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With the New Year just around the corner, Microsoft has released its final monthly allotment of patches for the year. This Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released 11 patches addressing 24 individual vulnerabilities. One important note is that the November 27 Microsoft Security Advisory (2896666) CVE-2013-5065 is not included in this Patch Tuesday. This vulnerability is in […]
You can do just about anything online these days… Shop for that last-minute birthday gift you forgot to buy your mother, make reservations at your favorite restaurant for your blind date, meet the girl who you’ll actually be taking on that blind date, build an entire business from scratch, and build relationships with people from […]
Threats and vulnerabilities are a way of life for IT admins. With the continued rise of computer and network attacks, the threat of a critical attack is virtually constant. With complex software it is all but guaranteed that there will be vulnerabilities for attackers exploit. And the sheer volume of attack vectors for attackers to […]
In what’s becoming a holiday tradition, McAfee released its 12 Scams of Christmas earlier this season. The scams are worth looking at because cybercriminals will take advantage of whatever they can – and we’re all less cautious while doing holiday shopping. The overall message is, if you don’t watch out, these cyber grinches will try […]
Q: My son was online all the time and now it is as if he has vanished. I think something’s up. What should I be looking for? A: Listen to your gut, parent. It is doubtful your son has suddenly burned out on social media. He may very well be finding other digital hangouts away […]