FTC – Timeshare online and scam alert June 2021

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FTC shares awareness on the need to perform extensive research & avoid online or other scam approaches Timeshares: Yes? No? Maybe? | FTC Consumer Information There are a lot of promises and pitches designed to get you to buy right then and there without giving you time to think about it or do any of […]

CITRIX – Hypervisor Security Update June 2021

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CISA shares alert for Citrix security release that can help prevent DoS attacks  Citrix Releases Security Updates for Hypervisor | CISA Citrix Hypervisor Security Update Citrix has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Hypervisor. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial-of-service condition.  CISA encourages users and administrators to review Citrix Security […]

Windows 11 – CEO keynote and product announcement videos

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Several u-tube videos highlight yesterday’s announcement for Windows 11 (next free update of WIN10 later this fall of 2021)

Windows 11 – TPM 2.0 and Secure boot BIOS settings

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Windows 11 (next major & free Windows upgrade for WIN10 later this year) — will require a higher degree of security where TPM 2.0 and Secure boot BIOS settings must be turned on for installation (or other workaounds may also be needed) To Upgrade to Windows 11, Prepare to Dig Into Your PC’s BIOS | […]

Web Security – Persistent Session Cookie manipulations June 2021

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SANS ISC shares excellent security awareness on the danger of cookie files.  In addition to internal tracking of user actions — cookies can be used to store the users login credentials.  Stolen cookies are actually for sale on dark web as in certain settings they may allow bad guys to login using these specially cached […]

CISCO – June 2021 product security updates

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Cisco is a key network & security vendor for many organizations & several products have had recent security updates. Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products | CISA https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/publicationListing.x Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. For […]

Computer Games – Super Mario 64 3-D innovations 25 years ago

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PC Magazine documents Super Mario 64 innovations 25 years ago, where 3-D graphics were successfully implemented in computer gaming for a major release 25 Years Ago, Super Mario 64 Rocketed Nintendo Into the Third Dimension | PCMag But as Nintendo prepared to release its fifth-generation console, the Nintendo 64, the company knew that incremental improvements on […]

CISA – Medical security alert for Zoll Defibrillator June 2020

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CISA Releases Advisory on ZOLL Defibrillator Dashboard | CISA https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories/icsma-21-161-01 CISA has released an Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) Medical Advisory on multiple vulnerabilities in the ZOLL Defibrillator Dashboard. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.  CISA encourages users and administrators to review the ICS Medical Advisory ICSMA-21-161-01 and […]

Apple iOS 12.5.4 – June 2021 security release

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Users should update to latest version of Apple iOS to better protect their devices Apple Releases Security Updates for iOS 12.5.4 | CISA About the security content of iOS 12.5.4 – Apple Support Security – Available for: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch […]

FTC – Family emergency scams June 2021

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The FTC shares safety advice to avoid robocalls & other attacks related to “Family emergency scams” Don’t send them money | FTC Consumer Information Family emergency scams like this try to scare people into sending money to help a loved one in trouble. The fraud can play out in many ways, but the hustle is […]


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