Microsoft is warning Windows users of a new “critical” vulnerability that affects all supported versions of the company’s Windows operating system.
The issue, detailed in Security Advisory 2501696–released last week–details a vulnerability in the way Internet Explorer handles MHTML on certain types of Web pages and document objects. As a result, hackers Continue reading
Whats new in Internet Explorer 9? The improvements to Internet Explorer are as much about what you don’t see as what you do see. Internet Explorer 9 has a streamlined design, fewer dialog boxes to click through, more intuitive navigation, and many new features that speed up your web browsing experience. Features like Pinned Sites let you pin your favorite website directly to the taskbar for one-click access. Other features, Continue reading
Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center issued a warning this week that it has spotted malicious code on the Internet that can take advantage of a flaw in Word and infect computers after a user does nothing more than Continue reading
Shoppers looking for holiday bargains are already scouring the Web as well as incoming e-mails and text messages for deals — and cyber criminals are quite busy, too, hoping to lure you in with a deal you simply can’t resist.
“We’re all looking for a great deal online, but some sites offer electronics or luxury goods at prices that are too good to be true,” says the Better Business Bureau. Every holiday season BBB hears from holiday shoppers who paid for a supposedly great deal online, but received nothing in Continue reading
The biggest shopping period of the year is almost upon us and that means we need to be extra careful.
Why? Because Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping is all about getting the “deals”. Unfortunately – when we think Continue reading
Dropbox is software that syncs your files online and across all of your computers.
Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they’ll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed (Windows, Mac, and Linux too!). Because copies of your files are stored Continue reading
Search engine giant Google apologizes for snooping on users.
For a high-tech company that deals more in data than old-fashioned nuts, bolts and sheet metal, Google Inc. has been getting a lot of attention for its car business. Google says the Street View cars it uses to photograph homes and gather a range of navigational and other data, also mistakenly grabbed Continue reading
The question is – should you care?
Windows Internet Explorer 9 browser takes full advantage of the power of your PC to deliver a rich Web experience with fast performance and enables people with websites and Web applications that have the same kind of rich functionality as software installed on Continue reading
Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system has had one heck of a run. According to Wikipedia, XP was first released back in August 2001 – a decade ago. We’ve talked about preparing for the Windows XP End of Life cycle back in 2008. Some of you may have seen some recent blog posts about Microsoft’s plan to Continue reading
Intel’s deal for McAfee comes amid Symantec’s deal for PGP, IBM’s for BigFix, and Hewlett-Packard’s for Fortify.
Security analysts are still digesting the implications of Intel acquiring McAfee for $7.68 billion. The purchase plan comes four months after McAfee was forced to apologize for an antivirus update that shut down Windows XP computers around the world — including PCs at Intel. Continue reading