Overwatch 2 has new anti-cheat protection that might mean you can’t play

Overwatch 2 players will need to cough up their phone numbers to play the hero shooter, as Blizzard rolls out a new SMS security system. When the shooter launches next month, Overwatch 2 will require all players on all platforms to link an active phone number to their Battle.net account. In a blog post (opens […]

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Windows 11 now has much better protection against brute-force attacks

Microsoft’s SMB server service on Windows 11 has been given an update aimed at making it better at defending against brute-force attacks.  In the operating system’s latest Windows 11 2022 update, the Insider Preview Build 25206, recently pushed to the Dev Channel, SMB authentication rate limiter is enabled by default.  What’s more, a couple of […]

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A huge number of Windows servers are lacking proper security protection

Roughly one in every five Windows servers (opens in new tab) is missing endpoint protection, meaning organizations of all sizes are risking various cybersecurity incidents, including ransomware.  A report from Sevco Security, which analyzed data coming in from more than 500,000 IT assets, found that not only are businesses not taking proper care of their […]

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