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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Secure IT Alert: Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

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

┬áHomeland 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: 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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Finally, Microsoft IE6 is scheduled for euthanasia!

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

Internet Explorer 6 has served us well. So well that people are still using it instead of the updated versions or the alternative browsers that are available. Estimates are that IE6 has a share of the browser market of around 20-25%, but a review of our own web logs which keep tabs on which browsers are used to view our …

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