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    Archive for December, 2016

    Critical flaw in PHPMailer library puts millions of websites at risk

    December 30th, 2016 by

    This one is significant. Fortunately, WordPress (this site is built on it) appears to be safe Critical flaw in PHPMailer library puts millions of websites at risk

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    “Toymaster” has released Security Mailer Volume 16 Number 52

    December 25th, 2016 by

    Security Mailer V16#52 Cisco Security Advisories; Apache Server release Linux updates Microsoft Bulletins revised, changes, known issues, new Windows Update error troubleshooting site General security entries VM Ware security advisory

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    Microsoft launches a Windows error code troubleshooting site

    December 23rd, 2016 by

    If you’ve ever had to figure out an error code when trying to update Windows, this site *might* help out. Microsoft launches a Windows error code troubleshooting site

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    https doesn’t guarantee a safe web site

    December 20th, 2016 by

    Unfortunately, as this article demonstrates, just because a web site uses an SSL certificate (HTTPS), doesn’t mean it’s safe or really what it seems to be. How easy it is to spoof or imitate a “safe” SSL site

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    “Toymaster” has released Security Mailer Volume 16 Number 51

    December 19th, 2016 by

    Security Mailer V16 3 51 Part 1 – Adobe updates and security updates Browser updates for Pale Moon, Firefox, Firefox ESR Linux updates Microsoft Tuesday security bulletins released and revised, Windows 10 bug fixed General Security entries; SANS entries Part 2 – Securing OS X – PDF document with NIST’s guidelines for properly securing OS […]

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    Adobe releases updates

    December 16th, 2016 by

    Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player Summary Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS.  These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7892 exists in […]

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    Microsoft Patch Tusday 13Dec16

    December 16th, 2016 by

    Dec. 2016 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases 12 security bulletins, 6 rated critical New Critical Fixes for Flash, MS Windows

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    New Ransomware offers to make you a criminal!

    December 16th, 2016 by

    In what is a new twist, the “Popcorn” ransomware offers to let you off the hook for the ransom if you get two folks to download the malware! The latest ransomware is pure evil genius

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    Yahoo: One Billion More Accounts Hacked

    December 15th, 2016 by

    It’s sad. We’re so used to this kind of thing. Also the scale of it boggles the mind. Maybe this is the nail in Yahoo’s coffin. Yahoo: One Billion More Accounts Hacked

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    Keystrokes can be monitored over public WiFi

    December 14th, 2016 by

    This one is yet another reason to avoid public hot spots. Security Alert : Credit Card & CSV sniffed when using public WIFI, as well as all keyboards strokes on laptops

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