Even just allowing employees to install iTunes on their machines exposes the organization to Safari/WebKit vulnerabilities

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, iPad, iPhone, Mac, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security Leave a Comment

Apple Products Not Hacker Proof?   An article over on CRN on March 15 entitled “Apple Safari Patch Shows Products Not Hacker Proof” is sure to get some people’s panties in a wad, but it does correctly post the facts, though it will fall short of educating the misled public that Apple products are not hacker proof. This particular issue …

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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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Using IE7, Safari 3 or Firefox 3.5 or earlier? You won’t be using Google Apps soon…

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Windows 1 Comment

It’s time to upgrade your browser if you are using IE7, Safari 3 or Firefox 3.5 or earlier. Not just to have the latest features and the best security, but in order to continue to use websites to their fullest. Case in point – people using Google for Gmail, Calendars, Talk, Docs and Sites will lose functionality according to Google …

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Google Chrome Browser Continues to Gain Ground in the Browser Wars

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 1 Comment

Are you still using Internet Explorer? The majority of people are that hit our website and most others that track this information, but, as you can see from the graph on the right, alternative browsers are gaining ground. Microsoft Internet Explorer, like it or not, is the de facto “standard” that web sites and web applications are built to support. …

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

JohnMHoyt Computer Security, Homeland Secure IT, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology Leave a Comment

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: 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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