Blog Archives

Apple Releases iOS 8.1.2

If you plan on patching “over the air”  you will need up to 7G of free space on the device.  You should probably patch using iTunes via Windows or OSX.

Critical Adobe Flash Patch

Adobe has released a critical fix for all current versions of Flash.  Users should upgrade ASAP.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, December 2014

Microsoft has released patches for this month.  All users should review the changes and then patch as needed.

Some dangers of using “Login with Linkedin” and other 3rd party authentication

An article on how unverified email addresses were used to login to sites.  “could register a victim’s email address with an identity provider and a chosen website, then click the social network sign-in button to gain access, all without ever clicking an email verification link.”

Latest Dec 3rd Safari Patch Buggy

If you patched OS X Safari in the last few days, you might be experiencing difficulties using the browser.

Adobe Patch List for December 2014

Adobe plans on releasing patches on Dec 9th for Reader and Acrobat for critical vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Patch List for December 2014

Three critical updates for Windows, Office, and IE.

Sony hack included 47k SSNs

Mostly employees, including contractors, stored in unencrypted Excel format.

CryptoPHP, new “WordPress” malware

“Evil” plugins for WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla have been found.

Regin malware

Symantec says it’s very complex, made by a “super power,” and has been in operation since 2008.