Protecting Kubernetes from ransomware [Q&A]

Many organizations have been quick to adopt containerization and particularly Kubernetes. But while there are advantages in scale and flexibility, it also raises issues around cloud-native data protection practices. So how can businesses adopt the technology but still protect their information? We spoke to Gaurav Rishi, VP product, at Kubernetes backup specialist Kasten by Veeam…

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Remote Desktop Connection Manager is back after receiving important security update

Last year, Microsoft issued advice to stop using Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) and turn to either Remote Desktop Connection or a universal Remote Desktop client instead. The advice came after Microsoft deprecated RDCMan following the discovery of a serious security vulnerability which the company had said would not be fixed. But having been made…

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Microsoft finally fixes PrintNightmare vulnerability with KB5005031 and KB5005033 updates

To help address the ongoing problems with the so-called PrintNightmare vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527), Microsoft has announced a change to the default behavior of the Point and Print feature in Windows. The change has been delivered via the KB5005033 and KB5005031 update and means that in order to install printer drivers, users will have to have administrative…

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