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    Comodo hacked (more than once?)

    July 28th, 2019 by

    An exposed password let a hacker access internal Comodo files “A hacker gained access to internal files and documents owned by security company and SSL certificate issuer Comodo by using an email address and password mistakenly exposed on the internet” “But according to Ursem, he wasn’t the first person to find the exposed email address […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 30)

    July 28th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 30 Apple updates everything Browser Pale Moon update; Cisco security advisory Linux updates Microsoft security advisory General Security review of last week

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    Servicing stack update for Windows 10, Version 1809

    July 27th, 2019 by

    Servicing stack update for Windows 10, Version 1809: July 22, 2019 Summary This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates. Key changes include: Addresses an issue in which an update may not install with certain other updates and upon start up after installation of the other updates, […]

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    Russian meddling in social media and email accounts used by election officials

    July 26th, 2019 by

    The Unsexy Threat to Election Security “Much has been written about the need to further secure our elections, from ensuring the integrity of voting machines to combating fake news. But according to a report quietly issued by a California grand jury this week, more attention needs to be paid to securing social media and email […]

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    Some HP machines may have a keylogger installed

    July 22nd, 2019 by

    Some HP machines have a keylogger installed with the Audio Driver, here’s how to disable it The keylogger, packaged with the Conexant HD Audio Driver Package in version and earlier, has been discovered by researchers. With this audio driver comes a file, MicTray64.exe (or MicTray.exe for non-64-bit users), which has a Scheduled Task to run […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 – #29)

    July 21st, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 29 Cisco security advisories Java updates Linux updates Microsoft security update revised Oracle quarterly security updates General Security review of last week Wireshark updates new spam s tries to trick the unwary into opening a OneNote Audio Note

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    Have QuickBooks in the cloud? Not a good situation!!

    July 20th, 2019 by

    QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Firm iNSYNQ Hit in Ransomware Attack “Cloud hosting provider iNSYNQ says it is trying to recover from a ransomware attack that shut down its network and has left customers unable to access their accounting data for the past three days. Unfortunately for iNSYNQ, the company appears to be turning a deaf ear […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 28)

    July 14th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 28 Adobe Security bulletins Flash Player update Mozilla updates Firefox Firefox ESR Thunderbird Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft Tuesday update and known issues Security Advisories Security updates revised Astaroth malware Attacks on Outlook Telemetry added to Windows 7 patch Windows 10 1903 known issues General Security reviews last week

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    Release Notes for July 2019 W10 Security Updates

    July 10th, 2019 by

    July 2019 Security Updates Patch Tuesday Lowdown, July 2019 Edition The July security release consists of security updates for the following software: Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer Microsoft Edge Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps Azure DevOps Open Source Software .NET Framework Azure SQL Server NET Visual Studio Microsoft Exchange Server

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    Yet Another misleading and dangerous article on Windows 10 problems in Forbes

    July 9th, 2019 by

    The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again I’ve stopped passing on useless (and dangerous) articles from most “main stream” media (print and video). At best, they are misleading and at worst dangerous. 500K folks have read this POS and are probably scared by it. Windows 10 has enough real problems, let’s not clutter things up […]

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