SECURE IT ALERT: Apple iPad reportedly still has a vulnerable Safari browser

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The awesome little iPad tablet computer from apple is still vulnerable to the hacks that were reported earlier. According to this article, ‘Once implemented, the hack can reportedly allow hackers to steal someone else’s email identity, reflash network devices with firmware, or trick Safari into doing “pretty much anything on any TCP port and not have any current IDS/IPS in …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Vulnerabilities & Patches in Apple, Adobe, & Microsoft products

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security Leave a Comment

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Greetings and salutations! A number of vulnerabilities have been announced this week which may affect your network and computer systems. In most cases the solution is provided in the form of a link. MICROSOFT WINDOWS, INTERNET EXPLORER, OFFICE, SHAREPOINT SERVICES & .NET FRAMEWORK: -CRITICAL- Microsoft has released updates for Windows OS, …

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SECURE IT ALERT: 48 Holes Plugged in Apple Safari Browser! Looks like Microsoft IE has some competition!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, security 1 Comment

The headline says it all – Apple just patched 48 vulnerabilities in their Safari internet browser, making it appear that the highly revered browser is now more of a threat to society than Microsoft’s Internet Explorer! Imagine that!?!? Apple considers the updates to be “highly critical” and they are available for both v4.1 and v5.0, on both the Mac and …

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