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    Security Mailer (2020 # 27)

    July 5th, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 27

    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft emergency release of two security updates
    • General Security reviews last week

    Posted in Newsletters, Patches, Updates | No Comments »

    Sedurity Mailer (2020 # 26)

    July 3rd, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 26

    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft
      • Security advisory
      • June updates cause new Windows 10 problems;
    • General Security reviews last week’s vulnerabilities

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    Windows 10 2004 eliminates manual update deferral

    June 26th, 2020 by

    Microsoft removed the defer feature update setting in Windows 10

    “Microsoft has removed the setting allowing users to defer feature updates in Windows 10 2004 but still allows it to be configured via group policies for business versions.

    Since Windows 10 version 1703, Microsoft has included a setting that allows users to defer the installation of feature updates for up to 365 days.”

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    Security Mailer (2020 # 25)

    June 21st, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 25

    • Adobe released a series of security updates out of cycle
    • Browser Pale Moon released security update
    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft
      • Security updates released
      • Out of cycle update for printing problems
      • More Windows 10 2004 problems
      • Will bundle Edge with Windows
    • General Security reviews last week

    Posted in Network, Patches, Updates | No Comments »

    Do you have MA turned on… You really should…

    June 20th, 2020 by

    Turn on MFA Before Crooks Do It For You

    “Hundreds of popular websites now offer some form of multi-factor authentication (MFA), which can help users safeguard access to accounts when their password is breached or stolen. But people who don’t take advantage of these added safeguards may find it far more difficult to regain access when their account gets hacked, because increasingly thieves will enable multi-factor options and tie the account to a device they control. “

    Posted in Identity Theft, Newsletters | No Comments »

    Security Mailer (2020 # 24)

    June 14th, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 24

    • Adobe security updates including Flash Player
    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft Tuesday is the largest release in history
      • Security update releases
      • Security advisories
      • Security update revisions
    • General Security reviews last week
    • Intel security advisories

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    Security Mailer (2020 # 23)

    June 7th, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 23

    • Apple security updates released
    • Mozilla updates
      • Firefox
      • Firefox ESR
      • Thunderbird
    • Cisco security advisories (includes semi-annual bundle)
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft
      • Security advisory
      • Windows 10 v 2020
    • General Security reviews last week
    • Google facing multiple tracking lawsuits

    Special note for Thunderbird users – upgrading to Thunderbird 69.0.0 is not offered as an update from within Thunderbird v 68 series due to significant changes in the code. Also note that upgrading to v 69.0 is a one way ticket at the upgrade will make significant changes to your profile(s) which cannot be undone. I suggest that if you are not sure, best make a good backup of your current Thunderbird installation before upgrading.”

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    Security Mailer (2020 # 22)

    May 31st, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 22

    • Apple Security Updates for everything
    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft patch breaks things, Win10 2004 rough start so far
    • General Security reviews last week, massive phishing attack

    Posted in Newsletters, Patches, Updates | No Comments »

    ‘Mathway’ app has been hacked – 25 million passwords stolen

    May 29th, 2020 by

    Scam alert: The popular ‘Mathway’ app has been hacked, resulting in 25 million stolen email address and passwords.

    Do you (or someone you know) use the hugely popular ‘Mathway’ app?

    If so, the email address and password you use with that app are now probably being sold on the dark web.

    Mathway is one of the world’s most popular educational apps, and according to ZDnet and other news sources 25 million Mathway users have had their login information stolen by hackers.”

    Posted in Malware, Security Breeches | No Comments »

    Windows 10, & Windows Server, version 2004 Known Issues

    May 28th, 2020 by

    Windows 10, version 2004 and Windows Server, version 2004 Known Issues

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