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Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of October 2015

» by October 31, 2015 at 9:05 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, Third-party applications are the most important source of vulnerabilities with over 80% of the reported vulnerabilities in third-party applications. Operating systems are only responsible for 13% of vulnerabilities and ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of September 2015

» by September 28, 2015 at 9:47 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, Time to update once again. This month we have three Adobe programs, two browsers, and Apple iTunes. If these programs are not updated, your machine becomes much more vulnerable ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of August 2015

» by September 6, 2015 at 9:42 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Malicious entities are trying to get into your computer in any way that they can. If they can't find "holes" in the Operating System then they will attack the ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of July 2015

» by August 17, 2015 at 8:43 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, I'm a bit late on this, but here they are: The Third Party Updates For The Month Of July 2015. Get updated as soon as possible! Key: Identifier, Vendor/Product, Product ...more »

My Recipe For Comcast Wireless Success

» by June 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm » Comments (4)

Hello everyone, I have been getting many comments/questions about Comcast wireless connectivity (see two previous posts here and here). Here is my "quick and dirty" recipe for Comcast wireless sucess: 1) Disable ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of June 2015

» by June 22, 2015 at 9:31 pm » Comments (3)

Hello everyone, Patch time again everybody! As always Adobe Flash and Adobe Air have many vulnerabilities that could open you up to arbitrary code execution. The updated Google Chrome browser includes ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of May 2015

» by May 29, 2015 at 10:08 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, More patches everyone! As always Adobe Flash and Reader programs are popular targets for drive by downloads and spear phishing attacks. There are patches for Apple Safari, Google Chrome, ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of April 2015

» by May 1, 2015 at 5:37 pm » Comments (6)

  Hello everyone, Vulnerabilities in third party apps are being exploited like never before. The bad guys have turned away from the Microsoft Operating System (patch Tuesday isn't perfect but is good ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of March 2015

» by April 3, 2015 at 8:09 pm » Comments (3)

Hello everyone, Adobe Flash had a critical update (arbitrary code execution) for the month of March. All of the browsers listed below had multiple vulnerabilities (all arbitrary code executions except for ...more »

How I Fixed: “Windows cannot be installed to this disk…..”

» by February 28, 2015 at 1:19 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, A client gave me a Dell 660s Windows 8.1 desktop that would not boot. It was stuck in an automatic repair loop, but nothing was being repaired. Just for good ...more »