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Apple Releases OSX 10.9 Mavericks

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Apple this week released a major upgrade to its desktop operating system. OSX version 10.9, or Mavericks, includes a number of new and updated features, performance improvements, and security fixes. To learn more about the new features in Mavericks, visit www.apple.com/osx/whats-new/features.html. … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for July 2013

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Today is Patch Tuesday for July 2013.  Microsoft released seven security bulletins for Windows, Internet Explorer, and several other products. Six of the bulletins fix vulnerabilities that are considered critical as they could allow remote code execution on your machine. For … Continue reading

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Apple OSX and Safari Updates

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Apple released security updates for the Safari browser and currently supported versions of its operating system, OSX 10.8, 10.7, and 10.6.  (Users of OSX 10.5 and earlier should consider upgrading to a more recent version to continue receiving security updates.) … Continue reading

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Security Updates for iTunes

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Apple released the latest version of iTunes (11.0.3) today, which includes a number of important security fixes.  The update addresses one vulnerability in the Apple OSX version, and forty-one vulnerabilities in the Windows version.  For more information, see About the security … Continue reading

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7 Critical Adobe Flash Updates Released

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Adobe has released fixes for 7 critical remote execution vulnerabilities in its Flash Player software. These vulnerabilities affect Flash Player for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android 3.x, and Android 4.x. These exploits could cause your computer to crash and could potentially … Continue reading

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New Mac Malware: SabPub

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Another malware program affecting Mac OS X computers has come to the attention of computer security professionals this week. This new program, called SabPub, exploits a vulnerability in Java, just like the recent Flashback malware. For more information on SabPub … Continue reading

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Apple Releases Official Security Updates in Response to Flashback

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Apple has released Java security patches today for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X Lion. These patches remove most common versions of the Flashback malware. The Mac OS Lion patch also disables the automatic execution of … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup

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Besides the security patches released by Microsoft yesterday, there were also several updates released by Adobe plus a security update for Java for Mac OS X 10.6 and OS X Lion. Adobe Reader and Acrobat Updates Java update for Mac … Continue reading

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New Mac Malware Threats

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Two recent Mac malware threats, one involving Microsoft Office software and the other involving the Java application, reinforce the fact that, in today’s world, Mac users need to be just as aware of computing security concerns as Windows users. All … Continue reading

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