Adobe and Microsoft Windows Updates Galore!

UPDATE YOUR COMPUTERS!  Mac owners too!  And don’t delay! The updates released this week are serious, people. If you do not patch up your computers and servers, or call us in to do it for you, the chances of being exploited are incredibly high….  Especially for the Microsoft Exchange and Remote Desktop vulnerabilities. Sorry to harp on it, but this …

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Microsoft and Adobe to tag team you with patches this month – August 2012

A plethora of patches are just around the corner. Not just from Microsoft, but from Adobe also, as they team up for an onslaught on your computer in August. I don’t think anyone using Microsoft Windows will escape the patchy update goodness on Tuesday! Microsoft will be unleashing nine bulletins, of which, five are rated as critical. These updates will …

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Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section “fine” for viewing child porn? Nope, it’s a virus!

Some people have been reporting that their computers have been locked and that they are presented with a screen that reads something like: Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section United States Department of Justice Attention! This operating system is locked due to the violation of the federal laws of the United States of America! Following violations were detected: Your IP …

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Adobe releases patches to keep your Shockwave, Flash Professional, Photoshop and Illustrator secure

When prompted to install updates for your Adobe products, please do so…  A number of patches are available that will address multiple vulnerabilities. This comes from our friend and partner, WatchGuard’s blog (follow the links through for Adobe’s official explanation): Adobe Patch Day: Shockwave, Flash Professional, Photoshop, and Illustrator Updates by Corey Nachreiner Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: Adobe Shockwave Player, …

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Buy Adobe Creative Suite 6 Today!

Okay, so the headline is misleading…   Kind of… Purchase Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 volume licensing through May 6th, 2012, and receive CS6 at no additional cost. If your institution has been waiting to make the move, this offer is for you. You can leverage CS5.5 right now to enrich the teaching and learning experience while helping ensure your students …

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News Flash! Flash Player Update Released to Correct Two Critical Vulnerabilities

Adobe has released an unexpected update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier, running across all platforms (Mac & Android included) which addresses two critical flaws. This is covered in this security bulletin. It is recommended that you download and install the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player (11.1.102.63 for computers and 11.1.11x.x for Android)). Failure to update could …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Update your Adobe Shockwave – Mac users, this means you too…

Adobe released a security bulletin this week warning of nine critical vulnerabilities that affect Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.3.633 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh. That bulletin can be found here: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-02.html Basically, it is the same old and busted story…  If you are running an unpatched, and therefore vulnerable version of Shockwave Player, and you happen to visit a website …

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Secure IT Alert: Adobe patches address Reader & Acrobat vulnerabilities

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Yesterday was Adobe’s first patch day of the new year and the security bulletin describes a total of six vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat X 10.1.1 and older, on both Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac. The issues that are addressed are considered “critical” in nature and the solution is to …

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CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-350A – Adobe Vulnerabilities – Windows, Mac, Unix

A little something to keep you busy…   Adobe vulnerabilities that affect Microsoft Windows, Mac and Unix machines. Patch ’em up!   —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 National Cyber Alert System Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-350A Adobe Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities Original release date: December 16, 2011 Last revised: — Source: US-CERT Systems Affected * Adobe Reader X (10.1.1) …

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