Category Archives: Software Patches

Isn’t that just the Berry’s – Hyatt hyping weight loss

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest; the list of “gotta be on” Social Media outlets marches on. The good news; these allow you to project your brand and your message cheaply, efficiently and effectively. The bad news? If you’re not careful, all that … Continue reading

Posted in Current Threat, Facebook, IT Contractors, Pinterest, Small Business Security Tips, Social Media, Software Patches, Twitter | Leave a comment

Apple + Java = 600,000 Node Botnet

Researchers have found approximately 2% of Macs have been infected by the Flashback malware. How could this happen? Oracle, who now owns Java after their acquisition of Sun, discovered and fixed 14 security weaknesses in Java on 2/14. These patches … Continue reading

Posted in Current Threat, Java, Mac, Small Business Security Tips, Software Patches | Leave a comment

How safe is your Remote Desktop?

Microsoft’s Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a tool that lets users remotely access a PC or server. RDP is frequently used by off-site users and IT support organizations to remotely manage servers Yesterday Microsoft released a security patch to … Continue reading

Posted in Current Threat, IT Contractors, Microsoft, Small Business Security Tips, Software Patches | Leave a comment

Hot printer you’ve got there.

Is that smoke coming from your HP LaserJet printer? If you believe a group of researchers from Colombia University it could happen and it may not only be smoke escaping. The researchers discovered some HP printers are not all that … Continue reading

Posted in Small Business Security Tips, Software Patches | Leave a comment

Updates? I’ll pass thank you, my computer works just fine.

It’s not only what you don’t know that kills you but also what you do know that ain’t so. While your computer may seem to be running just fine you may have several applications that are vulnerable to attack and … Continue reading

Posted in Current Threat, Fake AV, Java, Software Patches | Leave a comment

Super Tuesday – June Edition

Adobe is planning to release critical security updates for Reader and Acrobat on Tuesday the 14th. Adobe categorizes “critical” as a vulnerability, which, if exploited would allow malicious native-code to execute, potentially without a user being aware. Microsoft plans to … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft, Reader, Software Patches | Leave a comment

New Java in Town

Oracle has released a new version of Java which addresses 17 security vulnerabilities. This version, 6 update 26 is the second one this year. Java has become the number one browser helper app being targeted by malware and it’s important … Continue reading

Posted in Current Threat, Java, Software Patches | Leave a comment