SECURE IT ALERT: Adobe Reader & Acrobat Updates Affect Macintosh, Windows, UNIX

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Homeland Secure IT Alert Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, October 6, 2010 I realize I am sounding like a broken record (remember those?), however, Adobe has addressed vulnerabilities in their Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat, and also Adobe Air products which you should be aware of. Skipping to the chase, please, for the love of God, update your Adobe products …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, etc.

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Homeland Secure IT Alert Secure IT Alert for Tuesday, September 21, 2010 This is not a repeat… I repeat, this is not a repeat. Sorry, that was redundant… Adobe announced yesterday, September 20th, the release of additional patches to Adobe Flash Player to address vulnerabilities. These affect Microsoft Windows, as well as Mac, Linux, Solaris and even Android. It’s the …

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SECURE IT ALERT: A Plethora of Microsoft Vulnerabilities Patched! #MS #IIS #Windows #Office #Microsoft

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

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Yesterday’s “Patch Tuesday” was an exciting one… It included patches across the board for all Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office and IIS (web server). The most critical in my opinion is IIS as it often sits on your server, providing Outlook Web Access, or other data, and is accessible to …

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SECURE IT ALERT: “Here You Have” Email Contains Fake and Malicious PDF or WMV Links

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Homeland Secure IT Alert for September 10th, 2010   Making the news this week has been dire warnings of a rapidly spreading email worm. While it appears to be nothing more than we have seen in the past, I have reposted a security alert from Watchguard, makers of a great firewall devices and security appliances.   — Supposedly Wide-Spread Email …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Protect your data with DATA DESTRUCTION from ShredDisk #Greenville

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 2 Comments

Protect your data – by destroying it! Boy that sounds interesting doesn’t it? But what does that mean? As computers age and are replaced, they might find their way to a dumpster, or given to a non-profit organization who refurbishes them and resells them, or they may be given to a computer recycler who is supposed to dispose of the computer …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Malicious Documents and Images Threaten OS X

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Secure IT Alert #2 for Thursday, August 26 2010 More bad news for Mac owners. PLEASE update your systems. We are seeing the number of Mac and *nix exploits ramp up at an alarming rate. Many people have found rootkits were installed on their systems for no telling how long before they were discovered. The following information was provided courtesy …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Adobe Shockwave vulnerable on Mac and Windows – Update today!

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

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, August 26th 2010 I know it seems like it never ends… Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Flash, Adobe Air, Java, Windows, Mac, one update and patch after another following these security announcements….   The vulnerability de jour is brought to you by Adobe, and it affects Shockwave player on Macintosh OSX and Windows platforms. The …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Adobe to release Reader & Acrobat patches for Windows, Mac & UNIX

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for August 18, 2010 Adobe has announced that August 19th will bring out-of-cycle updates to Adobe Reader 9.3.3 across the Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac and UNIX platforms, as well as Acrobat 8.2.3 on Apple Macintosh to address critical vulnerabilities. An update to Adobe Flash player is also anticipated. More info can be found here but the …

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SECURE IT ALERT: QuickTime Movie Handling Vulnerability

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Secure IT Alert for August 13, 2010 The following information comes courtesy of WatchGuard… QuickTime Movie Handling Vulnerability Only Affects Windows Users Severity: Medium 13 August, 2010 Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: QuickTime 7.6.6 and earlier for Windows (Mac version is unaffected) How an attacker exploits them: By enticing your user into viewing a maliciously crafted movie Impact: An attacker could …

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Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Issues Critical Patches for XP, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2003 & 2008

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Monday, August 02, 2010 Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch: Rated Critical Microsoft issues out-of-band security bulletin and patch today August 2, 2009. Out of band means released ahead of the regular scheduled monthly update.  The out-of-band patch is designed to address a security flaw in the way shortcuts are displayed. Software affected includes Windows operating system, various versions, …

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