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If it looks like a phish, swims like a phish, and sounds like a phish, then it probably is a phish

Filed under: Phishing,Security,Twitter — spiderwebwoman at 8:51 am on Friday, February 7, 2014

What would you do if you got an email like this? If you practice “safe-hex” you would know not to click on the link to confirm your email address – to anybody, any time. Not your bank, not the government, not any business, and not Network Solutions. But that’s who sent me this email – […]

SIM Card not detected on your HTC DROID DNA? Try getting a new SIM card from Verizon

Filed under: Android,Gadgets,HTC,HTC Droid DNA,Security,SIM Card not detected,Verizon — spiderwebwoman at 9:46 am on Monday, January 6, 2014

Over the last year I’ve gotten the “SIM Card not detected” error message on my HTC DROID DNA a number of times. I would try one or more of the first 3 solutions I found on the Internet which I listed in my post in February 2013. Recently it started happening too often and those […]

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 2 Available for download

Filed under: Microsoft,Microsoft Office,Security,SharePoint — spiderwebwoman at 12:19 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The SP2 release improves the compatibility of the Office and SharePoint 2010 products with Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, Office 2013, and SharePoint 2013. It also addresses security, stability, and performance and contains all the Cumulative Updates (CU) and Public Updates (PU) that have released since SP1, starting with the June 2011 CU and July […]

Only 1000 days left of extended support for Windows XP

Filed under: Microsoft,Security,Windows 7,Windows XP — spiderwebwoman at 10:25 am on Tuesday, July 12, 2011

On April 8, 2014, security patches and hotfixes for all versions of Windows XP will no longer be available. So bottom line, PC’s running Windows XP will be vulnerable to security threats. Furthermore, many third party software providers are not planning to extend support for their applications running on Windows XP, which translates to even […]

From the The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) : Bulletin MS10-002 Released

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 1:32 pm on Thursday, January 21, 2010

Today we released Security Bulletin MS10-002 out-of-band to address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. All customers using currently supported versions of Windows and Internet Explorer should apply this update as soon as possible. Once applied, customers are protected against the known attacks that have been widely publicized. For customers using automatic updates, this update will automatically […]

IE 6 crashes after you install security update MS07-069 on a computer that is running Windows XP SP2

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 5:47 pm on Thursday, December 20, 2007

This happened on one of my PCs last night – you need to edit the registry to fix it, but Jesper Johansson’s got an installer that will do that for you. Update: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946627 has been updated. It now has a description of the IE6 crash and a link to a file you can download from […]

You’ve upgraded to IE 7 and now FrontPage won’t save your userid and password when publishing to remote servers

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 9:49 am on Thursday, November 8, 2007

The fix that worked for me has two parts: 1. Bring up your remote site in IE 7. Then go to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Trusted Sites > Sites and Add your site to the list. Then Close > Apply > OK. You may need to restart IE 7 for this to […]

TechNet Webcast: Secure, Simplified Web Publishing Using Internet Information Services 7.0

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 8:14 pm on Friday, September 28, 2007

Event Overview Learn how Web publishing is changing for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0. In this webcast, we take an in-depth look at the new FTP service for IIS 7.0, with demonstrations that showcase new features such as FTP over Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), enhanced security, and improved supportability options. We also discuss […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for 6/12/2007

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 7:38 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2007

June 12, 2007Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).Note: <A href="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/securitywww.microsoft.com/technet/security<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security> and <A href="http://www.microsoft.com/securitywww.microsoft.com/security<http://www.microsoft.com/security> are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-055 – Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925486)

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 6:45 pm on Tuesday, September 26, 2006

This update resolves a public vulnerability as well as additional issues discovered through internal investigations. The vulnerability is documented in the "Vulnerability Details" section of this bulletin. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could […]

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