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New USB reversible “C” connector

No more worries about upside down USB.

Adobe patches Flash, Reader, Acrobat

Adobe has released critical patches for Flash, Reader, and Acrobat.  All users should patch ASAP.

Black Hat Videos

If you like watching professional hackers, take a look.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

It’s that time again, please make sure your Windows PCs and Microsoft Products are patched.

California to require “kill switches” on cell phones

Turn them off  in case they’re stolen.

FBI Warns of Spear-Phishing Campaign

The FBI is is alerting the public about a large, ongoing spear-phishing campaign.  The phishing campaign  started on or about  July 21, 2014 and is primarily targeting the energy industry.  However, the FBI has high confidence that other industries like Education are being  targeted as well.  The phishing emails are exploiting a recent Internet Explorer (IE) zero-day vulnerabilities CVE-2014-1815, and CVE-2014-0310 and  the phishing messages come from various email addresses,

“Rachel from Cardholder Services” and Defcon

where they set up a contest called “Zapping Rachel” for hackers to build a honeypot for attracting robocallers.

Tomorrow is Patch Tuesday

“Microsoft has posted nine bulletins in its August Patch Tuesday update, covering Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SQL Server, and Sharepoint.”

Microsoft, $1.7B in the red from Surface

The Surface program is costing MS a lot of cash.

Fastforward through your life’s videos with Hyperlapse

Microsoft intros FF w/o camera motion for your GoPro videos.