Apple owners rejoice! Security updates are available for you – apply them please!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Article HT5784 over on the Apple Support page, indicates that there’s something fun waiting for you in OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and Security Update 2013-002 It would be wise to get yourself up to date so you can sleep better at night. Well, at least I will sleep better at night with the knowledge that you are safe and …

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Secure IT Alert: Merry Christmas! Microsoft has a package for you!

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Microsoft didn’t forget you, in fact, they already have your Christmas present, which will be delivered in the form of patches on the infamous “Patch Tuesday”… So, whether you have been naughty or nice… Please update your computers! If you require assistance with managing updates for your personal computer, your server, or your entire business network in the Greenville and …

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Octoberfest? No, it’s just time for a bunch of Microsoft Office Updates! Get ’em installed!

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Here we are, another Patch Tuesday, where Microsoft makes updates available to their products. The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2012 indicates there are seven bulletins that will be addressed today.  They include: Critical – Remote code execution – Affecting Microsoft Office and Microsoft Server Important – Remote code execution – Affecting Microsoft Office Important – Elevation of privilege …

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SECURE IT ALERT: About that Apple iTunes 10.7 update – yeah, it fixes more than *160* different vulnerabilities!

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Lately I’ve had a lot going on between our son, Brett Albertson (Easley High School football center #75) and his slew of activities, our daughter Megan in college, my band (Hot As A Pepper) and work. Because of these distractions I almost missed an important security update. A few days back, Apple released the 10.7 update of iTunes. While you …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Here’s one you should be concerned with… Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: September 19, 2012 ******************************************************************** Security Advisories Updated or Released Today ============================================== * Microsoft Security Advisory (2757760) – Title: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution – http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2757760   – Revision Note: V1.2 (September 19, 2012): Added link to Microsoft Fix it solution, “Prevent Memory Corruption …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Technical Cyber Security Alert TA12-101A covers MS patches

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 This is from the US-CERT team, reposted as received. If you require assistance with these Microsoft security updates, or any others, please call upon us at 864.990.4748 or use our handy CONTACT form. — —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1     National Cyber Awareness System   Technical Cyber Security Alert …

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Secure IT Alert: Adobe patches address Reader & Acrobat vulnerabilities

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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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SECURE IT ALERT: Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2011 #patches

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, June 09, 2011   Microsoft Patch Tuesday will soon be upon us again, and Microsoft has not let us down!  A little something for everyone…. The following is directly from their Advanced Notification for June 2011, released today:   ******************************************************************** Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2011 Issued: June 9, 2011 ********************************************************************   This …

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