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Google Releases Chrome Update

Google Releases Chrome Update

Google has released Chrome version 5.0.375.55 for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to bypass security restrictions, execute script in an unsafe context, or mislead users. You can check out this entry for more information about exactly what updated where applied to this new [...]

Facebook and Others Sending you Data!

Facebook and Others Sending you Data!

The Wall Street Journal had an article, where it reported that Facebook and several other popular social media sites were sending information to their advertisers when you click on an ad.  This information could help companies find your name or other personal information without you consent…despite claiming they don’t do that without your [...]

Facebook Privacy Scanner

Facebook Privacy Scanner

A lot of recent concern over Facebook and their recent privacy changes and people are either talking about deleting their Facebook pages or trying to navigate the privacy settings to keep them safe.  The latter is what I though I would do, since when I’m not at work, I’m addicted to Facebook.  I thought I got the security settings that I [...]

Q&A Monday: Test your Security

Question: Hi, I'm not a computer expert, but I just switched internet providers and I want to make sure that my home network is secure by seeings what "ports" are open? -Leah J. Hemby, Stockbridge, GA Answer: There is a website that I've used and recommended to other to use to self test their own network. The website is hosted by GRC and the [...]

Cool Site: Prey Project

In today's world system admins can't be too careful about where their equipment ends up, I've seen many Admins get panicked when a laptop goes missing, especially when the company doesn't have a decent check-in and check-out system for their equipment.  Though there isn't any fool proof way to find a stolen laptop, I've recently come across an [...]

Google Sync and Outlook 2010 Beta

Google Sync and Outlook 2010 Beta

    If you are like me, you usually rush to download the newest beta's that are released, and for some bragging rights, you loose some functionality.  That was the case with me and my download of the Office 2010 Beta, I use Google Sync to sync my Google and Outlook calendars, yet the Google Sync doesn't support the new 2010 Beta.  Now a geek [...]

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