Microsoft March Patch Tuesday Fixes 74 Security Issues

By Kenneth Sprague | March 19th, 2018

Microsoft has released its monthly security updates, and this month the company patched 74 vulnerabilities affecting products such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange Server, ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, PowerShell Core, ChakraCore, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps.

Trustico CEO Compromises 23,000 HTTPS Private Keys

By Kenneth Sprague | March 2nd, 2018

March didn’t get off to a great start following the recent revelation that the CEO of a certificate reseller emailed a partner the sensitive private keys for 23,000 TLS certificates. The email was sent on Tuesday by the CEO of Trustico…

Microsoft Arm-Powered Windows 10 PCs: What’s the Difference?

By Roger Murray | February 26th, 2018

Windows 10 on ARM is a reboot of Microsoft’s earlier attempts to meld mobile processors with full laptop experiences. While the latest release promises a robust Windows 10 experience that is nearly identical to x86-based systems, there are some key differences & limitations to keep in mind.

Microsoft February Patch Tuesday Fixes 50 Security Issues

By Kenneth Sprague | February 14th, 2018

Microsoft released the February 2018 Patch Tuesday security updates, and this month’s release comes with fixes for 50 vulnerabilities, along with additional patches for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities (ADV180002).

Microsoft January Patch Tuesday Fixes 56 Security Issues Plus Zero-Day

By Kenneth Sprague | January 11th, 2018

Microsoft published the January 2018 Patch Tuesday security updates this week.  The release includes fixes for 56 vulnerabilities and three special security advisories with fixes for Adobe Flash, the Meltdown & Spectre flaws, and a defense-in-depth update for Office Applications.

UPDATED: Major Intel Chip Flaw Discovered, Fix Will Slow Down Processors

By Kenneth Sprague | January 3rd, 2018

A significant vulnerability discovered in all Intel processor chips will have a huge impact going forward.  The Register first reported this major design flaw in Linux kernel patch notes.  An update will need to be released for all Linux Distributions, Windows, macOS Operating Systems

Microsoft December Patch Tuesday Fixes 34 Security Issues, 20 Critical

By Kenneth Sprague | December 14th, 2017

Microsoft patched 34 vulnerabilities that are part of its December Patch Tuesday release. A total of 20 vulnerabilities were rated critical and another 12 were rated important. Impacted are Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Exchange.

TSI Annual Holiday Shopping Outreach 2017

By Roger Murray | December 6th, 2017

For over 17 years TSI has partnered with the Foxboro Discretionary Fund to support our local community of families throughout the Foxboro area.

Bad Rabbit Targeted Ransomware Attack Is Bad News

By Roger Murray | October 25th, 2017

It was reported yesterday that this year’s third major Ransomware incident – dubbed Bad Rabbit – began infecting a number of ‘high profile’ targets throughout Russia and greater Eastern Europe; specifically, Poland, Germany, the Ukraine, and South Korea. Based on the nature and characteristics of the attack, security experts are comparing it to the WannaCry and Petya ransomwares earlier this year.

KRACK Wi-Fi Hack Leaves Almost Every Network Open For Attack

By Kenneth Sprague | October 17th, 2017

The bug known as “KRACK” for Key Reinstallation Attack, exposes almost every wireless-enabled device uses a fundamental flaw lying in the protocol’s four-way handshake…

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