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Q&A Monday: Remove URL from Auto-complete in Chrome

Q&A Monday: Remove URL from Auto-complete in Chrome

Question: I have an incorrect website address that appears in my autocomplete list every time I start typing and I always accidentally click on it.  I tried clearing my history and it's still there, can you help me. Alice L. Lowery Ormond Beach, FL Answer: You need to open chrome and start typing incorrect URL until auto-complete [...]

Q&A Monday: Enable and Disable Proxy via Scripts

Q&A Monday: Enable and Disable Proxy via Scripts

Question: I use my laptop both inside and outside of my company's network.  It is a company issued laptop and when I am in the office, I am suppose to use their proxy server, when I am out on the road, I'm suppose to use the local connection, which does not have a proxy.  Currently I go into internet settings and enable or disable  the proxy [...]

Change IE Bookmarks Location

Change IE Bookmarks Location

Recently in my job, I was looking for a way to keep as much data on the server as possible and making the Windows boxes hold as little data as possible in case of a crash.  While I already redirect the "My Documents" drive to the server (note only if you trust your users do this).  We as an office generally use Internet Explorer for browsing [...]

Security Update: Mozilla Firefox 6 and 3.6.20

Security Update:  Mozilla Firefox 6 and 3.6.20

    Mozilla identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in its browser engine used in Firefox 3.6, Firefox 5 and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and that they fear that someone with enough effort could be exploited to run arbitrary code.  This update is [...]

Safe Web Browsing Myths

Safe Web Browsing Myths

More often than not, if you are reading articles from this site, you consider yourself a savvy computer user.  Though many of us think that we are using the internet in a safe way, we are actually vulnerable to malware or viruses.  The problem I often run into, is that people think getting infected is about going to seedy internet sites or [...]

Software Update: Adobe Flash and Air Update

Software Update: Adobe Flash and Air Update

    Adobe has released Flash Player 10.1.82.76 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition. This vulnerability also affects Adobe Air 2.0.2.12310 and earlier versions. Links for More Information: [...]

Browser Update: Google Update Chrome to 5.0.375.126

Browser Update: Google Update Chrome to 5.0.375.126

Google has released Chrome 5.0.375.126 for Linux, Mac, and Windows.  Chrome 5.0.375.126 contains an updated version of the Flash plugin which addresses multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Browser Update: Apple Releases Safari 5.0.1 and 4.1.1

Browser Update: Apple Releases Safari 5.0.1 and 4.1.1

Apple has released the following update for their Safari browser, it effects:  Safari 4 (Mac OS X 10.4), Safari 5 (Windows), Safari 5 (Mac OS X 10.6), Safari 5 (Mac OS X 10.5).  According to Apple’s Support site for this update (HERE) the following vulnerabilities were fixed. Safari 5.0.1 and Safari 4.1.1 SafariCVE-ID: [...]

Browser Update: Google release new Chrome Update

Browser Update: Google release new Chrome Update

Google has released Chrome 5.0.375.125 for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information. Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of the users are up [...]

Browser Update: Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.8

Browser Update: Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.8

Mozilla has released an updated Firefox browser to make the current version 3.6.7.  This isn’t a big update as if only fixes one flaw: MFSA 2010-48, this update fixed the following problem: Mozilla developer Daniel Holbert reported that the fix to the plugin parameter array crash that was fixed in Firefox 3.6.7 caused a crash showing signs [...]

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