Blog Archives

New OS X vulnerability being exploited in the wild.

The latest vulnerability is being used to “infect” Macs.  Avoid installing software you don’t need.  Only install from the Mac Store or from big name sources.

Thunderstrike 2, Mac’s new ROM malware

Infects your Mac’s firmware.  Hard to remove, almost impossible to detect.

How to protect against Android’s MMS StageFright Hack

A flaw in MMS processing puts your Android phone at risk.  To protect against the attack, turn off automatic downloads of MMS files and only accept MMS files from people you know.  This can be done via the Setting Menu of your Messaging App.

Steam had a problem over the weekend….

Check to make sure your SteamGuard is turned on.

New MMS Android Flaw

A security company claims it has found a flaw that affects 95% of Android devices.  Receive MMS message and the bad guys have “root.”

WordPres 4.2.3 Released

If you use WordPress, consider patching soon.

Data loss at major photo editing services including CVS and RiteAid

If you have used your CCard to pay for photos at CVS, RiteAid, or other vender serviced by PNI Media then keep a close watch on your credit.

Patch your Jeep!

A flaw in 2014/15 Jeeps can be remotely exploited.  The bad guys could mess with your brakes.

Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows

Patch Now! to protect against a vulnerability in OpenType.

Microsoft cancels Security Essentials for XP

If you still use XP, and trust Security Essentials for AV protection, you need to switch AV products.