Archive for the ‘Security’ Category


Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld

February 27, 2014

Listening to the February 25th, 2014 Security Now podcast yielded some very interesting statistics about the level of your vulnerability when it comes to exploits against both the Windows operating system and Window’s Office and Internet Explorer based on your user profile.  We all know that when we setup a new computer we “should” create a standard user accounts for all system users and not use the administrator account for day to day activities.  Steve Gibson sites some amazing statistics from Avecto’s February 18, 2014 report to support this belief.

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Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld

February 22, 2014

ios

On Friday, Apple released iOS update version 7.0.6 for download. Although this is a minor release and coming just before the scheduled 7.1 it is an important update for iOS users. As stated in the release notes, this update is to patch a SSL connection verification.

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Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld

February 5, 2014

Adobe has released an unscheduled update for its Flash media player due to a recently discovered critical vulnerability that may already be active on the internet.

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You could have an open backdoor to your router and your system.

Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld
January 11, 2013

One of the podcasts I find most valuable is Steve Gibson’s “Security Now” on the TWIT network.  This week Steve covered a well know hacker’s posting which exposed a port vulnerability on several popular router.

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Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld

December 24, 2013

Since the data breach and Target’s assurance they are doing everything they can to get to the bottom of this, I’ve also been doing my part to protect our financial security.

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