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Channel Bytes January 28, 2022 – partner leadership summit; new managed SIEM; Goolash is acquired; and more

Staying informed is a constant challenge. There's so much to do, and so little time. But we have you covered. Grab a coffee and...

McAfee Enterprise and FireEye combo is now Trellix

Private equity giant Symphony Technology Group (STG), which last year snapped up McAfee's enterprise business for US$4 billion after the company decided to become...

McAfee Enterprise and FireEye combo is now Trellix

Named Trellix, the new business has more than 40,000 customers, 5,000 employees, and nearly US$2 billion in annual revenue at its inception.

Linux vulnerability allows any unprivileged user to gain full root privileges: Report

Linux administrators are being urged to check for security updates after the discovery of a memory corruption vulnerability that has been around for over...

Red Hat, Ubuntu issue warnings over Linux kernel vulnerability

Red Hat and Ubuntu have issued warnings about a serious vulnerability in their Linux distributions. It's described as a heap-based buffer overflow flaw (CVE 2022-0185)....

Admins urged to patch SolarWinds Serv-U against Log4J bug

IT administrators whose firms use SolarWinds' Serv-U file transfer application are being urged to install an update after the discovery of a Log4j2 vulnerability. Microsoft,...

Microsoft releases out-of-band patches to address issues from January’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has issued a series of out-of-band (OOB) patches to correct problems, which included Windows domain controller boot loops and Hyper-V failure, caused by...

Many Canadian, U.S. SMB websites vulnerable to spoofing, clickjacking and sniffing, says vendor

Websites of Canadian and American small and medium businesses continue to be vulnerable to spoofing, clickjacking and sniffing, according to a report from a...

Coffee Briefing Jan. 18, 2022 – IBM Canada’s new president; TD’s new stock-trading app; Trulioo’s first CPO; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

Bug in Safari can leak browsing activity, user identity, says report

A bug in the Safari 15 browser lets any website track a user's internet activity and possibly reveal their identity, according to researchers at...

Channel Bytes January 14, 2022 – new switches; partner hunting; class action; and more

Staying informed is a constant challenge. There's so much to do, and so little time. But we have you covered. Grab a coffee and...

Microsoft pulls Windows Server updates causing domain controller boot loops, Hyper-V issues

January's Patch Tuesday left many Windows Server admins in a very bad place: domain controllers in boot loops, unavailable ReFS volumes, and Hyper-V refusing...

Log4Shell bug used to deploy NightSky ransomware on VMware Horizon, says Microsoft

Threat actors continue trying to exploit the vulnerabilities in the open-source Apache log4j2 library collectively known as Log4Shell, according to security researchers, meaning IT...

Vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins more than doubled in 2021: Report

Vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins more than doubled in 2021 compared to the previous year, according to a report, a worrying trend because most can...

Coffee Briefing Jan. 11, 2022 – LG joins IBM Quantum Network; Telus program gets global privacy recognition; YRP adopts e-notes-taking solution; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team! Missed...

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