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    Archive for September, 2018

    Security Mailer (2019 Week 39)

    September 30th, 2018 by

    Security Mailer Volume 18 Number 39 Apple Security Updates Mozilla updates for Firefox & Firefox ESR Cisco Security Advisories Open Source – Apache Server vulnerability but New version released that patches it Linux updates 0-day for Microsoft Windows Jet database

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    Facebook breech affects up to 90 Million Users

    September 29th, 2018 by

    Facebook Security Bug Affects 90M Users Facebook assures us that it’s not necessary to change passwords. If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn I’m willing to part with cheap. Based on history, I’d be very dubious that we know the full extent of the breech. I recommend assuming the worst and make […]

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    Beware of Hurricane Florence Relief Scams

    September 24th, 2018 by Not strictly PC related, but I thought it important to get this to everyone.

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    Use Sophos SafeGuard and Windows 10? Read before installing October Upgrade

    September 23rd, 2018 by

    Advisory: SafeGuard file encryption – Local Cache corruption interrupts Windows 10 update to version 1809 (Windows 10 October 2018 Update) When updating to the Insider Preview of Windows 10 October 2018 Update a.k.a. Redstone 5 / version 1809, the system may unexpectedly shut down due to a Local Cache corruption. This is known to happen […]

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    Adobe Releases Update for Acrobat & Reader

    September 23rd, 2018 by

    Security bulletin for Adobe Acrobat and Reader | APSB18-34 “Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and MacOS. These updates address critical and important vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. “

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    Security Mailer (September 2018 … Week 38)

    September 23rd, 2018 by

    Security Mailer Volume 18 Number 38 Adobe released unscheduled emergency updates for Reader Major update release for Pale Moon browser Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft Windows 10 new features Windows file may be collecting your data General security reviews last week cCleaner forcing updates Newegg hacked

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    You should consider a Credit Freeze..They are Free!

    September 22nd, 2018 by

    Credit Freezes are Free: Let the Ice Age Begin Everyone should be doing this, especially now that the are free. Take a couple of minutes to freeze or unfreeze online. IMPORTANT: Be sure to save/remember the code you get. You can’t unfreeze without it!

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    Newegg latest to have credit card info breeched

    September 20th, 2018 by

    Hackers stole customer credit cards in Newegg data breach Newegg Credit Card Info Stolen For a Month by Injected MageCart Script Anyone who entered their credit card data between August 14 and September 18 should immediately contact their banks.

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    Intel fixes latest CPU vulnerability

    September 19th, 2018 by

    Intel releases firmware update for ME flaw “This time, the system was Intel’s component-with-many-names, the Management Engine (ME), AKA the Manageability Engine (ME), and the Converged Security and Manageability Engine (CSME).”

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    Windows 10 doesn’t check for space!

    September 18th, 2018 by

    Windows 10 update issues on devices with low storage space Almost unbelievable, but true. WU doesn’t check for sufficient space before initializing!!

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