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    Archive for October, 2018

    Security Mailer (2018 – Week 40)

    October 7th, 2018 by

    Security Mailer Volume 18 Number 40 Adobe released more unscheduled updates for Acrobat and Reader Mozilla updated Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft non-security updates for Office Windows 10 version 1809 release paused due to problems General Security reviews last week

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    Windows 10 (1809) has been pulled. Do not install at this time….

    October 6th, 2018 by

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4464619/windows-10-update-history Symptom Workaround We have paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) for all users as we investigate isolated reports of users missing some files after updating. If you have checked for updates and believe you have an issue, please contact us directly at +1-800-MICROSOFT orfind a local number in your area https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4051701/global-customer-service-phone-numbers. […]

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    Windows 10 (1809) and Dark Mode…Problems?

    October 6th, 2018 by

    Windows 10 1809 Dark mode “If you’ve enabled dark theme and File Explorer doesn’t look like the picture shown here, we are aware and working on a fix. In the meantime, you can resolve the issue by going to Settings > Personalization > Themes and reverting back to the default Windows theme. After that, feel free […]

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    Updated to Windows 10 (1809)and Store Apps can’t connect to the internet?

    October 6th, 2018 by

    Microsoft Edge and other Microsoft Store apps might not connect to the Internet after installing the Windows 10 October 2018 update Turns out the fix is simple…. Enable IPV6…. Yup….That simple… 🙁

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    Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) details

    October 5th, 2018 by

    Updates for Windows 10, version 1809 & Known incompatibilities upgrading to Windows 10, version 1809

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    Non-Security updates for Office (October 2018)

    October 5th, 2018 by

    October 2018 Non-Security Office Update Release

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    Windows 10 October Update (1809) may delete contents

    October 5th, 2018 by

    Windows 10 October Update Is Deleting Content, Users Beware Bottom line: BACK UP YOUR DATA BEFORE UPGRADING!!

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    First UEFI Malware discovered

    October 3rd, 2018 by

    First UEFI malware discovered in wild is laptop security software hijacked by Russians “Dubbed “LoJax,” the malware is the first case of an attack leveraging the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot system being used in an attack by an adversary. And based on the way the malware was spread, it is highly likely that […]

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    No/Trivial router password? You can be hacked!

    October 2nd, 2018 by

    GhostDNS: New DNS Changer Botnet Hijacked Over 100,000 Routers This is one of those hacks that should never happen. All it takes is to have a non-trivial password set on your router. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of folks who are just too lazy. My favorite is “What happens if I forget the password?”. […]

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