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    Archive for September, 2018

    Government Payment Service Inc. Hacked

    September 18th, 2018 by Leaks 14M+ Records “Government Payment Service Inc. — a company used by thousands of U.S. state and local governments to accept online payments for everything from traffic citations and licensing fees to bail payments and court-ordered fines — has leaked more than 14 million customer records dating back at least six years, including names, addresses, […]

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    CCleaner update installs without asking

    September 18th, 2018 by

    CCleaner Disregarding Settings and Forcing Update to Latest 5.46 Version “Reports are coming in that Piriform is forcing CCleaner to update to the latest 5.46 version even when users had configured the program to not perform automatic updates. To make matters worse, once the users were upgraded to the latest version, their privacy settings were […]

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    Security Mailer for Week 37, 2018

    September 15th, 2018 by

    Security  Mailer Volume 18 Number 37 Adobe updates for Flash Player & Cold Fusion TOR browser NoScript updated after 0-day revealed online Chrome 69 address bar changes Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates MicrosoftTuesday patches released Office updates Revised Updates and Advisories General Security review last week Mirai and Gafgyt botnets return Proton and Nord VPN […]

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    Patch Tuesday (Microsoft & Adobe)September, 2018

    September 12th, 2018 by

    Patch Tuesday, September 2018 Edition

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    Credit Freezes will be free soon

    September 11th, 2018 by

    In a Few Days, Credit Freezes Will Be Fee-Free No more excuses! Everyone should do this ASAP!!!

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    Own an iPhone 8? It may have a faulty circuit board

    September 10th, 2018 by

    How to check if your iPhone 8 has a faulty logic board and is part of a recall “Does your iPhone 8 seem to not be working properly? Apple has admitted that a “small percentage” of iPhone 8 models may suddenly freeze or restart due to an issue with the logic board. Even if you’re […]

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    Security Mailer (September 2018 Week 36)

    September 9th, 2018 by

    Security Mailer V18 # 36) Mozilla releases major version update for Firefox and Firefox ESR 32 Cisco Advisories (some critical) Linux updates Microsoft released September Non-Security Office updates General Security reviews last week Wireshark updates Turla group out of Russia that is actively controlling victims with a backdoor in a PDF delivered by email VMware […]

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    Another Browser Extension ( is compromized

    September 6th, 2018 by

    As Brian Krebs suggests, get rid of extensions you don’t need or use. Browser Extensions: Are They Worth the Risk?

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    Office updates for September.

    September 5th, 2018 by

    September 2018 Non-Security Office Update Release

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    Chrome browser updated to version 69.0.3497.81

    September 4th, 2018 by

    Stable Channel Update for Desktop “The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 69 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks. Chrome 69.0.3497.81 contains a number of fixes and improvements — a list of changes is available in the log. Watch out […]

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