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Microsoft Requires TPM Hardware for Windows 10

From now on Microsoft requires PC manufacturers to include Trusted Platform Management 2.0 hardware if they’re going to be using Windows 10.

LastPass Security Updates

LastPass has released some critical updates.  Firefox users especially should make sure to update the extension.

DNC’s Weak Passwords

Such as obamain08.

OurMine Hacking Team Tests TechCrunch’s Security

OurMines temporarily took over TechCrunch’s CMS.

Phone Scam Alert

We wanted you to be aware that there is a company calling campus phone #’s telling you they are with Business Technologies – they will ask you for your printer model # – they will try to get you to make a purchase over the phone and ask you for credit card info. These people are not UTC employees even though they are trying to get you to believe

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Black Hat Hacker Interview via Sock Puppet

The guy who hacked the “Hacking Team” does an interview represented by a sock puppet.

Oracle Patches Java, Others

If you use Java or an other Oracle product you should patch ASAP.

DNSSEC Used To Perform DDoS Attack

The clever bad guys used DNSSEC to create a DDoS with 6 different attack vectors.

Apple Releases Multiple Patches

Apple has released patches for OS X, Safari, tvOS, watchOS, and iTunes.  Update ASAP.

Fake Pokemon App in Google Store Leads to Malware

A fake app leads to threats of non existent infections and invasive ads on your phone.