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Microsoft Patches Critical Internet Explorer Bugs

Microsoft’s September “Patch Tuesday” security updates this week included 37 security patches for Internet Explorer, including a critical zero day defect. The term zero day refers to the fact that until now the defect was unidentified. The bug can be exploi...

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What You Need to Know About the Celeb Nude Photos Breach

When you are a celebrity you want exposure, but Apple’s iCloud has given a list of some of Hollywood’s top female celebrities more exposure than they bargained for. Over the Labor Day weekend, hackers compromised the iCloud accounts of some popular female celebri...

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Mozilla Releases Critical Security Updates for Firefox and Thunderbird

Mozilla has released its latest security updates for the Firefox browser and Thunderbird email client. The updates fix numerous vulnerability issues, some that an attacker could use to produce an exploitable crash or execute arbitrary code. There are 3 critical security upda...

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Microsoft Fixes August Patch Tuesday Faux Pas

Microsoft suffered great embarrassment this month when it was learned that a Windows patch it released with its August Patch Tuesday updates, could actually cause a “Blue Screen of Death” lockup under certain circumstance.  Almost as embarrassing is that it took 2 weeks to r...

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Google Chrome Update Includes Critical Security Fixes

Google has released Chrome 37.0.2062.94 for Windows, Mac and Linux. This update includes 50 security fixes some of which could allow a remote attacker to obtain unauthorized access or cause a denial of service. Users and administrators should review the Google Chrome release...

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SuperMarket Data Breach: 2 Chain Sweep for Hackers

Few concepts epitomizes the modern American economy than the Supermarket. It is the one place we all visit at least once a week. That’s why it is particularly disconcerting to learn that in less than one week, 2 giant supermarket chains revealed breaches of their Point...

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Microsoft Security Update Triggers Blue Screen of Death

Microsoft’s monthly security updates are supposed to resolve problems not cause them. However, the folks from Redmond have had to withdraw an update released in last week’s “Patch Tuesday” updates because it can trigger the dreaded Blue Screen of Death where your computer be...

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Apple Safari Security Updates Increasing in Frequency

Apple has released a Safari security update to address vulnerabilities which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause an unexpected application termination. This occurs because the Webkit component contains multiple memory corruption issues These issues wer...

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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft’s August Advisory Includes Critical Security Updates

If it’s the second Tuesday of the month, it is time for Microsoft’s Security Updates, aka “Patch Tuesday”. The Microsoft August 2014 Security Bulletin includes critical security updates to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, SQL Server, Server Software, .NET Framewor...

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Microsoft to Abandon Most Old Versions of Internet Explorer

Last week, Microsoft announced they will end support for the IE7 and IE 8 versions of their Internet Explorer browser after January 12th 2016 and will dramatically limit the Windows versions they support for the other old versions of Internet Explorer. After that date, they...

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