Security – US CERT Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week 2019

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Several excellent links in US CERT security awareness article https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/01/24/Tax-Identity-Theft-Awareness-Week Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is January 28 to February 1. This annual campaign aims to help consumers be more informed about protecting themselves from tax-related identity theft and scams. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone steals a Social Security number and uses it to […]

Apple Macintosh brand – celebrates 35th anniversary

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https://www.pcmag.com/news/366154/for-the-macs-35th-birthday-emulate-one-in-your-browser Apple’s Macintosh line is 35 years old today, and PCMag has been there the entire time. We did our first feature on the Mac in 1984, following up with a massive, 23-page head-to-head between the Mac and PC in 1985. (Read it, it’s amazing.)    For the past 20 years or so, we’ve reviewed every […]

Windows 10 – Security advantages over Windows 7

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Some U-tube videos found in search of “windows 10 security advantages verses windows 7” (and many  articles/studies can be found in general search) https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-vs-windows-7-microsofts-newer-os-is-almost-twice-as-secure/ The volume of malware seen on Windows 10 devices is far lower than on Windows 7 machines, according to one security firm.

Windows 10 Mobile – EOL set for DEC 10th 2019

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Windows 10 Mobile O/S is set to end support on December 10, 2019 as documented below https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/01/18/windows-10-mobile-ending-in-december.aspx Microsoft will end support for the Windows 10 Mobile operating system on Dec. 10, 2019, according to an announcement.   It really will be the end for Microsoft’s flagship mobile OS, which first got released back in November of […]

CES 2019 – New physical and computer security products

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CES 2019 show introduced new security products for the coming year

Security – US CERT warns of DNS Hijacking attacks JAN-2019

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US CERT sharing following new warning for DNS Hijacking attacks   https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/01/10/DNS-Infrastructure-Hijacking-Campaign The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), is aware of a global Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure hijacking campaign. Using compromised credentials, an attacker can modify the location to which an organization’s domain […]

Windows 10 – v1903 introduces new 7GB Reserved Storage area

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Future WIN10 installs may use a new Restored Storage 7GB reserved area in future — to better hold & manage installation objects in a more controlled manner than current processing.  The 7GB can be reduced slightly according to user experiences & amount of software installed. https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/01/11/microsoft-reserved-storage-for-windows-10.aspx Microsoft wants about 7GB of your PC’s storage space to […]

CES 2019 – Key Technology highlights

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U-Tube has some excellent summaries of CES 2019 … it is noted as “the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies”

Windows 7 – HOTFIX for JAN-2019 update for network issues

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During JAN-2019 security updates, some corporate users were impacted & Microsoft released a HOTFIX patch to address this, until republishing the original cumulative release occurs.  https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/01/10/windows-7-problems-january-patch.aspx Windows 7 was a notable victim of this month’s “update Tuesday“ security patch releases by Microsoft, according to various accounts.  Some Windows 7 environments had network sharing issues after applying […]

Windows 7 – End of Product support by Microsoft in one year

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SANS ISC shares a friendly reminder, Microsoft will end Windows 7 support during JAN-2020 https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Still+Running+Windows+7+Time+to+think+about+that+upgrade+project/24526/ Not such a big deal if you have 1 or 2 machines at home to manage, but if you are an enterprise with hundreds or thousands of Windows 7 machines, it’s really time to start that migration project.  If you’re still […]


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