Zero Day Fixes for Microsoft IE and Adobe Flash Should be Applied Immediately

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

In case you have been wondering, there’s a very good reason for the most recent updates from Microsoft and Adobe… The vulnerabilities are being exploited and today I have heard of two people being affected. It is our recommendation that you apply the fixes immediately in order to avoid this type of issue…. If you require any assistance or have …

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Zero Day Vulnerabilities addressed by Adobe and Microsoft – Get it while it’s hot!

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

It’s time for updates to come out from from your favorite software vendors, and whether you are using a Windows based PC or a Mac, there’s something for you this month! Applying these updates is VERY IMPORTANT – your machines are vulnerable unless you take steps to secure them. Up for your patching pleasure are the following (as listed by …

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Adobe Patch Day brings updates for Flash, Shockwave and ColdFusion

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Three security bulletins have been released by Adobe that cover Flash Player, Shockwave Player and ColdFusion. These apply to not only Microsoft Windows based machines, but also to Apple Macintosh computers. Complete control over your machine could be obtained by exploiting the flaws outlined. As always – UPDATE your machines and protect yourself. Do not hesitate. Should you require assistance …

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Adobe and Microsoft patches galore for March 2013

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Partners, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

While spring has not quite sprung, Microsoft and Adobe have both sprung a slew of updates for you. It is important that you apply these updates to your computers and servers in order to keep your network secure. Let’s start with Adobe – Four Flash security holes have been plugged in Flash Player 11.6.602.171 and earlier across all platforms.  Yes, …

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Flash! Savior of the Universe! No, not really….

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

Adobe Flash Player is making more friends (Right up there with JAVA! )…  There are active attacks being reported currently for vulnerabilities that affect not only Microsoft Windows but also Apple Mac. You should insure that updates are installed! Should you require assistance applying these critical security updates to your computer or your entire network of computers, please call us …

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Those Adobe Flash updates you are being prompted to install – should be installed!

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, OS X Leave a Comment

Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-22 for October 8th, 2012 details vulnerabilities that exist in versions of the Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Air that run on: Microsoft Windows Apple Macintosh Linux Android 2.x – 4.x These updates address CRITICAL vulnerabilities and installation should not be delayed in order to protect your computer, tablet or smart phone. Should you have questions about …

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

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

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

JohnMHoyt Android, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

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

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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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Why do videos start playing automatically when I visit a website? How can I stop this? #GoodQuestion

JohnMHoyt Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Windows 4 Comments

Today a client mentioned that videos are playing automatically on their computer and it annoys them. Hey, it annoys me too! Why oh why do websites insist on force-feeding you content you might not actually want to hear? Please, web developers, give us the option to actually play your video if we want to. In fact, there is a particular …

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