February’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday delayed due to “last minute issue”

The second Tuesday of February 2017 is here but the patches aren’t and Microsoft is saying this is due to a “last minute issue.”

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The evolution of extortionware

We’ve all heard about ransomware that makes data inaccessible until you pay for the encryption key. Now we’re seeing a variant on that theme that some call doxware, or extortionware.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – January 2017

It’s a brand new year and this January has been an interesting one. Let’s take a look at some of the updates they’ve issued in this first month of 2017.

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January 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

It’s a brand new year, and this time always brings with it a brand new way of looking at Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday updates.

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Third party patch roundup – December 2016

December is a busy time for most of us and in the IT world, the network communications must go on, and keeping them secure remains as important as ever.

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The top 10 events and trends in IT of 2016

As 2016 winds down and disappears into the Deleted Items folder of history, it’s time to look back and reflect on some of the major events, developments, announcements and trends.

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Smart apps are here, and they can help you run your life (and business)

Smart personal assistant apps have been here for a while, but are still limited to early adopters. What will happen when these enter the mainstream?

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday – December 2016

Don’t let the holiday season fool you – patching is a never-ending story, and Microsoft prepared 12 patches for us this Tuesday.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – November 2016

Google published several Chrome updates in November, addressing several security and stability issues, while other vendors had a more or less calm month.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday – November 2016

Along with 14 patches, Microsoft introduced a new Security Update Guide web site, as the new location for information on security vulnerabilities.

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