Category Archives: Security

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Security news you can use – The updates keep rolling!

Keeping your system secure is a never ending battle. The evil-doers on the net are getting ever more sophisticated, and coming up with new ways to fool, cajole, trick or force you into downloading, running […]

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Flash! Another patchy Tuesday has come and gone

Yesterday was the second Tuesday of the month, and by now you should know just what that means… another set of security updates for Microsoft products. This week also sees us with some other notable […]

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Weekly Security Roundup – Wheels in motion

This week, as I’ve compiled my list of updates to popular software packages – in the interest of keeping everyone informed and current to prevent security problems – we have quite a list of changes. […]

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Software updates – the march of progress?

Once a week or so, depending on my schedule and the state of current events, I try to summarize the ongoing state of software updates, focusing primarily on OS, Browsers, and Adobe-related software. I missed […]

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Firefox releases an update to version 3.5.4

Firefox has just released an update to version 3.5.4, correcting quite a few security flaws and correcting a number of stability issues. This update is recommended for all Firefox users of the 3.5.x family of […]

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WordPress gets an interim update to 2.8.5, version 2.9 still in the oven

The WordPress development team has released an interim update to version 2.8.5. Classified as a “hardening release,” this series of updates is focused on improving several areas of security concern, and is therefore recommended for […]

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Security Wednesday – Keeping you up to date

I’ve missed a few weeks with my recent travel, and boy do we have a lot to talk about with security updates this week! In fact, there is so much, I’m going to have to […]

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Browsing safely, browser updates, and a brief look forward – security news

Safe Browsing – Tip of the Week This week’s tip comes courtesy of the Security Now! podcast, a great weekly treatise on all things secure. This is a really cool tip, thanks to Steve Gibson […]

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Weekly security roundup – Apple of my eye

Snow Leopard, we hardly knew ye 🙂 It seems Apple moved quickly to release an update to Mac OS X 10.6.1 – primarily, it would seem, to upgrade the Flash Player plug-in to the current […]

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Security Update Addendum: Apple Java for Mac OS X 10.5

Earlier today we discussed software updates, and I inadvertently omitted a big one – Apple last week released a major update to its Java package for OS X 10.5 Leopard. The update, described here and […]

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