Microsoft Windows 8 – Offers Improved Security

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Security researchers at the Black Hat security conference report low-level security improvements seen with Windows 8 that will enhance protection  Windows 8 Much More Secure than Windows 7 http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/300781-windows-8-much-more-secure-than-windows-7 QUOTE: Researchers Chris Valasek (Senior Security Researcher at Coverity) and Tarjei Mandt (senior vulnerability researcher at Azimuth Security) spend their days seeking ways to compromise security […]

Microsoft Windows 7 – Disable third party Gadgets

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Black Hat security researchers warn of dangers associated with non-Microsoft based gadget controls in Windows 7 that could be used maliciously. Microsoft Windows 7 – Disable third party Gadgets http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/300819-kill-your-gadgets QUOTE: Do you have any gadgets on your Windows 7 desktop, other than the ones that came with Windows? Kill them now! That’s the message […]

Safari 6 – New browser version emerges

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New version of Safari has been released as noted below Safari 6 – New browser version emerges http://www.apple.com/safari/ http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5364 QUOTE: The new advanced features in Safari make it an even better place to explore the web. Safari searches even smarter so you’ll find web pages faster. It shows you all your open tabs in a […]

The Internet Association – formed to protect key interests

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A new major trade group has been formed to provide a voice for key Internet economic interests to legislators The Internet Association – PR accouncement http://internetassociation.org/PR-InternetAssociation-120725.pdf QUOTE: WASHINGTON – The Internet Association, the nation’s first trade association representing the interests of the Internet economy and America’s leading Internet companies, today named Michael Beckerman as its […]

Facebook Scam – Received reports that your account has violated a policy

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Scammers use a number of tactics to capture sensitive information, including free offers.  Facecrooks security warns users with a tactic of “fear” to take action or they might lose privileges if they do not respond.  As one must login to respond to this new phishing scheme, it can result in security compromise of one’s Facebook account.  […]


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