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May 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

May 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their Advanced Notification for the May 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release seven bulletins addressing 23 vulnerabilities.  In addition, they will be releasing a Security Advisory to update ActiveX killbits.  Last year, Microsoft moved the ActiveX killbit updates from a Security Bulletin to a Security Advisory.  So, you [...]

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Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) Scam Alerts 4/20/2012

Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) Scam Alerts 4/20/2012

This report, which is based upon information from law enforcement and complaints submitted to the IC3, details recent cyber crime trends, new twists to previously-existing cyber scams, and announcements. Investment Scam The IC3 continues to receive complaints involving subjects who have obtained the names and social security numbers of individuals for illegal purposes. Subjects use [...]

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April 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

April 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released six bulletins addressing 11 vulnerabilities in the April 2012 version of Patch Tuesday. Marking the fourth Patch Tuesday of the year, Microsoft and non-Microsoft vendors are making this quite an interesting month with critical security bulletins and new products to consider in your monthly Patch Tuesday. There are many products that are [...]

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No Privacy, please!

No Privacy, please!

We are in a world were our communication, information , search, entertainment, creation, and content are done with some form of digital device with access to the internet. This dynamic intricately tied to our personal and professional lives : privacy both online and offline is being transformed.  Some of this is within our control and [...]

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March 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

March 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released six bulletins for the March 2012 Patch Tuesday.  With this release, Microsoft is addressing seven vulnerabilities. The primary bulletin administrators should look to address first is MS12-020.  This bulletin addresses two privately reported vulnerabilities to Microsoft affecting the Remote Desktop Protocol on all supported versions of the Microsoft operating system. If an [...]

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March 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

March 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their advanced notification for the March 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release six bulletins addressing seven vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 1 bulletin is rated as Critical 4 bulletins are rated as Important 1 bulletin is rated as Moderate 2 vulnerabilities could lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities [...]

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Forget the Box!

Forget the Box!

Walking around our school, one thing that always grabs my attention is the capacity of our learners to engage independently in the process of creative innovation to generate something quite unique and original. Unfortunately this often happens outside of the classroom setting, or in an elective classes, after school activity as the structure and expectations [...]

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February 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

February 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced their February 2012 Advanced Notification for the upcoming Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release nine security bulletins fixing 21 vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 4 bulletins are rated as Critical 5 bulletins are rated as Important 7 vulnerabilities could lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities could lead to Elevation of Privilege [...]

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Where is the manual?

Where is the manual?

When is the last time you opened up the manual from some device  you purchased, sat down and went through the pages to become familiar with your purchase? The chances are a long time ago. To be honest nowadays often items do not come with a manual at all. This last week we had the [...]

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January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft is starting off the new year with seven new security bulletins released for the January 2012 Patch Tuesday.  These seven new security bulletins address eight vulnerabilities. The primary bulletin administrators should patch first is MS12-004.  This security bulletin addresses two vulnerabilities with Windows Media types.  Opening a malicious media or MIDI file on an [...]

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