Feb 5th UCclouds partners with Piriform (CCleaner)

We are pleased to announce that UCclouds has recently partnered with Piriform (a.k.a. CCleaner) to provide CCleaner Business Edition to all of our EliteDeskTM Pro desktops.  With CCleaner BE installed on your desktops, it will allow us to manage the optimization and cleaner of your hard disks more efficiently. Cleaning of local hard disk space ... Read More »

Apr 21st WordPress 4.1.2 Released - Critical Security Update

WordPress - Critical Security Update
Security Updates Issued
An update for WordPress was just released to address various security vulnerabilities and it is recommended that you update as soon as possible.

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Apr 8th [Security Advisory] WP Super Cache - Security Notice

An update for WP Super Cache was recently released to address a nasty XSS security vulnerability and it is recommended that you update as soon as possible. The latest version is 1.4.4. but this particular issue was resolved in 1.4.3. You can download the latest version or view the changelog of the latest release here: ... Read More »

Apr 9th ‘Heartbleed’ Bug may Exposes Passwords, Web Site Encryption Keys

Researchers have uncovered an extremely critical vulnerability in recent versions of OpenSSL, a technology that allows millions of Web sites to encrypt communications with visitors. Complicating matters further is the release of a simple exploit that can be used to steal usernames and passwords from vulnerable sites, as well as private keys that ... Read More »

Jan 10th A new website built by Troy Hunt enables possible data breach victims to discover compromised accounts from several high-profile breaches.

Massive data breaches have become a common occurrence in the infosec world, and with consumers often using the same credentials across several websites and services, victims are left struggling to keep track of which accounts have been exposed and what details need to be changed. To solve this problem, a newly launched website wants to be a ... Read More »

Jan 9th U.S. cloud providers are secure, despite NSA surveillance claims

By leaking thousands of pages of classified material detailing U.S. government cyberespionage tactics, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has affected the perception of how secure data is if it's stored by U.S.-based cloud providers. Amid allegations that the NSA taps WAN links between cloud providers' data ... Read More »

Dec 19th Target Investigating Data Breach

Nationwide retail giant Target is investigating a data breach potentially involving millions of customer credit and debit card records, multiple reliable sources tell KrebsOnSecurity. The sources said the breach appears to have begun on or around Black Friday 2013 — by far the busiest shopping day the year. According to sources at two ... Read More »

Nov 13th HHS settles with (Affinity) health plan in photocopier breach case

Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Affinity Health Plan, Inc. will settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules for $1,215,780.  Affinity Health Plan is a not-for-profit managed care plan serving the New York ... Read More »

Nov 13th Facing rapid change, CIO adopts shared services model, cloud solutions

Eric Hawley, CIO at Utah State University, has been crowned the SearchCIO 2013 Enterprise IT Leader of the Year. Hawley's success in bringing together centralized and decentralized IT at Utah State -- notably by creating shared services and common standards and engendering a culture of voluntary participation -- made him this year's winner. What ... Read More »

Nov 13th Cloud use strategy: Celtics VP of IT builds on wins, cuts losses

How did Rajon Rondo become an NBA all-star? Raw talent, practice, great coaching and … the cloud. There was a time when Jay Wessel, vice president of IT for the Boston Celtics, kept away from cloud use -- but today some 50% of the organizations' applications and functions are cloud-based. For Wessel, being an IT leader means enabling all ... Read More »