An Important Online Shopping and Banking Warning

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Microsoft is issuing an out of band security update tomorrow September 28,2010. My personal suggestion is to avoid any online shopping and online banking for a day or two. The exploit affects the Microsoft  .net service that is used for keeping information on a Web server secure. The SAN's internet storm center sums up Microsoft's advisory this way: Translated, this means that … [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...]

Important Adobe Flash Update You Need Now!

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Adobe has just released an update for Flash which you should download immediately. Late Thursday June 10th Adobe released Flash Player 10.1. This fixes a bad exploit that is currently being used to install malware on computers. You need to visit the Adobe website and install this if you have not gotten the notice for the update from Flash itself yet. You should do this before … [Read more...]