Monthly Archives: April 2014

Google Debuts Dedicated Productivity Apps For iOS

Google has released standalone apps for Google Docs and Google Sheets, breaking out these two productivity applications from within Google Drive, which is where users could go to access them on iPhone and iPad in the past

4chan admits it suffered hack attack

has admitted that it suffered a security breach last week that saw a hacker gain unauthorized access to user information.

Google Stops Mining Education Gmail And Google Apps Accounts For Ad Targeting

The move comes after Google’s use of data from its education products came under fire by students and others during a court case last year that claimed the scanning violated user privacy rights.

Firefox 29 and Thunderbird 24.5

Mozilla has released critical updates for Firefox and Thunderbird.

AOL asks users to change passwords

“At AOL, we care deeply about the safety and security of your online experience. We are writing to notify you that AOL is investigating a security incident that involved unauthorized access to AOL’s network and systems“

Microsoft releases critical patch for Adobe Flash

Microsoft has released an emergency patch for Flash.  Update your Windows using Check for Updates.

Captain Kirk get NASA’s highest honor

This weekend, the acclaimed actor and director was honored with NASA’s Distinguished Public Service medal, the highest award bestowed by the agency to non-government personnel.

Critical Patch for Adobe Flash

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.182 and earlier versions for Windows, Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.201 and earlier versions for Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.350 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Heartbleed Health Report

The number of devices still at risk is harrowing: HP printers, Polycom video conferencing systems, WatchGuard firewalls, VMWare systems, and Synology storage servers. Weaver counts tens of thousands of users of the Parallels Plesk Panel web hosting control panel that are vulnerable too — those could become a prime target of hackers looking to take control of websites.

Hacker claim of bug in fixed OpenSSL likely a scam

Hackers claim to have found a new vulnerability and are selling it for 2.5 bitcoins, or $870