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Desktop Central is integrated desktop and mobile device management software that helps in managing servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets from a central location.

Why Desktop Central is the best SCCM alternative

sccm alternative

Managing endpoint devices is a tough job, especially without the right IT management software. Microsoft is a leader in the endpoint management field, but is there a better alternative to System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)? Some kind of endpoint management …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday: November 2017 updates  

Microsoft patch tuesday November 2017

Patch Tuesday is back again with 53 security vulnerabilities this time. As usual, Microsoft has released updates for its various products. We strongly recommend patching all these latest security patches right away to avoid unnecessary security breaches, while installing the …

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FinFisher, malware infecting Adobe Flash, may be spying on your organization

Adobe flash player vulnerability

Adobe Flash is under siege by malware called FinFisher. FinFisher exploits a zero-day vulnerability in Flash (CVE-2017-11292) and appears to have been released by a hacker group called BlackOasis. This vulnerability affects Adobe Flash version, allowing hackers to execute …

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How to protect yourself from the Microsoft Word DDE exploit

MS Word DDE exploit

Amid the avalanche of cyber threats 2017 has already seen, a new attack has emerged targeting the least likely of applications. Earlier this month, security researchers from Sensepost discovered an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word which allows hackers to practice …

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Keeping your end users safe from the latest Facebook phishing attack

Facebook's phishing attack

After the WannaCry and Petya attacks earlier this year, ransomware and malware attacks have evolved to exploit various operating systems and applications. A good example of this evolution is a new phishing attack that exploits Facebook’s “Trusted Contacts” feature.


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What companies should know about the Kaspersky breach

Kaspersky breach

While enterprises around the world are preparing themselves for external hacking attempts and evolving threats, one particular company is now the subject of an interesting case of cyber warfare: Kaspersky. Israeli intelligence reportedly discovered Russian hackers using Kaspersky, a …

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Free e-book: Six best practices for escaping ransomware

Download free e-book

Breaking news about cyber attacks has reached an all-time high recently, with ransomware attacks topping the list. Decades after Dr. Joseph Popp orchestrated the first ransomware attack in 1989, ransomware has been gaining momentum in recent years. Just this May, …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday: October 2017 updates

Microsoft patch tuesday october 2017

Microsoft patch tuesday october 2017

Another Patch Tuesday is here, along with a huge set of both security and non-security patches. We strongly recommend patching all these latest security patches right away to avoid unnecessary security breaches, while installing the …

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Reduce SLA resolution time using ServiceNow’s integration with Desktop Central 

Servicenow Integration

For many enterprises, IT forms the backbone of business operations. Enterprises need a perfect help desk solution to resolve their tech issues and keep their IT departments efficient. There are a number of help desk solutions available in the market …

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Adobe releases patches for eight critical security vulnerabilities 

Adobe zero day vulnerability

ManageEngine’s own security and patch expert Mike is back at it again with a report on new vulnerabilities in three different Adobe products. According to Mike, there are two vulnerabilities in Flash Player, four in ColdFusion, and two in RoboHelp. …

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