London 2012 Olympics – Please be careful of Malware attacks

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These are starting to surface in all vectors (e.g., email, Facebook, malicious websites, etc) London 2012 Olympics – Please be careful of Malware attacks http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/apps-and-websites/298489-beware-of-olympic-related-scams-malware-spam QUOTE: Cyber-criminals are using the upcoming summer Olympic Games in London as bait to lure unsuspecting Internet users to their malicious websites and scams. The Department of Homeland Security laid […]

McAfee Study – 1 in 6 users do not use AV protection

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An up-to-date report on AV protection trends McAfee Study – 1 in 6 users do not use AV protection http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/298505-one-in-six-pc-users-goes-naked-security-wise QUOTE: You’ve got antivirus protection, I’m sure – perhaps you even have a full security suite installed. But what about your friends and neighbors? A study by security giant McAfee reveals that one in six […]

Windows 8 Release Preview – released today with Metro compliant apps

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The apps were highlighted as a key surpise in early reivew of the new Windows 8 version released to the public today Windows 8 Release Preview: Microsoft gets its apps together http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/windows-8-release-preview-microsoft-gets-its-apps-together/5042   QUOTE:  Microsoft’s carefully timed unveiling of Windows 8 has been frustratingly incomplete. Today’s launch of the Release Preview fills in many of […]

Microsoft – New MVP Award Website launched

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A new implementation of the Microsoft MVP site was launched today Microsoft – New MVP Award Website launched today http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mvpawardprogram/archive/2012/05/31/the-new-mvp-award-web-site-has-launched.aspx The new MVP Award Web site went live today, offering a more in-depth look at this dynamic global community. Here are a few new features you’ll find at the site’s new URL: · MVP Spotlights—a […]

Facebook – New More granular site ADMIN rights implemented

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Facecrooks Security shares how administrators for large corporate sites can set authoring rights on a more granular level than in the past. How to Set Admin Roles for your Facebook Page http://facecrooks.com/Internet-Safety-Privacy/how-to-set-admin-roles-for-your-facebook-page.html QUOTE: Finally, Facebook is allowing multiple roles for page administrators! Prior to this feature, giving someone admin access to a Facebook page was […]

Skywiper (Flamer Virus) – Huge 20MB modular suite of malware

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The new Skywiper (aka Flamer) malware suite is modular and incredibly complex as documented in this PC Magazine article: PC Magazine – Flamer Isn’t a Stuxnet Spinoff http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-spyware/298425-flamer-isn-t-a-stuxnet-spinoff QUOTE: A new and seriously complex malware threat came to light this past weekend, targeting PCs in the Middle East. Some researchers and commentators made the natural assumption that […]


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