Secure IT Alert: Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

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 Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, December 31, 2010 An advisory from Microsoft (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2488013.mspx) released today that reveals a new potentially dangerous vulnerability in Internet Explorer…. Here is an excerpt from that site: Microsoft Security Advisory (2488013) Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution Published: December 22, 2010 | Updated: December 31, 2010 Version: 1.1 General Information Executive …

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Secure IT Alert: December Firefox Update Fixes 13 Critical Vulnerabilities (Mac, Windows & Linux)

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Tuesday, December 14, 2010 In an effort to keep the Firefox browser secure, updates have been released that address multiple vulnerabilities. If you are using the 3.5.x or 3.6.x versions of the popular browser on Microsoft Windows, Linux or Apple Mac, you should insure your browser is up to date immediately to 3.5.16 or 3.6.13 …

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Secure IT Alert: Apple QuickTime for Mac & Windows Vulnerable – Time to Update!

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Secure IT Alert for Thursday, December 09, 2010 Apple has released a security update that addresses 15 media handling vulnerabilities in Apple QuickTime player on both the Mac and Windows operating systems. These vulnerabilities are similar in nature… If attacker can coax a user to open a malicious media file, such as an image or a video, the holes can …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Adobe addresses vulnerabilities in Reader, Acrobat & Flash Player

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, November 19, 2010 This week, Adobe released additional updates that cover Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player… The existing bulletin published on October 28th was updated to cover the changes… I have attached the updated security bulletin below, but in short, if you are using Adobe products, it is important that you apply these …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Huge OS X Update Closes 134 Security Holes

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Homeland Secure IT Alert Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, November 12 2010 Apple Mac OS X users received some lovin’ in the security department this week with, count ’em, 134 security vulnerability fixes… These “holes” can allow an attacker to gain full control of your machine. The most common of which seems to be of the “rootkit” variety, giving …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Microsoft Patch Tuesday Brings Critical Office Updates

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Office, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server 1 Comment

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010 Welcome to another exciting episode of Microsoft Patch Tuesday! In this batch of updates, Microsoft has focused on critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft office.  I have included WatchGuard’s description of the updates below since it is a LOT more understandable than the Microsoft version. If you require any assistance with these or …

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Secure IT Alert: Koobface Variant Infects Linux, Mac & Windows Systems

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Homeland Secure IT Alert Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, October 28, 2010 In the news today you will find that a new variant of the infamous Koobface is making the rounds via social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace. Unsuspecting users are enticed to click a video link in a direct message which links to a bogus …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Apple Mac OS X vulnerabilities and Firefox fixes (for Mac/PC/*Nix)

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, October 22, 2010 Apple has issued two advisories which outline Java security updates for OS X 10.5.x and OS X 10.6.x (Tiger and Leopard). These advisories warn of several vulnerabilities in the OS X Java components (a total of 10). There are updates out to address a few of the flaws, however, many still …

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Secure IT Alert: XSS Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server Web Security Feature

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, October 14, 2010 It seems like only yesterday I was telling our friends and clients about security issues that were announced this week. Believe me, this isn’t Deja Vu all over again…  It’s just another day in the life of a system administrator…. If you are running Microsoft SharePoint, especially if it has been made …

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SECURE IT ALERT: A plethora of Microsoft Windows, Office and IE updates are available

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Tuesday October 12, 2010   Well folks, we have a boat load of updates this go ’round…. These updates affect Microsoft Office on both MIcrosoft Windows and Microsoft Macintosh operating systems. Then of course there are updates to the Microsoft Windows Operating System itself, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. The Reader’s Digest version(tm) goes like this …

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