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    Archive for February, 2017

    Military exchanges will be open to honorably discharged veterans

    February 23rd, 2017 by

    Not exactly a tech issue, but being a Vietnam Veteran, this is great news. Military exchanges will be open to honorably discharged veterans

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    False Positives with Avast!

    February 22nd, 2017 by

    Looks like a signature malfunction is causing massive false positives. Avast says they have fixed it https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=197572.0  

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    MS releases Flash Player Update

    February 22nd, 2017 by

    Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (4010250)  Despite delaying the entire February Patch Tuesday until March, MS has released a critical Flash Player Update.

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    “Toymaster” has released Security Mailer Volume 17 Number 7

    February 19th, 2017 by

    Security Mailer V17 #7 Adobe updates for Flash Player and Shockwave Cisco Security Advisories Open Source updates for BIND and Open SSL, Linux updates Microsoft – no updates for February + 0-day for Windows

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    Windows 10 1507 support extended

    February 17th, 2017 by

    Support for the original release (1507) of W10 was scheduled to end in March. For reasons they haven’t said, the end date is now May 2017. Microsoft quietly prolongs life of original Windows 10

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    February “Patch Tuesday” Delayed

    February 15th, 2017 by

    ***** UPDATE ******** Looks like the February updates will be delayed until March. ***** UPDATE ******** No indication as to when they will be released. February 2017 security update release “Our top priority is to provide the best possible experience for customers in maintaining and protecting their systems. This month, we discovered a last minute […]

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    Adobe fixes 24 Security Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Digital Editions, & Campaign

    February 15th, 2017 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. Affected  versions Product Affected Versions Platform Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 24.0.0.194 and earlier Windows, Macintosh and […]

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    University and iOT …. Big problem!

    February 14th, 2017 by

    Tell me again how great the “internet of things” is… 🙂 University attacked by its own vending machines, smart light bulbs & 5,000 IoT devices

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    “Toymaster” has released Security MailerV17 #6

    February 12th, 2017 by

    Security Mailer Volume 17 Number 6 Browser Pale Moon updated Mozilla Thunderbird Updated Cisco Advisories Linux updates general security entries

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    Toymaster has released Security Newsletter Volume 17 Number 5

    February 11th, 2017 by

    Security Newsletter #17 V5 Cisco WebEx wrapup, Clock Signal component issue, Security Advisories Open SSL Advisory Linux updates Microsoft 0-day for Windows10, Server2012, Server 2016 General Security entries

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