Millions of Open RDP Ports: Are you controlling yours?

According to Shodan, the search engine for internet-connected devices, there are over 2.4 million Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) ports currently open to the internet. Are yours included? RDP has become a favorite attack vector for cybercriminals to leverage or exploit. It’s simple to see why, with RDP access a cyber-criminal can take full control of […]

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The Importance of Malware Dwell Time

Protect your PC

Recently highlighted in an article on CSO Online by Roger A. Grimes, Malware Dwell Time is an incredibly important way to measure your antivirus software’s effectiveness. Traditional antivirus software functions on a blacklist of known bad software to block and keep your devices secure. However, with the incredible speed that new malware is created today, […]

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CERT’s Continue to Praise Application Whitelisting

New Zealand CERT’s critical controls for 2018 are continuing the experts trend of preaching patch management and application whitelisting. This morning an article in Security Brief NZ broke down the 2018 critical controls for NZ in detail. Like previous CERT recommendations in the United States, the core of protection comes from upgrading legacy systems/patch management […]

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MSP and Pro Interface Updates and New Features

PC Matic Pro

We’re very excited to introduce the new and improved PC Matic management consoles. Our development and design teams have been hard at work perfecting the user experience and refreshing the graphics in the console. End User Console Most changes come in the form of a refreshed design with a more simplistic approach. We’re happy to […]

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Feature Improvements – Enhancements Continue! PC Matic Pro & MSP

We assured you this year was going to be full of changes and improvements to PC Matic Pro and MSP and we’re going to keep them coming! Earlier this week our development team brought out an incredible new feature giving you access to the command prompt on each device from your management console, and a […]

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Spectre and Meltdown FAQ for End-Users

The security vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, have impacted billions of devices and left the public with a variety of questions.  It is our hope, by addressing the questions below, some of the uncertainty end-users are facing will be diminished. What is Meltdown? Meltdown is a security gap lying deep within the kernel of Intel processors. […]

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Meltdown and Spectre FAQs for VARs and MSPs

The vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, have created a significant security concern around the globe.  Listed below are common questions managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added resellers (VARs) may be facing due to these security gaps. What is Meltdown? Meltdown is a security gap lying deep within the kernel of Intel processors. Meltdown, allows for programs […]

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