Passwords – Popular Website policies evaluated

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It is important to set strong passwords even if a website’s password policy does not require it.  Ending a password with an “*” or “$” is one good technique, along with using differing passwords for each website.  This article evaluates strong and weak password protection policies among major websites. http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/323808-popular-websites-password-policies-leave-consumers-exposed QUOTE: Dashlane’s researchers analyzed the […]

Adobe – Critical Security updates for May 2014

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Critical priority “1” security updates were issued for Adobe Reader and Flash Player to fix issues found in the recent pwn2own contest  https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Adobe+May+2014+Patch+Tuesday/18115 QUOTE:  We are now up to 3 bulletins from Adobe Adobe Reader XI — 11.0.07 Adobe Reader X — 10.1.10 Adobe Flash Player 13 — 13.0.0.214

Microsoft Security Updates – MAY 2014

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Critical Security updates to Microsoft Windows, IE, Office and other products became available on Patch Tuesday.  Users should promptly update to enjoy best levels of protection.  The Internet Storm Center has a “PATCH NOW” rating on IE due to zero day attacks circulating in the wild. https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Microsoft+May+2014+Patch+Tuesday/18113 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-may QUOTE: IMPORTANT: Don’t miss MS14-029. This bulletin fixes […]


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