Blog Archives

Adobe Reader/Acrobat Patches

Adobe has released patches for Reader and Acrobat that were scheduled to be released last week.  Update as soon as possible.

Serious bug in Android “Browser”

A vulnerability has been found in the default web client, named Browser, for all versions of Android < 4.4.  You should not use Browser and switch to Chrome or Firefox for your Android surfing.

Yahoo was fighting for customer privacy

US Govt threatened $250000 daily fines if Yahoo didn’t comply with “digital wiretaps.”

Tabnapping:New phishing using Javascript and Google’s fame

” When they click back to the fake Gmail tab, they’ll see the standard Gmail login page, assume they’ve been logged out, and provide their credentials to log in. The attack preys on the perceived immutability of tabs.“

Google:We weren’t compromised, usernames/passwords from phishing

Google denies that it was hacked and the 4.7 million username/password combos came from other sources.  Less that 2% of the logins worked.

Adobe Patch Tuesday

Adobe has released patches for Flash Player, update as soon as you can.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released patches, time to update.

Google Chrome’s new password maker

Chrome will now suggest “strong” passwords for you.

More on Home Depot breach

Same malware used during Target breach that attacks Microsoft Windows powered POS systems.

Apple to post more security warnings

More emails when account changes occur and wider deployment of 2 factor ID tech within the “Apple Cloud.”