Microsoft Office 2013 SP1 – planned for early 2014

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Corporate and business users should track this important change and it’s availability in early 2014: http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-office-2013-service-pack-1-to-arrive-in-early-2014-7000023505/ QUOTE: Microsoft is planning to deliver Service Pack (SP) 1 for Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013 in early 2014, company officials said on November 20. Microsoft shared a partial list of some of the updates that will […]

McAfee 2013 Q3 Threats – Corporate Digital Trust Issues

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McAfee’s Q3 Threats report focuses on Digital Trust concerns: http://blogs.mcafee.com/executive-perspectives/serious-trust-issues-abound-in-the-mcafee-labs-q3-threats-report QUOTE: Most important was the issue of whether we question the validity of our digital trust mechanisms upon which our software-driven Digital Age has relied for years. Every organization on the face of the earth relies on security controls, be they on the endpoint or […]

Malware – Fake AV update messages trick users DEC 2013

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Symantec documents several fake AV update email or website messages http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/fake-av-software-updates-are-distributing-malware QUOTE: A new clever way of social engineering spam is going around today that attempts to trick users into running malware on their computers. The methods malware authors are using include emails pretending to be from various antivirus software companies with an important system […]

Cyber Monday safety awareness – December 2, 2013

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Symantec shares  safety awareness tips for Cyber Monday … http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/cyber-monday-shoppers-and-retailers-beware-scams-and-attacks QUOTE:  December 2, 2013 marks Cyber Monday, the day when Internet retailers expect to experience a major surge in traffic thanks to people shopping online for the holiday season. The concept of Cyber Monday, or Mega Monday as it’s known in Europe, was introduced back in […]

Bitcoin – Fraudulent attacks on digital currency

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F-Secure shares an informative article related to cybercrime attacks against digital currency http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002644.html QUOTE: Bitcoin, and other digital currencies such as Litecoin and Peercoin, will change the way we exchange money. But they come with a major flaw: they can also be used to turn infected computers into devices that “print” money. The beauty of […]


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