Spyware is a form of malicious software (malware) that purposely disguises its presence so that it can collect sensitive information from a computer system. Historically, spyware has been distributed using a wide net, trying to bait anyone and everyone that it can. However, in the last year, there has been a significant shift in focus […]

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Adware has a conflicted history. A general description of the term is software that automatically generates and displays advertisements. These delivered advertisements then create revenue to cover expenses for the developer. Using ads to generate income for free software or applications is a very successful business model for many companies. The distinction between this legitimate […]

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We’ve had our eye on a story that’s been dominating the tech news headlines this week. On Tuesday, security researchers announced the identification of four new attacks that are capable of leaking sensitive data from Intel processors. This vulnerability exists in all the Intel chips that have been made since 2011, affecting a large number […]

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Vivio technicians have discovered a compatibility issue prompted by a recent automatic update from Lucee. Update 5.3.1.95 is bundled with MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.x (com.mysql.cj-8.0.15.jar) that is incompatible with MySQL versions 5.1 and older. If you’re set up to receive this update automatically and running versions of MySQL 5.1 or older, this could potentially break your […]

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Adobe has released an urgent update for a critical vulnerability in ColdFusion 2018, 2016 and 11. These updates have been given the highest priority rating and should be installed as soon as possible. According to Adobe, “This attack requires the ability to upload executable code to a web-accessible directory, and then execute that code via […]

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The tech world moves quickly. New security patches and software updates are released on what seems like a daily basis. New software versions seem to appear out of nowhere. It can be challenging to know how many resources should be given to addressing these server maintenance projects. And it’s easy for other day-to-day business activities […]

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Attention ColdFusion/Java developers: The latest version of FusionReactor is now available for download! This version now supports monitoring of data transferred in JSON format and includes the new SnapShots feature for automated root cause analysis. FusionReactor 8 has over 60 new features, improvements and fixes. Check out FusionReactor’s website for more information about this latest […]

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Once upon a time, not very long ago, people were ready and willing to use dial-up and wait for each website to slowly load. It was working exactly as intended and it was sweet! That patience is gone now, as demonstrated by a recent statistic that found that 40% of people leave a website that […]

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There’s a new type of malware that has been seen out and about in the wild. Palo Alto Networks, a security firm in California, has recently identified a new malware that targets software vulnerabilities. We wanted to let you know about this so you can protect your servers from this new threat. This new malware […]

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