Physical Security – Lost devices in airports

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This article notes caution when traveling to not misplace or forget equipment. While there are expenses associated with lost items, the information contained on them could compromise corporate security controls. Over 8,000 Laptops, Smartphones, Tablets, USB Drives Lost in Airports http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/300014-over-8-000-laptops-smartphones-tablets-usb-drives-lost-in-airports QUOTE: Traveling this summer? Know where your mobile device is at all times, Credant […]

Facebook – New Multiple Accounts Warning

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As documented by Facecrooks security, Facebook is warning users with possible multiple accounts in advance.  Controls could be more rigidly enforced in the future. Facebook – New Multiple Accounts Warning http://facecrooks.com/Internet-Safety-Privacy/warning-our-systems-detected-you-have-multiple-accounts-nothing-to-worry-about-yet.html QUOTE: Several Facebook users have reported receiving the following warning message from Facebook. “It looks like you have more than one account on Facebook. […]

Windows 8 – October 2012 Release Announcement

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Microsoft has targeted availability of Windows 8 for the end of October as noted below: Windows 8 – October 2012 Release Announcement http://www.thestreet.com/story/11609705/1/microsoft-confirms-windows-8-availability.html QUOTE: Speaking at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners’ Conference in Toronto, Tami Reller, the CFO of Windows and Windows Live, said that consumers can get their hands on the product by the end of […]

DNSChanger Internet Client Shutdown – Most users will not be impacted

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The media is sharing a need for users to ensure their computers are not infected with the DNSChanger malware agent.  However, this has been overly sensationalized and exaggerated, and some folks are panicking.  The FBI will be turning off Internet services for computers infected by the DNSChanger malware which impacts a very small percentage of total Internet users.  The ISC publishes an […]


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