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PrintNightmare non-fix, Kaseya VSA patch, REvil gone, & TikTok to 3min

Posted by Griffin Ball on Jul 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM

The Lighthouse IT Podcast - July 16th, 2021

Have a listen as we go through the PrintNightmare fix that wasn't a fix, Kaseya releasing a patch to remediate on-premises VSA servers, REvil disappearing from the internet, Microsoft 365 Lighthouse, as well as TikTok not only increasing their video time limit but allowing users to submit video resumes for specific brands.

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Topics: Office 365, Business Continuity, Managed Service Provider, Internet Safety, Windows, Ransomware, Podcast

Widespread MSP Ransomware Incident & PrintNightmare

Posted by Griffin Ball on Jul 7, 2021 11:15:00 AM

The Lighthouse IT Podcast: BONUS EPISODE - July 7th, 2021

A few events happened last week that we felt it necessary to talk about them here. Take a listen as we go through PrintNightmare and the huge ransomware attack on Kaseya’s VSA remote management service. (We want to iterate that Lighthouse IT does not use VSA, but this is a huge hit to almost 60 manage service providers just like ourselves.)

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Topics: Business Continuity, Managed Service Provider, Internet Safety, Windows, Ransomware, Podcast

Statement Regarding the Kaseya VSA Breach

Posted by Griffin Ball on Jul 7, 2021 10:48:21 AM

Statement Regarding the Kaseya VSA Breach

Dear friend,

As you are aware, this past weekend, software vendor Kaseya experienced one of the largest wide-scale ransomware attacks ever experienced globally. But the attack wasn't against Kaseya themselves. It was against their customers: Managed Service Providers.

That terminology may sound familiar because that is precisely how Lighthouse IT Solutions is positioned. To accomplish so much with as few resources as possible, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) like us utilize automation software to monitor and process commands that we've scripted them to perform. This type of software is called a Remote Monitoring & Management (RMM) platform.

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Topics: Business Continuity, Managed Service Provider, Internet Safety, Windows, Ransomware, Podcast

MyBook Live data wiped, Pros-Cons of NewsGuard, & 'last' OS Windows 11

Posted by Griffin Ball on Jul 2, 2021 11:01:00 AM

The Lighthouse IT Podcast - July 2nd, 2021

Matt and Griff go through exciting stuff this week, like how MyBook Live Owners wake up to find their NAS Devices Wiped Clean, the pros and cons of a tool like NewsGuard, and Windows 10 is apparently not the last Windows OS. Windows 11 may be though.

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Topics: Windows, Podcast