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Ransomware and Recent Varients

Posted by Alex Merry on Apr 5, 2016 10:52:33 AM

Systems Affected

Networked Systems

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Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

Posted by Alex Merry on Mar 25, 2016 11:21:14 AM

Google has released a new update: Chrome version 49.0.2623.108 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

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Security Update released for Wordpress

Posted by Stacy Willis on Feb 4, 2016 3:37:33 PM

Wordpress has released version 4.4.2 to address two major security issues reported by outside developers. This update also addresses bugs found in the previous version of Wordpress.

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Microsoft releases January Windows updates

Posted by Stacy Willis on Jan 13, 2016 10:04:59 AM

Microsoft has released it's latest monthly batch of updates for Windows. This group of Microsoft updates includes 6 Critical level updates and 3 Important level updates. Critical vulnerabilities can allow attackers to run code or easily get malware on to your system. Important vulnerabilities are issues that pose a risk to sensitive information, meaning they could leak any PII you have on your device out to those who shouldn't have it. Protect your device and your identity and update ASAP. Find out more about why you should keep your stuff updated here!

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Mozilla releases new Firefox update

Posted by Stacy Willis on Jan 11, 2016 10:41:29 AM

Mozilla has released an update for both Firefox and Firefox ESR updating the way they use signatures. This fix helps to protect your identity and information in the event signatures are used by a website to confirm a user is actually you (i.e. a shopping cart transaction on an e-commerce website).

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Browser refresh! Chrome and Firefox updates available.

Posted by Stacy Willis on Dec 16, 2015 10:02:19 AM

It's time to update your browsers. Mozilla and Google have released updates for Firefox and Chrome respectively. Both updates fix critical security issues that may allow attackers access to your system and even allow them to run code (like malware).

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Apple Security Updates for iPhone, iPad, OS X, Safari, Apple Watch and Apple TV

Posted by Stacy Willis on Dec 10, 2015 10:02:18 AM

Apple has released updates for most of its products. These Apple security updates address critical vulnerabilities which can allow code or programs to be run on your device without your permission or knowledge (like malware). Make sure to update ASAP to avoid being a target. Find out how to install your Apple updates below.

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Microsoft releases critical December Windows Updates

Posted by Stacy Willis on Dec 9, 2015 9:26:06 AM

Microsoft has released their December batch of Windows updates including 12 total updates, 8 of which are critical level and 4 important level. Critical vulnerabilities can allow attackers to run code or easily get malware on to your system. Important vulnerabilities are issues that pose a risk to sensitive information, meaning they could leak any PII you have on your device out to those who shouldn't have it. Protect your device and your identity and update ASAP. Find out more about why you should keep your stuff updated here!

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Windows Malware Alert: Dorkbot

Posted by Stacy Willis on Dec 4, 2015 10:28:50 AM

Dorkbot is a botnet affecting Windows computers that is used primarily to steal financial information and deliver malware to victims. If you'll remember from our malware basics guide, a botnet occurs when multiple devices infected by the same bot are controlled by a single source. This network of infected computers can then be used by attackers without the victim's knowledge.

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Dell computer users: Remove compromised certificate ASAP!

Posted by Stacy Willis on Dec 1, 2015 9:25:56 AM

Dell has found a problem with a pre-installed root certificate (eDellRoot) that may allow an attacker to access information on your system, impersonate websites, download malware and more.

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