Patch Tuesday April 2019
Patch Tuesday April 2019: April showers bring torrents of security patches for your small business. Patch Tuesday April 2019 Patch Tuesday is that day of the month when numerous software companies release their security updates. It’s always the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Be sure to schedule time to update all your devices once a… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday March 2019
Patch Tuesday March 2019: all the patch news you need for your small business. Adobe Agony No Hot Flash this month for a change. This month the excitement is with Photoshop, Digital Editions (ebook  reader) and Cold Fusion. There were two important security updates last month for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat so check that… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday February 2019
Patch Tuesday February 2019: all the security news you need this month for your small business. Hot Flash and Adobe Agony As usual there is a security update for Adobe Flash. But the real excitement is the boatload of critical and important security fixes for Adobe Reader and Acrobat for both Windows and Mac. More… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday November 2018
Patch Tuesday November 2018: all the patch and security news you need for your small business. Windows 10 Fall Update The Windows 10 Fall Update, originally slated for release in mid October, has been pulled again by Microsoft. The third attempt at a stable build was another failure. You have to wonder about Microsoft’s commitment… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday October 2018
Patch Tuesday October 2018: all the security news you need for your small business computing. Microsoft Updates Microsoft released fixes for 49 security flaws across all it’s products including 12 flaws listed a critical. Microsoft patched all version of Office, yes that includes Mac versions. There were also updates for Edge, Windows 10, 8 and… (0 comment)

Click Here To Kill Everybody Book Review
Click Here To Kill Everybody Book Review: even the author Bruce Schneier admits the title is clickbait. Is all our technology so interconnected that someone could click here to kill everybody? Schneier opens his book with three scenarios of how technology could kill. Hackers could remotely disable car brakes, take over steering and even turn… (0 comment)

Hacked or Scraped?
Regularly I find someone saying “I’ve been hacked” and when I get more details it turns out they’ve been scraped. What’s the difference? Hacked or Scraped? Today on Facebook a friend posted “I’ve been hacked. Don’t accept friend requests from me”. In this case, a hacker has scraped her photo and personal details to create… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday August 2018
Patch Tuesday August 2018: all the monthly patch news you need for your business. Patch Tuesday is second Tuesday of the month when software vendors like Microsoft and Adobe release their monthly patches. Another Hot Flash Adobe released patches for Flash this month. What a surprise. If you’re using Chrome, Flash gets updated (and sandboxed)… (0 comment)

How CryptoCurrency Mining Can Burn Your Business
How CryptoCurrency Mining Can Burn Your Business: what is it and how does it affect you? CryptoCurrency First Most people have heard of Bitcoin, the best known cryptocurrency, as its price soared spectacularly in December 2017 and then plunged in January. But how do you generate these digital coins? Basically your computer mines digital currency… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday July 2018
Patch Tuesday July 2018: all the security patch information you need for your small business. Hot Flash It’s definitely that time of the month for Adobe: over 100 patches for Acrobat and Reader (for both Windows and Mac) and two for our favourite Flash. All these patches are rated category 2 which in Adobe security… (0 comment)