Category Archives: Firewall

The Top 5 Cyber-Security Defenses for Small Businesses

Small businesses which lack the proper cybersecurity defenses will inevitably run into problems at one point or another. Thankfully, by employing the following safeguards, small businesses can save themselves from damaging amounts of professional and financial strife.

Protective Software

The installation of protective software is one of the best cybersecurity defenses for small businesses. Due to the nature of a small business, these enterprises are frequently targeted via means of viruses, malware, spyware, phishing, and ransomware. Setting up protective software can halt these attacks before their inception, especially against viruses and malicious spyware. Firewalls are another form of defense which small businesses should employ. This type of protective software creates a barrier between your computer and computers which are outside of your network. In a nutshell, firewalls prevent other PCs from latching onto, surveilling, and stealing your data.

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Hundreds of HP inkjet printer models vulnerable to critical remote code execution flaws

Almost immediately after announcing a “first of its kind” bug bounty program for printers, offering up to $10,000 per HP printer bug, HP released firmware update patches for hundreds of inkjet printers. “Two security vulnerabilities have been identified with certain HP Inkjet printers,” reads the HP ink printers remote code execution security bulletin. “A maliciously crafted file sent to an affected device can cause a stack or static buffer overflow, which could allow remote code execution.” Read more about the two critical security vulnerabilities affecting hundreds of HP Inkjet printer models on Printer List...