Tag: security

  • “I’m too little; I have nothing of value…”

    Do you have information “valuable enough” for the bad guys?

  • Microsoft Releases More Win10 Updates

    Paul Thurrott (http://www.thurrott.com) just reported that Microsoft has updated the shipping versions of Windows 10 again this month. It’s another Cumulative Update so you’ll need to reboot your machine after the update gets installed. With all the Bad Guy activity going on, it’s not really surprising to me. While it’s a pain in the rear […]

  • Wannacrypt? No thanks!!

    There’s a new Bad Guy in town and he’s holding us all up for a “King’s Ransom”. Especially if you dislike patching your devices regularly or you’re still steadfastly holding on to that old XP machine. But you ALWAYS update your machine when Microsoft releases patches, right?? According to Dictionary.com, Ransomware is: “noun, Digital Technology. […]

  • So Long Quicktime, It was fun.

    We’re recommending you remove the Quicktime Player from any machines you have it installed on. It was a not so “quick” ride that has come to an end. Windows 8 & 10 haven’t played well with Quicktime anyway. In fact the plugin was deactivated with the last Quicktime update received this past January. Trend Micro […]

  • Microsoft, Privacy and the Big Debate

    There’s been much made about the information Microsoft collects and uses for its own purposes. It’s really come to “light” with the push of Windows 10 upgrades and Microsoft’s inability to communicate anything effectively. Here’s my take on the whole matter: Microsoft finally did what my mother always told me not to. (“If EVERYONE jumped […]

  • Microsoft ends IE 8,9, & 10 Support on Jan. 12, 2016

    Microsoft has announced that they will discontinue patches and security updates for everything but the latest version of Internet Explorer (IE 11). They’ve created a new browser (Edge) and they intend to use it. Edge only works with Windows 10, but IE 11 works with Windows 7, 8.1, & 10. I have run into an […]