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Browser Update: Google release new Chrome Update

Browser Update: Google release new Chrome Update

Google has released Chrome 5.0.375.125 for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information. Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of the users are up [...]

Browser Update: Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.8

Browser Update: Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.8

Mozilla has released an updated Firefox browser to make the current version 3.6.7.  This isn’t a big update as if only fixes one flaw: MFSA 2010-48, this update fixed the following problem: Mozilla developer Daniel Holbert reported that the fix to the plugin parameter array crash that was fixed in Firefox 3.6.7 caused a crash showing signs [...]

Apple Announces iPhone 4 Free Case Program

Apple Announces iPhone 4 Free Case Program

Apple has announced today the release of the iPhone 4 Case Program Application that is available from the apple store online.  Once you downloaded the application you sign in with your iTunes username and password and the application gives you a couple of different options to choose from. Despite my fear that it would take a while, I was able to [...]

Consultants how to communicate errors!

Consultants how to communicate errors!

    If you ever spent any time as an IT consultant, then you understand that it can be a stressful, especially when things go wrong.  Every consultant will eventually have to deal with a mistake, either made by them or someone else.  Though mistakes are a part of the job, what happens next is important.  Some companies that I have dealt with [...]

Software Update: Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11

Software Update: Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11

The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11 for Windows, Mac and Linux to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Some of these vulnerabilities also affect [...]

Security Alert: Shortcut file Vulnerability

Security Alert:  Shortcut file Vulnerability

This vulnerability is due to the failure of Microsoft Windows to properly obtain icons for LNK files. Microsoft uses LNK files, commonly referred to as "shortcuts," as references to files or applications. By convincing a user to display a specially-crafted LNK file, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code that would give the attacker [...]

Q&A Monday: Block Sites from Computer

Q&A Monday: Block Sites from Computer

Question: Hey Jim hope your doing well and having a good summer! I need a little help. My daughter has autism and she loves Youtube. However, some of the things on youtube are very disturbing. Is there anyway we can totally block Youtube from our computers? Media, Pa Answer: There is a simple an easy way to block sites from a computer, the [...]

Make your Presentations less boring!

Make your Presentations less boring!

There have been many times in my IT career that I’ve had to give presentations, and if you haven't consider yourself lucky.  My presentations have covered Network Design, Network Upgrades, and Software Implementation all the way down to weekly user training.  I’ve made many mistakes in my presentations when I started out (and sometimes still [...]

Patch: iPhone IOS 4.0.1 Released

Patch: iPhone IOS 4.0.1 Released

Apple has just issued the 4.0.1 iOS update, which now includes a new formula for displaying reception bars. This updates doesn’t really fix the route problem that the phone has, just displays the bars a little differently.  This new formula is supposedly the way AT&T recommends and doesn’t actually improve reception.  Apple reported [...]

Why you should encrypt your iPhone backup!

Why you should encrypt your iPhone backup!

I was reading an article about how the iPhone backup that your iTunes makes when you sync your phone can be cracked (for better or worse).  It wasn’t even really a setting that I paid attention to, until this article came up.  When I went to check, there it was, unchecked: “Encrypt iPhone backup”.  Figuring if it was something that I [...]

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