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Your passwords are not secure

Your passwords are not secure

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). On the hook for the password best practices that we still use today — the combination of letters, capitalizations, and numbers — NIST admits that the existing guidelines were misguided.

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

The macOS operating system has a reputation for being impervious to security risks, but according to recent news, that’s not always the case. In High Sierra, even someone with zero IT experience can steal your password. Here’s how to stop them.

What is the bug?

The vulnerability pertains to sweeping changes in how macOS stores files.

Why you shouldn’t write off Firefox

Why you shouldn’t write off Firefox

Mozilla, the creator of Firefox, has spent some time and energy on projects that ended up going nowhere. But this time , they seem to have found their focus. No, it’s not on their built-in video chat service or mobile phone OS, but rather something that should’ve been obvious to them, their most successful product, Firefox.

Equifax reveals 2.5 Million more stolen identities

Equifax reveals 2.5 Million more stolen identities

Equifax recently said it identified millions more hacked accounts. Have you taken these steps to protect yourself?

We’re sure you already know about the Equifax breach. But did you know that on October 2, Equifax announced that 2.5 million more accounts had been compromised? The scale of this breach is truly breathtaking, and everyone should respond by taking additional steps to protect their personal information.

Newsletter Oops

Newsletter Oops

We apologize for our early October newsletter, in which three of the four articles weren’t posted.

Dear Readers:

Earlier this month, our newsletter service released our October issue prematurely, along with links to three non-existent articles.

Virtualization vendors work together

Virtualization vendors work together

Until recently, business owners had to choose between cloud-based virtualization and on-premises virtualization. Although implementing either option from scratch was affordable, moving an existing on-premises setup into the cloud was expensive. Thankfully, two of the biggest virtualization vendors are working together to make this problem a thing of the past.