Using Apple Safari as your web browser on Windows 7 64 bit? You might want to be aware of this…

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

This is kind of old news, but seeing a blog post by someone else today reminded me that it is not patched yet… Apple Safari web browser can be used as an avenue that would allow malicious code on a web site to be run with whatever privileges you have on that computer. Here’s an actual security bulletin you can …

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Microsoft security advisory 2659883 announces DoS vulnerability in ASP.NET

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Microsoft released Security Advisory 2659883 today which outlines a vulnerability in ASP.NET which could permit a Denial of Service. More information is available here: http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2659883 Two notes from that page listed as “Mitigating Factors”: By default, IIS is not enabled on any supported Windows operating system Sites that disallow application/x-www-form-urlencoded or multipart/form-data HTTP content types are not vulnerable Please visit the …

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When buying a Microsoft Windows 7 Computer do you need 64-bit or 32-bit?

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Office, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 2 Comments

If the time has come to replace or upgrade your aging desktop or laptop computer, you may find yourself looking at offerings from the major manufacturers and wondering if you need to get a 32 bit or 64 bit system now that the price difference is no longer a factor. At first it seems that a 64 bit computer would …

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