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Software Update: Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11

Software Update: Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11

The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11 for Windows, Mac and Linux to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Some of these vulnerabilities also affect [...]

Q&A Monday: Block Sites from Computer

Q&A Monday: Block Sites from Computer

Question: Hey Jim hope your doing well and having a good summer! I need a little help. My daughter has autism and she loves Youtube. However, some of the things on youtube are very disturbing. Is there anyway we can totally block Youtube from our computers? Media, Pa Answer: There is a simple an easy way to block sites from a computer, the [...]

Browser Update: Google Chrome 5.0.375.99

Browser Update:  Google Chrome 5.0.375.99

Google has released a new version of their Chrome browser, updating the browser to version 5.0.375.99 on Linux, Mac and Windows Systems. This update to 5.0.375.99, is stated to fix the following errors that have been occurring in the browser: LOW OOB read with WebGL. Credit to Sergey Glazunov; Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined). [...]

Security Update: Google Releases new Chrome

Security Update: Google Releases new Chrome

Google has released Chrome 5.0.375.86 for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address multiple vulnerabilities.    As always I highly recommend that you update to the current version of the Google Chrome browser, for security reasons. If you are looking for more information on what was updated in this version you can check out, Google Chrome Releases [...]

Top 5: Chrome Extensions you should have!

Top 5: Chrome Extensions you should have!

Very recently, I’ve been sucked into using Google’s browser Chrome.  I remember trying it out when it was first launched and wasn’t really impressed with it then.  Like so many things, with experience comes knowledge and I’ve now come to love the browser, though it’s not exclusive at this point, and have heard similar stories [...]

Adobe Flash Update

Adobe Flash Update

Adobe has finally dealt with part of the security issues that it addressed earlier in the week. Adobe has finally updated their Flash Player with the release of version 10.1 (download here).  It is recommended that as soon as possible you update all your computer and servers. Note that this update does not fix the security issues that we also [...]

AVG Free vs Microsoft Security Essentials

    For the longest time when asked about a free anti-virus/anti-spyware software that I would use and recommend, usually top of the list would be AVG Free and I think that many of the techs that I worked with would agree with it.  Infact another tech originally turned me on to the software and it became part of my virus/spyware removal [...]

Remove the .NET Framework Assistant for Firefox

Like me you may have abandoned the Internet Explorer browser for the more secure Firefox.  Well if you recently updated your computer, Microsoft may have snuck a vulnerability into Firefox without even telling you.  If you take a look at the installed add-ons in Firefox you might notice an add-on called Microsoft .net Framework Assistant. If [...]

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