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Image: Rapid7 Patch Tuesday: Download EMET for IE or Switch Browser There is a bug in Internet Explorer (IE) newly discovered by Microsoft, and it is being used to infect PCs via drive-by downloads (malware download and installation initiated simply b visiting a malicious website). Microsoft is urging all IE users to download a piece
Twitter down? Is it just me? or is Twitter having issues right now? Twitter.com won’t resolve as all, and I saw this: http://downrightnow.com/twitter Twitter Status See if Twitter is down for other users. downrightnow monitors user reports and official announcements to detect Twitter outages automatically. This was posted on Google+…
Are Your VMs & Backups Indexed in Google? When I was taking a cyber security class, one of the main things we talked about was ways for an organization to leak confidential information. Having the information stored on a server connected to the Internet, then get indexed by Google, is one sure-fire way to allow
Malware Preloaded on New PCs in China Microsoft, in an investigation into the security (or insecurity) of their supply chain in China, found that 20% of the 20 brand new PCs they bought were preloaded with malware that is associated with the Nitol botnet. The malware, Nitol virus, can steal personal information and uses infected
Mashable offers 5 tips on how to avoid oversharing on social networks. While these should really be common sense, the list can serve as a reminder as well as a checklist (helpful when talking to your teenager about sharing on social media): 5 Ways to Avoid Oversharing on Social Media Oversharing online can end badly, especially
Handwrite your Google Search I know the beta has been pushed out for some time, but I just discovered this neat feature today — when I saw a little link on my www.google.com page that said “Try Handwrite”. I did, and I just thought this is so freaking cool! Here’s a little video I did
Wi-Fi on Donkeys in Holy Land… So not only tourists to a biblical park in Israel can dress in authentic biblical robes and ride the donkeys like Jesus did 2000+ year ago, now they can share photos of them doing so with friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, wherever… With the Wi-Fi service provided by
You have antivirus and firewall on your home and/or work PC, and you use (semi) strong passwords to lock your PC. But how many of you have only a work PC and/or a home PC running Windows? In this day and age, you are most likely living at least some part of your life "online".
Warning: Link NSFW This is a classic case of lack of vigilance when it comes to managing your Facebook Page. Yes, most people (according to some digital branding consultant, 99% of the people to be exact) ignore that “Post by Others” link, but doesn’t mean no one looks at it or click it at all.
One of WordPress' core files, /wp-includes/pluggable.php has been targeted as host to a malware payload, according to a security company +Sucuri LLC. What this means is while it is not a vulnerability in WordPress' code, the following malicious code is getting inserted into pluggable.php. Once the malicious is inserted, it then attempts to load more