulnerability

You may not be familiar with the name “SteelSeries” unless you’re a gamer. The company makes an exceptional line of gaming gear including keyboards, mice, and gaming headsets. If you buy one of their devices you will undoubtedly use the company’s app to install and configure your new gear. Unfortunately, the app has a bug that can be exploited by …

Windows Server 2022 Has Been Released

Some products are released with lots of fanfare. Others with very little. There was almost no fanfare behind the release of Windows Server 2022 but it is currently available to customers. Windows Server 2022 has been in development for more than a year and comes in three different variants depending on your needs: Standard, Datacenter and Datacenter: Azure Edition. According …

These Small Business Cisco Routers Should Be Replaced

Do you own any of the following Cisco UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) routers? RV110W RV130 RV130W Or RV215W If you do then you will want to replace your gear as quickly as possible. The small business VPN routers listed above are nearing their end of life and end of support and the company recently announced that there will be …

Recent Massive Data Breach Attacks T-Mobile Company

US telecommunications giant T-Mobile is the latest big company to suffer from a successful hacking attack. The company is still cooperating with law enforcement and investigating an attack. Here are the details. A threat actor claimed to have made copies of databases that contained personal information belonging to more than 100 million of the company’s customers. The attacker is currently …

Windows 11 Makes It Harder To Switch From Edge Browser

Analysts who have been following the development of Windows 11 generally have good things to say about the redesign of the interface. There is one aspect of the new OS that’s been raising hackles and causing analysts to sound alarm bells. That has to do with the new software’s browser controls. Microsoft faced a chorus of accusations of unfair competition …

Microsoft Paint Gets New Look In Windows 11

MS Paint has had a long and interesting history. It is one of the oldest apps bundled with Windows and has been present for literally decades. Microsoft made plans to retire Paint and replace it with Paint 3D. When the company actually began moving toward retiring Paint they faced an unexpected uproar from their massive user base. It seems that …

Microsoft 365 Getting Button To Easily Report Phishing Emails

We’re beginning to see increasing collaboration between giant tech companies and government agencies around the world. In the UK the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) launched its Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) back in April of 2020. The agency has received nearly 7 million reports since its launch. These include more than 50,500 reported scams and in excess of 97,500 …

Magnetic Stripes On Credit Cards May Be Phased Out Soon

The magnetic stripe on the back of credit and debit cards has been a standard feature for as long as most people can remember. MasterCard recently made a rather surprising announcement concerning those stripes and are planning to phase them out of most markets beginning in 2024. The company will no longer require US-based companies to issue chip cards with …

iCloud For Windows Adds Cloud Password Access And Management

Version 12.5 of iCloud for Windows is now out and features a small but important upgrade. The new version adds password access and management features. These allow users to manage passwords that have been saved in the iCloud from a Windows-based machine. The management features you will find here are pretty bare bones which makes it similar to Apple’s Chrome …

End to End Encryption Comes Facebook Messenger

Facebook has recently announced an important addition to its Facebook Messenger app. Most popular communications platforms utilize end-to-end encryption (E2EE). These include Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and even Facebook’s WhatsApp. Until recently Facebook’s Messenger app was a notable holdout. Although popular it simply wasn’t as secure as the others mentioned above. Facebook has now changed that by finally adding E2EE to …