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Mac users can now test the MacOS Catalina that is free of iTunes

Apple’s public beta program will quickly be live for the next significant Mac software update. Mac consumers curious about what living in an iTunes-free globe is like can now sign up for the beta of MacOS Catalina. The beta website is not yet live, but instead has the typical placeholder of Apple stating “We’re going…

What is a Digital Certificate and why do you need it?

A digital certificate is a digital file used to encrypt an entity’s public key to certain identification characteristics. The entity may be an individual, an organization, a web entity or an app. A Digital Certificate links the public key with its owner’s data, like a conducting permit or a passport links a photo with private…

Digital Certificate

What is digital Certificate? A digital certificate is used to encrypt communication of internet data / information between a browser and a website. Once the certificate authority has verified that a business owns a website, its certificate is signed and trusted by web browsers. A digital certificate is an electronic “password,” which enables an organization…

Adware Definition

Adware Definition A software application that displays unwanted ads during running a program is called adware. In most cases, adware is inserted into free advertising-supported software. These ads start appearing on a computer or browser in pop-up windows or on a toolbar. Although some of the adware is genuine and secure, it is annoying to…

What is CSRF Token and CSRF Attacks?

What is the CSRF? What is it? Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF), XSRF or Sea surf is an attack on authenticated web apps that use cookies which trick the end-user into performing the attacker’s choice of unwanted action. The attack was aimed especially at requests to change the state, not data theft, as a reaction to…

6 security risks for cloud storage companies and file sharing applications

This is one of six of the top risks to address in cloud storage and business file sharing applications. Given Cloud Storage’s increasing popularity and versatility, it’s no wonder companies jumped onto the cloud car. This powerful tool not only responds to storage and computing requirements, but also saves thousands of dollars from business in…

Wormable Windows Flaw Affected Siemens Medical Products

A recent patching of the Windows vulnerability traced as CVE-2019-0708 and BlueKeep affected a number of products from Siemens Healthineers, a company specializing in medical technology. It has been fixed by Microsoft with its May 2019 Patch Tuesday releases, and it impacts Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS). The flaw is described as wormable and can…