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ALERT: A critical vulnerability in Firefox versions 3.5 and 3.6 exists and is being actively exploited

October 27th 2010

Details here: http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2010/10/26/critical-vulnerability-in-firefox-3-5-and-firefox-3-6/

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The *worst* phish I have ever seen

October 18th 2010

What an amusing way to start the day – errors galore!   Let’s look at where the “EFTPS” URL takes you.   Page content: eftpsid0343233.ru ICANN Registrar: REGRU Created 14 October 2010 IP: 178.63.173.126 – Fasttelecommunications Incorporated ns1.freedns.ws ns1.xname.org ns2.freedns.ws ns2.xname.org Registrant: babkins@pochtamt.ru The IP range is known to be problematic, having been host to […]

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New Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Images are now available

October 14th 2010

Hooray.  Long term readers of this blog know how that I don’t like how some people “test” different Internet Explorer versions by turning their PCs into “Frankenstein” systems, and then expect that their “test results” can be trusted – not. The Virtual PC compatible images available are: XP SP3 with IE6 (expires 11 January 2011) […]

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ALERT: Please treat 1-starmedia.com with extreme caution

October 1st 2010

1-starmedia.com ICANN Registrar: BIZCN.COM, INC Created 14 September 2010 Registrant: 1 Starmedia, Julius Becker, contactus@1-starmedia.com IP: 178.63.3.138 – Hetzener Online Shares IP with 488 other domains

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MVP Award Number 12

October 1st 2010

  As much as things change, they remain the same. I’ve just been reading my long posting written when I was awarded MVP status for the 10th time and pondering how times have changed.  I was originally awarded MVP status as an “Internet Explorer” MVP and stayed in that grouping until last year, when I […]

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