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    This Windows Defender bug was so gaping its PoC exploit had to be encrypted

    June 29th, 2017 by

    Yet another reason to avoid Microsoft Defender This Windows Defender bug was so gaping its PoC exploit had to be encrypted

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    Another Global Ransomware Outbreak Rapidly Spreads

    June 29th, 2017 by

    Yet another variant of the WannaCry ransomware. Once again, it uses an flaw in SMB1 that has already been patched. If you haven’t yet, UPDATE TO PREVENT THIS!! Another Global Ransomware Outbreak Rapidly Spreads

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    Turn Off SMB1 on Windows Now

    June 29th, 2017 by

    With the newer versions of ransomware, having SMB1 turned on is a serious exposure. Here’s how to turn it off. Turn Off SMB1 on Windows Now

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    ‘Petya’ Ransomware Outbreak Goes Global

    June 28th, 2017 by

    And the beat goes on… Sad thing is that this one could have been prevented if the appropriate March 2017 patch had been applied… ‘Petya’ Ransomware Outbreak Goes Global

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    No Windows Fix Just yet for the Intel Bug That Crashes CPUs

    June 27th, 2017 by

    “Some Intel CPU models are affected by a bug that crashes computers when a certain sequence of operations are being processed. The bug was discovered by a developer working on the OCaml compiler and was reported to Intel last year. Intel rolled out a fix for the issue in the form of a microcode errata in April […]

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    “Toymaster has released Security Mailer Volume 17 Number 25

    June 26th, 2017 by

    Security Mailer V17 #25 Adobe release non-security update for Flash Player many Cisco Advisories Apache HTTP Server update, Linux Kernel updates, Linux updates Microsoft – printing issues after June updates, security update revisions; general security entries

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    Fixes to Microsoft Security Update Flubs Coming on June 27

    June 24th, 2017 by

    Turns out that there were multiple issues with the June 2017 Patch Tuesday releases. IE printing and Outlook problems all are causing some folks major issues. Well, it looks like we are scheduled to get a fix for these issues. Let’s just hope that it doesn’t break something else!! 🙁 Fixes to Microsoft Security Update […]

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    Several Outlook specific issues after the June 2017 Updates

    June 22nd, 2017 by

    At least 6 issues affecting various versions of Outlook from 2007 through 2016. “The issues documented in this article have been reported after installing the recent updates listed below. We’re investigating the issues and will update this page when a fix is available. In the meantime, please use the workarounds suggested for each issue.” Outlook […]

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    “Toymaster” has release Security Mailer Volume 17 Number 24

    June 18th, 2017 by

    Security Mailer V17#24 Part 1 Adobe updates Air, Flash Player and Shockwave; Mozilla updates Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird; Linux updates; Microsoft Tuesday updates, advisories, problems;  General security entries Part 2 – Attachments are blocked – information on attachments beiong blocked in Outlook after applying June Microsoft updates Bulletin Search – security bulletins with links […]

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    Credit Card Breach at Buckle Stores

    June 18th, 2017 by

    Here we go again! Credit Card Breach at Buckle Stores

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