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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Phish 2013-04-19

Posted on by Robert

Many people received the following phish this morning. If you hover over the link, you will see that what looks like a USC URL is actually a link to a site in Slovakia (.sk).  The usc.edu.htm target page tells us … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Followup

Posted on by mbordas

Microsoft announced on Friday that one of the security updates released during last week’s Patch Tuesday had the unanticipated side-effect of causing some Windows 7 users’ systems to fail.  The company has removed the faulty bulletin from Windows Update, so … Continue reading

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Adobe Updates Released

Posted on by mbordas

Adobe yesterday released security updates for Flash Player, Shockwave Player, and Coldfusion.  Users of the Flash and Shockwave Players can download the latest versions at the Adobe download page.  For more information about the Coldfusion update, see Adobe’s ColdFusion hotfix … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for April 2013

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Today is Patch Tuesday for April 2013.  Microsoft released nine security bulletins, two of which are considered critical and address vulnerabilities that could allow remote users to execute code on your machines.  For more information and to download the updates, … Continue reading

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