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Sophos discovers malicious code disabling security software
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malware
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edr
"We’ve found a total of 10 malicious drivers, all variants of the initial discovery. These drivers show a concerted effort to move up the trust chain."
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Up to 85% off for various lifetime storage plans from pCloud
Fri, 25th Nov 2022
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windows
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linux
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cloud storage
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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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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windows
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security attack
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internet explorer
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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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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Game review: No Man’s Sky (Nintendo Switch)
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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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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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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cybersecurity
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edr
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
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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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users
New data shows up to 75% of critical vulnerabilities could be mitigated through a rights and privileges crackdown
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Dynabook ANZ announces new Portégé X40L-K hyperlight laptop
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Dynabook ANZ has unveiled the all-new Portégé X40L-K, a hyperlight 14.0" modern laptop utilising cutting-edge, high-performance computing power.
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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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avast
"While businesses are less at risk of encountering a threat than consumers, they more often than not have more to lose if they do fall victim."
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Avast reveals top 10 malware types troubling Aussie users
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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smartphones
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apple
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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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virtualisation
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cybersecurity
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
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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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cybersecurity
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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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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data protection
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cybersecurity
Data protection company Barracuda has recorded rapid growth in its managed service provider (MSP) business, with the acquisition of SKOUT cybersecurity playing a pivotal role in providing new opportunities. 
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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 has uncovered a zero-day exploit for the Windows OS.
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Microsoft adds Azure capabilities to Windows Server 2022
Thu, 7th Oct 2021
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microsoft
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servers
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windows
Windows Server 2022 includes multi-layered security, hybrid capabilities with Azure, file server improvements, container support with Kubernetes, and more.
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Microsoft begins Windows 11 rollout, but there's wait for Android apps
Wed, 6th Oct 2021
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microsoft
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It is the first major operating system update for the tech giant in six years.
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Microsoft announces cloud OS Windows 365 - Full windows 11 experience online
Thu, 15th Jul 2021
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microsoft
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desktop virtualization
Microsoft moves Windows 10 and 11 to the cloud with newly announced Windows 365. 
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Microsoft showcases what's new in Windows 11
Fri, 25th Jun 2021
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windows
The design, according to Microsoft, has been simplified to be ‘modern, fresh, clean, and beautiful’, but a new design aesthetic isn't the only thing that has changed.
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