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Can you secure your keep?

In how many ways can one of your network’s hosts become compromised? Well, according to independent security testing company The AV-TEST Institute, somewhere north of 300 million.

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Whose airwaves are they, anyway?

How do you balance private property rights with the right to use those public airwaves no matter where you are?

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Exploit Kit strikes again: Attackers taking advantage of unpatched Flash vulnerability

Adobe Flash is in the news again, with reports of a new zero day vulnerability in Flash Player being exploited with the help of an exploit kit called Angler.

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57 technical terms that all true geeks should know

Every culture and trade has its own secret language known only to the initiates, but in today’s post we’re going to look at 57 of the oddest/strangest/most obscure terms we use in what, to us, is everyday language.

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Two steps forward and one step back: Why do tech companies always break some key functionality in their new and improved devices?

Why do brand new models of tech devices or entirely new versions of software so often seem to take two steps forward and then one step back, removing important features or even adding serious problems that weren’t in the previous versions

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Insider threats are alive and very (un)well

What should a company do when users, whose roles require access to sensitive data, misuse that access? What precautions can companies take to reduce both the risk of this happening, and the damage that can result from insider activity?

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January 2015 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

It turns out we’re looking at eight security updates this month – of which only one addresses a vulnerability that’s rated critical. One thing about this group of patches that’s unusual is that every one of them affects Microsoft Windows.

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Introducing GFI MailEssentials 2015

GFI MailEssentials 2015 is available today. Product manager, Ian Bugeja, tell us what’s new in this version.

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The dangers of unintentional web requests and hidden social media

Learn how GFI WebMonitor can strengthen your web security by distinguishing between direct and indirect web requests.

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Where’s my Patch Tuesday Advance Notification?

Microsoft greeted us on the Thursday prior to Patch Tuesday (the day they usually post a brief overview of the upcoming patches), with a blog post from the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team that says, in essence, they’re no longer going to do it.

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