Mozilla Thunderbird – Released v31.6 to users on March 31, 2015

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Thunderbird Notes

Version 31.6.0, first offered to Release channel users on March 31, 2015

Check out “What’s New” and “Known Issues” for this version of Thunderbird

Mozilla Firefox 33.0 Released: October 14, 2014

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Version 33.0, first offered to Release channel users on October 13, 2014

Check out “What’s New” and “Known Issues” for this version of Firefox below.
As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: August 12, 2014

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Security Advisories Updated or Released Today

* Microsoft Security Advisory (2755801)
– Title: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in
Internet Explorer
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– Revision Note: V27.0 (August 12, 2014): Added the 2982794
update to the Current Update section.

Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for August 12, 2014

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Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

Note: and are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.

Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided.

Bulletin Summary:

Critical (2)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-051
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2976627)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-043
Vulnerability in Windows Media Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2978742)

Important (7)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-048
Vulnerability in OneNote Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2977201)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-044
Vulnerabilities in SQL Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2984340)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-045
Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation Of Privilege (2984615)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-049
Vulnerability in Windows Installer Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2962490)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-050
Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2977202)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-046
Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2984625)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-047
Vulnerability in LRPC Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2978668)

Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so.

If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact Product Support Services in the United States at 1-866-PCSafety 1-866-727-2338. International customers should contact their local subsidiary.

As always, download the updates only from the vendors website – visit Windows Update and Office Update or Microsoft Update websites. You may also get the updates thru Automatic Updates functionality in Windows system.

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Storm Worm Botnet Attacks Anti-Spam Firms

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There’s no need to warn the anti-spam researchers at the Spamhaus
Project about the Storm worm authors’ ability to launch massive
denial-of-service attacks. They’ve been fending them off for several
months. And they’ve lived — or at least stayed online — to tell the

“It’s been a pretty constant battle to stay online,” Vincent Hanna, an investigator for the non-profit Spamhaus Project, told InformationWeek.
“It’s an arms race. They try something. We block it. They try something
else. We block it. It goes on and on. Sometimes it’s fine and sometimes
we spend hours a day on this.”

Full Story at 


AVG 7.1 Free Edition Users

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As of February 18th, 2007, AVG 7.1 Free Edition is no longer supported. If you are still using AVG 7.1 Free Edition, please take action now to remain safe by downloading the new AVG 7.5 Free Edition.

Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions – January 2007

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Issued: January 24, 2007


The following bulletins have undergone a minor revision increment.
Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

  * MS07-003

Bulletin Information:

* MS07-003

   – Reason for Revision: Bulletin updated to add “You receive an
    error message “Microsoft Office Outlook has encountered a
    problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the
    inconvenience.” when you use Microsoft CRM client for
    Microsoft Outlook (931270)” under “What are the known issues
    that customers may experience when they install this security
    update?” in the “Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Related to
    This Security Update” section.  
  – Originally posted: January 9, 2007
  – Updated: January 24, 2007
  – Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
  – Version: 1.1

Technical support resources can be found at:

Update available for vulnerabilities in versions 7.0.8 and earlier of Adobe Reader and Acrobat

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This Security Bulletin addresses several vulnerabilities, including
issues that have already been disclosed. An update is available for a
cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in versions 7.0.8 and earlier
of Adobe Reader and Acrobat that could allow remote attackers to inject
arbitrary JavaScript into a browser session. This vulnerability,
previously reported in APSA07-01 on January 4, 2007, has been assigned an important
severity rating. Additional vulnerabilities have been identified in
versions 7.0.8 and earlier of Adobe Reader and Acrobat that could allow
an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to take
control of the affected system. These vulnerabilities have been
assigned a critical
severity rating. A malicious file must be loaded in Adobe Reader by the
end user for an attacker to exploit these vulnerabilities. It is
recommended that users update to the most current version of Adobe
Reader or Acrobat available.


McAfee Weaves Cisco NAC Into Total Protection

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McAfee Monday unveiled a
revamped version of its Total Protection Enterprise offering that
includes a range of security improvements and support for Cisco’s
network admission control (NAC) technology.

Total Protection Enterprise, which McAfee launched in April,
bundles the Santa Clara, Calif.-based vendor’s antivirus, antispyware,
antispam and intrusion prevention products and makes them accessible
through its ePolicy Orchestrator management console. Total Protection
Enterprise Advanced edition adds McAfee’s Policy Enforcer network
access control (NAC) software.


Apple Fixes 15 Flaws, Updates Mac OS X To 10.4.8

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Apple Computer Inc. on Friday updated Mac OS X 10.4 to patch 15 vulnerabilities in the operating system and bundled software that can let attackers run malicious code, crash the computer, or gain unauthorized access to the machine.


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