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Router malware worse than experts realize

Router malware worse than experts realize

In May, security experts discovered one of the most widespread malware infections in history. Now, they’re warning businesses and consumers that it’s even worse than their first assessment. The VPNFilter malware poses a threat to small businesses and requires immediate attention from anyone who hasn’t taken action against it.

What’s new at the 2018 Apple WWDC?

What’s new at the 2018 Apple WWDC?

San Jose, California, recently hosted WWDC 2018. Apple’s engineers interacted with the developers in attendance, while everyone at the event got a sneak preview at the computer manufacturer’s upcoming products and software. Check out the highlights from the event right here!

A more personal, faster iOS 12

Apple has focused on improving the operating system’s performance so that iPads and iPhones become more responsive and work faster.

What Businesses Need to Know Now About Cryptojacking

What Businesses Need to Know Now About Cryptojacking

What happens when hackers steal your processing power but not your data?

IBM Managed Security Services reported in 2017 that the number of CPUs hijacked just to mine cryptocurrency grew sixfold between January and August. These computers are infected with highly intelligent viruses that steal their processing power, and they’re smart enough to avoid detection.

Google Pixel 3 rumor roundup

Google Pixel 3 rumor roundup

New Google smartphones are expected to be released in late 2018. So far, details of the new device — which will most likely be dubbed Google Pixel 3 — have been scarce, but we’ve rounded up all the latest leaks. Read on to find out more.

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What we’re hearing through the grapevine is that the Pixel 3 will look a lot like its predecessor, featuring its classic backside shade, a USB-C port, and speakers in the bottom bezel.

Hide & Seek: New IoT malware to watch out for

Hide & Seek: New IoT malware to watch out for

You probably think your Internet of Things (IoT) devices don’t need as much protection as your PCs or laptops. Newsflash: They’re actually even more vulnerable to hacking. In fact, researchers have discovered a terrifying strain of IoT malware that can infect your devices.

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure.” Google hopes this move will nudge users away from the unencrypted web. Read on to learn more about the forthcoming changes.

The dangers of app overload in businesses

The dangers of app overload in businesses

Businesses today rely on countless apps and software for day-to-day operations. However, too many of these programs can do more harm than good. App overload brings confusion among employees, and a recent study shows that this costs more than companies realize.

Simple Security

Simple Security

Source: ithinkbigger.com

Simple Security

by Thinking Bigger Business Staff

Vol. 27 Issue 6

Online security is a major issue for businesses of all sizes. The good news is that there are IT tools that can give you peace of mind if a security threat arises.

Need Better IT Support? Try Outsourcing

Need Better IT Support? Try Outsourcing

When was the last time you told your IT support provider that they were friendly, pleasant, quick, and thorough? Have you ever? If you don’t totally love your current setup, you might want to consider outsourcing.

To be effective, IT support must include network support, vendor relationship support, printing assistance, planning support, and management support.

Never Cut IT When Slashing Business Costs. Here’s Why.

Never Cut IT When Slashing Business Costs. Here’s Why.

Technology can either enable and enhance your business, or end up frustrating everyone (including your tech support). It all depends on how you view your IT infrastructure — and how well you choose, implement, and utilize the technology.

IT has been a driving force behind most companies’ productivity for decades.