FCC Phishing Scam

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released a public notice alerting users of a potential phishing attack. The notice indicates that non-government entities may be using websites to misdirect regulatory fee payers to an illegitimate website in an attempt to obtain their financial information. Users are encouraged to review the FCC public notice (pdf) and refer to the Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks document for more information...

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Google Chrome Vulnerability

A vulnerability that affects the Google Chrome web browser has been identified. This vulnerability is due to a default configuration that allows files to be downloaded without prompting the user. In addition, downloaded files can be opened with a single click, which could allow a user to inadvertently open a malicious file. Users are encouraged users to enable the “Ask where to save each file before downloading” option within the “Minor...

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Spam being defiantly not blocked

Okay. Here is a sample of one of the stranger support requests that I get. You should know that I have not changed the spelling or grammar in any way. I have only removed the identifying information to guard the clients privacy and well, err.. embarrassment. Seriously, I have not made this up! Email from Client: Im back meeting Justin fir morning ,,I have a slight hitch, mail received from sales@***.com is now for some reason Unknown to me diverting...

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Google Chrome

Fed up with Firefox? What about Erratic Explorer? Well, Google has just announced the availability of their new web browser called Google Chrome and you can download it from the link below. http://www.google.com/chrome/ Before I go on, please have a look at the 40 page comic which shows the development of the browser and explains the concept and development and why this is a new generation browser. http://www.google.com/googlebooks/chrome/index.html Google...

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VMware Releases Security Announcement

VMware has released a security announcement to address multiple vulnerabilities in VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, and VMware ESX. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, access the system with elevated privileges, or obtain sensitive information. Users of these products are encouraged to review the latest VMware security announcement and apply any...

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