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How to reset your Windows 10 password when you forget it

Learn how to reset your Windows 10 password whether you use a Microsoft Account or a local account. The post How to reset your Windows 10 password when you forget it appeared first on TechRepublic.
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EaseUS Partition Master: Partition management software review

With EaseUS Partition Master, a well-designed interface helps make technical partition management tasks easy to manage. The post EaseUS Partition Master: Partition management software review appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Asymmetric vs symmetric encryption: What’s the difference?

Both asymmetric and symmetric encryption are being used by businesses to protect their information. But what are the differences? Read to find out. The post Asymmetric vs symmetric encryption: What’s the difference? appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Vulnerability scanning vs penetration testing: What’s the difference?

If you’ve ever got stuck while trying to wrap your head around the differences between penetration testing and vulnerability scanning, read through to get the perfect breakdown. The post Vulnerability scanning vs penetration testing: What’s the difference? appeared first on...
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Technical support scam still alive and kicking

Scammers pretend to be highly skilled computer professionals and establish trust with their victim in order to obtain money or installation of fraudulent software. The post Technical support scam still alive and kicking appeared first on TechRepublic.
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How older security vulnerabilities continue to pose a threat

Security flaws dating back more than 10 years are still around and still pose a risk of being freely exploited, says Rezillion. The post How older security vulnerabilities continue to pose a threat appeared first on TechRepublic.
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How to protect your organization from the top malware strains

A joint advisory from the U.S. and Australia offers tips on combating the top malware strains of 2021, including Agent Tesla, LokiBot, Qakbot, TrickBot and GootLoader. The post How to protect your organization from the top malware strains appeared first...
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The metaverse faces more than 8 potential cyberthreats

As technologies, hardware and infrastructure mature, metaverse-like apps will converge and with that comes the potential for cyberthreats, a new report from Trend Micro finds. The post The metaverse faces more than 8 potential cyberthreats appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Deepfake attacks and cyber extortion are creating mounting risks

Email is the top delivery method used by cybercriminals deploying geopolitically-motivated attacks to try and move laterally inside networks, a new VMware report finds. The post Deepfake attacks and cyber extortion are creating mounting risks appeared first on TechRepublic.
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TechRepublic Premium editorial calendar: IT policies, checklists, toolkits, and research for download

TechRepublic Premium content helps you solve your toughest IT issues and jump-start your career or next project. The post TechRepublic Premium editorial calendar: IT policies, checklists, toolkits, and research for download appeared first on TechRepublic.
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7 best Acronis integrations and features

Choosing additional security functionality for your software has never been easier. Here are some of the best Acronis integrations and features for your solutions. The post 7 best Acronis integrations and features appeared first on TechRepublic.
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How to use Authy: A guide for beginners

Learn how to set up and sync Authy on all your devices for easy two-factor authentication. The post How to use Authy: A guide for beginners appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Protect your data and work from anywhere with this docking station

Ensure your data receives maximum protection with the 13-in-1 Docking Station with Dual HDMI. The post Protect your data and work from anywhere with this docking station appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Verizon: Mobile attacks up double digits from 2021

With more people using their mobile devices for work and personal use, hackers are exploiting the vulnerabilities these activities create. The post Verizon: Mobile attacks up double digits from 2021 appeared first on TechRepublic.
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One in three organizations now hit by weekly ransomware attacks

More than 40% of IT pros surveyed by Menlo Security said they worry about ransomware evolving beyond their knowledge and skills. The post One in three organizations now hit by weekly ransomware attacks appeared first on TechRepublic.

Phishers who breached Twilio and fooled Cloudflare could easily get you, too

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) At least two security-sensitive companies—Twilio and Cloudflare—were targeted in a phishing attack by an advanced threat actor who had possession of home phone numbers of not...
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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2022 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to fix a record 141 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and related software. Once again, Microsoft is patching a zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft Support Diagnostics Tool (MSDT), a service built into Windows....

One of 5G's Biggest Features Is a Security Minefield

New research found troubling vulnerabilities in the 5G platforms carriers offer to wrangle embedded device data.
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Patch Tuesday: Yet another Microsoft RCE bug under active exploit

Oh, and that critical VMware auth bypass vuln? Miscreants found it, too August Patch Tuesday clicks off the week of hacker summer camp in Las Vegas this year, so it's basically a code cracker's holiday too. …