XSolutions’ Article Roundup: 04.05.2019

Here are a few articles mined from the security blogs we monitor that contain information you should be aware of. We sincerely thank the authors for sharing their expertise with us.

Office Depot fined millions for tricking customers into believing their PCs were infected with malware

Just because you take your computer to a big-name company to get your PC fixed doesn’t mean you’ll get better service. In fact, as this blog post shows, you can very well get scammed. For businesses, a trusted Managed Services Provider (MSP) is worth their weight in gold.

Hackers reveal how to trick a Tesla into steering towards oncoming traffic

As more and more devices are connected to the internet, manufacturers who do not infuse top notch security into their products open the public to the dangers of the cyber-underworld. This is where the internet overlaps with the real world that can, in some cases, be used to cause physical harm.

[VIDEO] How to audit Windows Task Scheduler to detect attacks

Hackers use every vulnerability they can find to open new attack vectors. This video reveals the steps you can take to prevent attackers from using Windows Task Scheduler to hide and set up tasks that access your Windows Systems.

545 Hours of Staff Productivity Lost Annually Due to IT Downtime

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