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  “Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.125 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.378 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest version”   “Users of Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.125 and earlier versions for Windows...

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Implementation issues with AVG Secure Search, a browser toolbar from antivirus vendor AVG Technologies that’s supposed to protect users from malicious websites, could have allowed remote attackers to execute malicious code on computers. The toolbar, also known as AVG SafeGuard, supports Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox running on Windows XP and later, and is often bundled as an optional installation with popular free software...

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Recently we have received several calls about spammers abusing Dropbox, a popular cloud-based, file-hosting and synchronization tool, to spread spam. Dropbox accounts have a public folder where files can be placed and made publicly available. This function is useful to spammers, as it effectively turns Dropbox into a free hosting site. Spammers have abused URL shortening and free hosting sites for some time. Dropbox also provides...

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Microsoft  just announced a larger Surface, the 12-inch Surface Pro 3. Like the previous Surface Pro, it supports pen input, making it a good choice for creative professionals, especially with that pixel-dense 2,160 x 1,440 screen. In addition to being the biggest, highest-res Surface yet, though, it's also the thinnest-ever product with an Intel Core i7 processor. All told, the thing measures just 9.1mm (0.36...

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If a user is using outlook to connect to an exchange account and gets asked for credentials every time they log in, you may need to delete those credentials. Often times this is necessary if creating a new mail profile either doesn’t work or isn’t desirable due to other factors. To delete saved credentials, do the following:   Open User Accounts (on windows 7/8 just type ‘user...

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The ability to access emergency services by dialing 911 is a vital component of public safety and emergency preparedness. Recent reports of consumers’ inability to access life-saving emergency services while using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services have highlighted a critical public safety gap. The FCC has taken steps to close this gap by imposing Enhanced 911 (E911) obligations on providers of “interconnected” VoIP services....

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