Category: Technology News

Upcoming TriVault Platform Updates

We are excited to announce some upcoming updates to the TriVault integrated platform. These updates are scheduled for 2/16/2019 around midnight, with an expected downtime of roughly 2 hours. The release will take 2 hours to deploy, during which time TriVault’s operations will be in maintenance mode; however, we are still able to log and monitor during this time and will have dedicated staff doing so. Updates: TLS 1.2 will be used as an option across our communication client. Fixed licensing issue displaying the wrong count at times. No individuals […]

FCC’s Ajit Pai isn’t Going to Meet Congress About Phone-Tracking Scandal

The chairman is blaming government shutdown… Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has decided not to brief a Congressional committee on Monday about mobile carriers’ abilities to share their subscribers’ location data with third parties, even if those subscribers are not aware of the sharing or unwilling to share. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., who is the chair of the congressional House Committee on Energy and Commerce, reached out to Pai for an emergency briefing after a Motherboard investigation revealed that carriers are selling their customers’ location data. The committee was told theleader of the FCC wouldn’t […]

TriVault February Updates Announced

The February update will primarily consist of updates to our EDR suite; however, the much-anticipated launch of the TriVault SOC Tool will be coming in February as well. All enterprise organizations that request access to the TriVault SOC Tool will be provided this access at absolutely no cost. Individuals are not yet free to use this tool, unless sponsored by an organization. In continuance of our previous update, throughout January and February, expect changes and adjustments to be made to the website. We are continuously adding new content, and will […]

TriVault Platform’s Upcoming Updates

The TriVault security platform has multiple upcoming updates. TriVault is excited to announce these new releases, which will be installed automatically to the endpoint management platform on 1/1/2019 at 12:05AM. The updates and changes will take roughly 90 minutes to complete, at which time the platform will be unavailable. All agents will communicate with our old system at this time so we will still be able to monitor standard security. At the end of the update we will have a 5 minute security and monitoring downtime where we switch our […]

BREAKING NOW: Facebook admits to allowing Netflix and Spotify access to your private messages

  Facebook has openly acknowledged to allowing other companies, including Spotify and Netflix, access to millions of people’s private messages. The NYT submitted a report on Tuesday regarding this, and Facebook has responded with confirmation. Facebook shared user data with partners over multiple years, the company said, and had given third-party companies very extensive access to private messages. Facebook said this was to allow people to log in to services such as Spotify with their Facebook accounts and then send messages through the Spotify app itself. Facebook initially responded: “Did […]

Don’t Get Used to Microsoft Edge – Microsoft Already Abandoning Development…

New reports are surfacing that mention Microsoft is abandoning development of its newer browser, Microsoft Edge, and is now focusing on a new Chromium-based browser. The codename for this project is Anaheim. It is rumored Microsoft is developing its own Chromium-based browser that will completely replace Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. This browser is said to not include any Google services, but will be able to leverage Google extensions. Within the tech industry, this is said to be a smart move by Microsoft, but it may leave end users a […]

New Zealand Prevents Huawei 5G Tech

New Zealand (NZ) is now the latest country that has decided to block a proposal to use telecom equipment from China’s Huawei technology firm due to national security concerns. Spark New Zealand wanted to use Huawei equipment within its 5G mobile network, but the NZ government security agency has stated the deal would likely introduce major risks and concerns to national security. This is a piece of a bigger puzzle being a push against the involvement of Chinese tech firms on security grounds, largely in part to their relation to […]

DuckDuckGo Is Now Receiving More Than 30 Million Searches in a Single Day

“The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo is now performing more than 30 million searches in a single day. DuckDuckGo has experienced rapid growth and yesterday the company announced that it grew by 50% in a single year” according to Mayank Parma of Bleepingcomputer.com. “It took us seven years to reach 10 million private searches in one day, then another two years to hit 20 million, and now less than a year later we’re at 30 million,” DuckDuckGo tweeted. The search engine is gaining on the likes of Google and Bing at a rapid pace as […]

New Microsoft Update for Office Desktop on Windows

Microsoft has recently released a brand new update for Office Insiders. This includes new features, continued improvements, and even some fixes. The September update includes new features for Outlook, but not for Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, at least within this release (1810), but there were changed from 1809 (below). The new functionality includes a features that allows you to set your calendar to automatically dismissing reminders for events after they’ve ended. This is long-awaited feature for most Outlook users and reduces annoying pop-ups for already-passed events. However, there’s another featured […]

Windows 7 Security Updates Can Now Be Extended Beyond 2020

Support for Windows 7 was presumed to have ended in January of 2020 for consumers; however, Microsoft has decided to start offering paid extensions for Windows 7 security updates. They have also decided to extend the support cycle for businesses that leverage Windows 10 to help them make the shift to the newer operating system. Based on Microsoft’s own estimates, the Windows 7 user count currently makes up 40.27% of the total market share of all deployed operating systems, with Windows 10 making up 37.80%, and Windows XP at 3.30%. […]