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    Laptops stolen from Offices increasing

    August 16th, 2016 by

    You would expect that laptops are most often stole from Cars Airports, etc. Well, it turns out that almost 1/4 of them sre stolen from inside offices. the second most common place. Even larger than airports. Laptops most often stolen from most unlikely place

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    Now, anyone can build some ransomware without any programming skills

    August 16th, 2016 by

    Not a programmer? Want to be a criminal? Now you can do it by “filling in the blanks. Friggin scary!  🙁 The Shark Ransomware Project allows you to create your own Customized Ransomware

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    Windows 10 may freeze after installing the Anniversary Update

    August 15th, 2016 by

    If you have (or know someone who has) experienced this problem, here is Microsoft’s answer. Not real great news. IMNHO, the only practical option for most users is to use the “Go Back” option. Windows 10 may freeze after installing the Anniversary Update

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    Cisco IOS XR Software for Cisco ASR 9001 Aggregation Services Routers Fragmented Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability

    August 15th, 2016 by

    Cisco IOS XR Software for Cisco ASR 9001 Aggregation Services Routers Fragmented Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability “A vulnerability in the driver processing functions of Cisco IOS XR Software for Cisco ASR 9001 Aggregation Services Routers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a memory leak on the route processor (RP) of an affected device, which could […]

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    Using HP Drive Encryption? Don’t upgrade to W10 Anniversary Update

    August 15th, 2016 by

    HP’s HDE is no longer supported on Windows 10 as of the Anniversary update. DO NOT INSTALL IT ON COMPUTERS RUNNING THE AU! IT WILL CAUSE PROBLEMS!! DESCRIPTION Due to new signature verification requirements introduced with Windows 10 Anniversary (Version 1607, Build 14393, Redstone1), HP Drive Encryption (HPDE) is not compatible. Installing HPDE after performing a […]

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    Windows 10 questioons? Read on…

    August 14th, 2016 by

    There are still questions regarding the free Windows 10 upgrade, despite the fact that it ended 2 weeks ago. Also, MS has changed the way it handles the key used to activate. It affects whether or not you need it if you do s clean install (a.k.a. “Nuke and pave”) Windows 10: More free upgrade […]

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    “Toymaster” has released Security Mailer Volume 16 Number 33

    August 14th, 2016 by

    Adobe Security Bulletin Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft Security Bulletins and revisions, Advisories General Security entries Security Mailer V16 #33

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    WIndows 7 and Skylake Processor get a reprieve

    August 12th, 2016 by

    Mirosoft has extended the W7 support on hardware using the Intel Skylake processor to the general expiration of support in 2020. Microsoft relents on shorter Windows 7 support decree

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    Patch Tuesday August 9, 2016

    August 11th, 2016 by

    I’ll update as I get more updates. Microsoft rolls out several new Windows 10 cumulative updates August 2016 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases 9 security updates, 5 rated critical Microsoft patches 27 flaws in Windows, Office, IE, and Edge August 2016 Office Update Release Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016

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    Windows Anniversary Update may conflict with McAfee products

    August 9th, 2016 by

    Yet another reason to avoid McAfee products! 🙂 Looks like the W10 Anniversary Update (AU) is incompatible with some earlier versions of McAfee products. If you use McAfee products on W10, check this out before installing the AU. Incompatibility between the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and multiple McAfee products “WARNING:  Intel Security has worked closely […]

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