Microsoft out-of-band security bulletin for December 29, 2011 addresses .NET framework issues

Yesterday, Microsoft issued a security bulletin for the .NET issues mentioned the other day. ¬†That document can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/ms11-dec Critical Security Bulletins ============================   MS11-100   – Affected Software: – Windows XP Service Pack 3 – Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 – Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 – Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack …

Happy New Year from Homeland Secure IT!

Everyone here at Homeland Secure IT would like to thank you for another year of friendship and support… ¬†¬†2011 was awesome and 2012 is going to be even better! We’re working on new and exciting things that will help us to provide even better computer service & support to Greenville and Upstate area individuals and businesses, as well as bringing …

Microsoft security advisory 2659883 announces DoS vulnerability in ASP.NET

Microsoft released Security Advisory 2659883 today which outlines a vulnerability in ASP.NET which could permit a Denial of Service. More information is available here:¬†http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2659883 Two notes from that page listed as “Mitigating Factors”: By default, IIS is not enabled on any supported Windows operating system Sites that disallow application/x-www-form-urlencoded or multipart/form-data HTTP content types are not vulnerable Please visit the …

Be sure to join The Dockside Band at Easley’s Hide-Out for a super start to 2012!

If you are following The Dockside Band, on facebook, then you already know this, but on New Year’s Eve, we are playing one of the best clubs in the Upstate! More information is here:¬†https://www.facebook.com/events/147966045304842/ Please like us too!¬†https://www.facebook.com/DocksideBand Happy New Year!

’twas the night before Christmas… Annual computer version post

  ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Computer Version I first read this story on a University of Arkansas computer system sometime before 1985 and promptly typed it up and put it on my BBS (Non-Prophet BBS) for people to read. I have sent it in email, and “snail mail” for the last 25 years or so…¬† I still get …

Who sends a letter to the RIAA informing them of their pirating activities?

I’ve written a number of blog posts about the RIAA, and how people have been wrongfully accused of stealing (pirating) by the RIAA, and law suits threatened. Well, it appears, that someone at the RIAA has been doing a little illegal downloading of their own, though the RIAA claims it was not them. Here’s more information: http://torrentfreak.com/riaa-someone-else-is-pirating-through-out-ip-addresses-111221/ So secure those …

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

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) …

Christmas Holiday 2011 Hours for Homeland Secure IT Computer Service & Sales

Christmas is almost upon us! Hope you have your shopping done by now, and if not, well, it’s not too late to order a notebook, netbook, desktop or tablet computer from Homeland Secure IT! We offer sales of all major brands of computers and components such as HP, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba, Acer, NexLink, Asus, Samsung and more. Whether it is …

Merry Christmas! Microsoft releases Exchange 2010 SP2 featuring new mini version of OWA, multi-valued custom attributes and more!

As promised, Microsoft released SP2 for Exchange Server 2010 on 2011-12-12, and the SP brings with it a number of features and fixes: Incorporates all the changes from Update Rollup 1 through 6 for SP1 Adds Hybrid Configuration Wizard for ease of managing a deployment between your on site Exchange and your Office 365 Exchange Introduces Address Book Policies, which …

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CERT releases Cyber Security Alert TA11-347A for Microsoft Updates…

National Cyber Alert System Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-347A Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities Original release date: December 13, 2011 Last¬†revised: — Source: US-CERT Systems Affected Microsoft Windows Microsoft Office Internet Explorer Overview There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities. I. Description The¬†Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December …