Patch Tuesday March 2012

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Time for my review of this month's release of updates from Microsoft and others. This Patch Tuesday brings a fairly small number of updates from Microsoft and some updates from Apple. As I wrote this post, the Internet Storm Center issued a Yellow Alert! This is rare and was done to stress the importance of this Windows Update. It is important that you update now and make … [Read more...]

Patch Tuesday December 2011

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December's Microsoft Patch Tuesday has some important updates. This month's updates are important if you use Windows.  :-D More specifically, it's important if you view text on web pages or on emails. This Patch Tuesday is important if you use any Chinese language on your computer. It is important if you use Internet Explorer. It is important if you use Microsoft Office. It … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide To Passwords – What You Need To Know

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Passwords - What Everyone and Your Mother Needs to Know About Passwords Passwords were once something most people only heard used in maybe movies, nearly a kind of science fiction. Furthermore, just 5-10 years ago, many people might have only one password to deal with in their lives. Things have changed drastically. Nowadays, you may need passwords for your computer, several … [Read more...]

5 Steps To Fixing Your Hacked Email Account

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How to regain control (and security) of your hacked email account. Are you thinking your email account has been hacked? Perhaps some of your contacts are complaining that you are sending emails with spammy links. Maybe you keep getting logged out of your account with a message that you are logged in on another computer. These are some things that I have had happen to … [Read more...]