RemoteAccess

Atera Named a Finalist in CRN’s 2017 Tech Innovator’s Award

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atera, developer of the cloud-based IT automation platform that combines Remote Monitoring and Management …

Innovation

User asked help desk to debug a Post-it Note that survived a reboot

<b>On-Call</b> Welcome again to On-Call, in which <i>The Register</i> christens each new Friday with a reader-contributed tale of being asked to fix the unthinkable.<p>…

This Cloud Company Took On Cisco And Citrix, Now Eyes Salesforce

Shutterstock photo<p>It's hard to think of <b>LogMeIn</b> ( LOGM ) as an underdog anymore.<p>This scrappy tech firm took on the likes of <b>Cisco</b> ( CSCO ), <b>Microsoft</b> ( …

Stocks

IDG Contributor Network: Securing the digital transformation of our critical infrastructure

Earlier this year, a massive breach on American and European power companies was uncovered. It began in 2015 as part of a large-scale cyber espionage …

Cybersecurity

Crunchyroll serving remote access malware

The downloaded file, CrunchyViewer.exe, was initially only detected on VirusTotal by Kaspersky and Palo-Alto Labs.<p>The 9mb file, if installed, posed …

Sorry pet owners, Amazon Key isn't for you

These days practically everyone wants a piece of that smart-tech powered future, and if Amazon gets its way, everyone probably will. Well, with the …

Amazon

Friday Smart Lock review

A retrofit smart lock with serious style<p><b>The Good</b> This lock has great design. It's available in seven colors and can be used as a regular thumb latch.<p><b>The Bad</b> Friday needs some serious firmware updates to deliver real Wi-Fi capability and temporary guest access. It also only integrates with Apple …

Home Automation

Bamboozled: Tech support scam strikes again

Burt Schlosberg, 83, said he was killing time before the start of last week's Giants game.<p>The Hamilton resident was surfing the web on his laptop …

Identity Theft

Dark Web markets selling remote access to corporate PCs for just $3 allowing hackers to spy on firms

Dark web market Ultimate Anonymity Services (UAS) currently offers RDPs from across the globe.<p>Dark web vendors are now selling remote access to …

Security

Dark web vendors are selling remote access to corporate PCs for as little as $3

Hackers are taking advantage of lax passwords used to access Remote Desktop Protocol services and selling them on to others to secretly scrape …

Information Security

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5 phishing scams you need to be aware of

Phishing uses the name of a trusted entity – often financial institutions – to get sensitive personal information such as passwords and credit card details via bogus email or texts.<p>“Scam or phishing emails typically have one of two strategies: fear or greed,” Jonathan Penn, Director of Strategy at …

Identity Theft

Cloud VPN Market Worth 8.78 Billion USD by 2022 - MarketWatch

PUNE, India, Oct 18, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- PUNE, India, October 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a new market research report …

VPNs

What is Hacker's Door? Old sophisticated Chinese Trojan resurfaces after more than a decade

Cylance researchers said the malware shared many traits with an old 2004 Chinese backdoor.<p>Security researchers have discovered a sophisticated remote …

Information Security

Chinese backdoor malware resurfaces after more than a decade

The malware affects Windows 7 and up to Windows 8.1, the researchers confirmed.<p>Security researchers found a sophisticated remote access trojan that …

Information Security

Enable Application Insights Profiler for Azure Compute applications

This article demonstrates how to enable Azure Application Insights Profiler on an ASP.NET application that is hosted by an Azure compute resource.<p>The …

Cloud Computing

Here's Google's biggest secret to not failing at security

Security is broken for most enterprises. However, Google shows a better way.<p>Can we all agree that securing the perimeter of an enterprise's IT …

Google Cloud Platform

BrandPost: The Age of Modern Mac Malware

Apple fans might remember 2010 mostly for the launch of the iPad, rather than the Boonana Trojan that hit Macs the same year. Boonana was one of the …

Mac App Store

Two Apple patent filings involve the upcoming HomePod speaker system

Apple has filed for two patents involving the upcoming HomePod speaker system. Apple’s HomePod is expected to go on sale in December and cost $349. …

Apple

Sensi Touch Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat

Price: $199.99Controlling the temperature of your home is a breeze with the Sensi Touch Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat. Smart and sleek, this device gives …

Home Automation

Always On VPN and DirectAccess Features Comparison

Applies To: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2016, Windows 10<p>With Windows 10 Virtual Private Networking (VPN), you can create …

Virtualization

The Best Remote Access Software of 2017

How do you get from here to there when you need to work on a computer across town or on another continent? These remote access apps, the top …

Software

LogMeIn

<b>Pros</b><p>Clear, simple interface. Easy access to most features through a web browser. Comes with 1TB of cloud storage for file-sharing or simple</b> …

Software

Nest Thermostat E review

Nest's cheaper Thermostat E is still plenty smart<p><b>The Good</b> Plastic hardware makes Nest's $169 Thermostat E more affordable, but it has most of the same smarts as the pricier Learning Thermostat.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Thermostat E has a low-resolution screen, it doesn't support Nest's "Farsight" display and it …

Home Automation

Here's how much access Australian police already have to your data

The government's proposal to compel technology companies to provide access to encrypted messaging services is modelled on laws passed by other …

Surveillance

Splashtop Business Access

<b>Pros</b><p>Low cost. Easy-to-understand security options. No-password access to remote sessions for trusted systems. Educational discounts.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Minimal …

Police want to read encrypted messages, but they already have significant power to access our data

<i>This article is part of a series on how law enforcement is fighting crime across digital borders.</i><p>The Australian government wants new powers to access …

Surveillance

VNC Connect

<b>Pros</b><p>Multi-platform support. Relatively simple interface. Fairly inexpensive subscription plans, including a free plan for personal use.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Separate …

Linux

TeamViewer

<b>Pros</b><p>Comprehensive feature set. Multi-level security. Elegantly designed viewing window. Multi-monitor support. Combines remote access and online …

MacOS High Sierra

Don't fall for this 'missing font' scam spreading malware to Chrome and Firefox browsers

The warning reads 'HoeflerText font wasn't found'. Experts say never click it.<p>Hackers are now using a sneaky pop-up technique posing as a font update …

Malware