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June 26, 2015  2:04 AM

Samsung making Microsoft a little unhappy

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Apple, Business, laptop, Microsoft, news, samsung, Security, Updates, Windows

You know the person in your office who leaves their passwords taped to the front of their monitor? Sure you do. They're putting everyone's data and hard work at risk because they've short-circuited the security process. It's not nice and it sometimes could cost the company money.

April 30, 2015  8:18 PM

NCIS New Orleans – Smuggling Information

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
computer, Data, PC, Security, Thumb drive

In a plot twist worthy of Back to the Future, X-Men and Mission Impossible, a recent NCIS New Orleans show dealt with data encryption and smuggling and kidnapping. That's not the coolest part. All of it was done using some real terminology and tools - not just movie magic or TV smoke and...


February 22, 2015  6:36 PM

On security: Trust no one

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
AES encryption, cybercriminals, lenovo, Security

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February 21, 2015  7:01 PM

Criminal mischief: Sony gave us a rootkit, Lenovo gives us malware

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Adware, cybercriminals, lenovo, malware, Security

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January 23, 2015  9:04 PM

Microsoft sues bogus tech support companies

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, cyberscams, Lawsuits, Microsoft, Security, Technical support

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January 18, 2015  7:06 PM

No more advance notice on Patch Tuesday fixes from Microsoft

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Security, Windows Patch Management

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December 24, 2014  6:09 PM

Apple Pushes out Security Update — HORRORS!

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Apple, Data, news, Security, Update, Windows

To hear Apple fanatics tell the story, the recent (and supposedly first ever) automatic security update marks the end of the company. Apple is doomed now that it has gone the way of MSFT and 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


December 15, 2014  5:15 PM

Microsoft pushes out badware

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
BADI, Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Security, Windows Updates

I'm fed up with Adobe! It acts like malware, and if...


October 8, 2014  4:22 PM

Photos that Expire – New App from MSFT

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Android, Data, IOS, Microsoft, Security

A news story just came across my desk touting the benefits of photos that expire. Just like a Mission Impossible assignment, the data shared expires after a short period of time....


June 10, 2014  6:27 PM

Holy Patch Tuesday, Batman! 66 holes in Windows products

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Adobe, Microsoft

Today is Patch Tuesday and Microsoft's seven updates address 66 security holes in Windows and related apps. Most of those vulnerabilities -- 59 of them --  are in Internet Explorer ( 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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