Patch Tuesday February 2011

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Lots of updates this Patch Tuesday and not just from Microsoft! It's Microsoft's monthly patch release day already. I got caught off guard a bit thinking it would be next week, but no, it was today. Microsoft, Adobe, and Firefox all have important updates released today. From Microsoft: … [Read more...]

How To Install Adobe Reader X aka 10

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Adobe recently released Adobe Reader X Actually, Adobe released it a couple weeks ago at the time of this post, but I had a few problems with it and waited to make sure it was going to work before I was going to recommend everyone switch to it. I recommend that everyone with a Windows computer download and install Reader X right away. This new version of Adobe Reader is more … [Read more...]

New Email Scam Going Strong

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There seems to be a major malware email worm going around. What can you expect from this malware? You make get a link in an email. If you click on the link it will take you to a PDF page which can download and install malware on your computer. In this case, you may be asked to install some program like a screensaver. The good news? … [Read more...]

Video-How To Keep Adobe PDF From Infecting Your Computer With Malware

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There have been some recent exploits found in Adobe's PDF file format. These exploits or vulnerabilities can make it easy for malware to infect your computer in Adobe Reader. I have a video in this post to show you how to keep malware from infecting your computer through a PDF file. It's a short video and securing your computer against this threat is well worth the 3 minutes. … [Read more...]