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    Archive for November, 2018

    #1 Programmer Excuse

    November 11th, 2018 by

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    Security Mailer (2018 Week 45)

    November 11th, 2018 by

    Security Mailer Volume 18 Number Browsers Mozilla updates Firefox; Last week Mozilla updated Firefox, Firefox ESR and Thunderbird Cisco Security Advisories Open Source US CERT report on JexBoss tool Linux updates Microsoft Security advisory Windows 10 1809 notes General Security rewiew last week new IoT botnet sends spam VMware Security Advisory

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    Windows 10 license sever is downgrading Pro Licenses to Home

    November 8th, 2018 by

    Microsoft Bug is Deactivating Windows 10 Pro Licenses and Downgrading to Home At this point, Microsoft supposedly is working on it. No clear what are the circumstances where this happens. Microsoft is having Activation Server issues right now

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    USPS’s Mail Scanning Service: Another tool to steal your identity?

    November 8th, 2018 by

    U.S. Secret Service Warns ID Thieves are Abusing USPS’s Mail Scanning Service  

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    Bitocker compromised by SSD Encryption: How to deal with it

    November 7th, 2018 by

    Guidance for configuring BitLocker to enforce software encryption

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    Microsoft ends Hotfix Service

    November 6th, 2018 by

    Microsoft’s Hotfix service is no longer available Yet another “service” dropped by MS with no notice or concern for clients!! 🙁

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    Don’t fall for this Neflix Scam!!

    November 5th, 2018 by

    Scam alert: Don’t fall for this very realistic Netflix phishing scam Hard to belive it, but folks still fall for these kinds of scams…. 🙁

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    Security Mailer (2018 Week 44)

    November 4th, 2018 by

    Security Mailer V18 #44 Apple security updates Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft security update revisions Windows Defender Sandbox General Security reviews last week, more TLS information

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    UEFI Malware Based on Lojack (2008)

    November 4th, 2018 by

    First UEFI malware discovered in wild is laptop security software hijacked by Russians Particularly nasty since it embeds itself in the firmware and will survive even a hard drive replacement!

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    Be careful with the USP “Informed delivery”

    November 2nd, 2018 by

    Brian Krebs warned about this back in October, 2017 USPS ‘Informed Delivery’ Is Stalker’s Dream Looks like its happening… 🙁 Postal Service aware ‘Informed Delivery’ used fraudulently  

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