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Warning..Java 1.7 0 Day Exploit On The Loose

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Posted by okorioth on 30 Aug 12 - 0 Comments

Its that time yet again, lock your doors and close your windows as there is a known potential attack vector currently being exploited through yet another security hole in the Java 1.7 runtime environment. There is no patch or work around at this time so CERT is recommending that the Java engine be turned off […]

Apple Flashback Trojan in the wild

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Posted by okorioth on 05 Apr 12 - 0 Comments

Time to get your head out of the sand. The old mantra that Macs don’t get infected isn’t true anymore (not that it ever was to begin with), theres a new Trojan on the loose taking advantage of unsuspecting Mac machines everywhere called the Flashback Trojan. According to The Verge, Apple has already released a […]

You have a backup right?

Archived in the category: Apple, cloud computing, General, Windows
Posted by okorioth on 01 Feb 12 - 0 Comments

That Sinking Feeling That’s the question I usually ask when confronted with a drive failure, or a malfunctioning system. More often than not, the answer is usually a no. Its a tough lesson to learn, and backup is such an easy thing to do these days. Just remember all hard drives will eventually fail. There […]

Apple is forcing Safari?

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Posted by okorioth on 22 Mar 08 - 0 Comments

Nice one there Apple. Apparently the Mac side of the house has decided that we Windows users don’t have enough browser choices. So they are using their ITunes update software to push down the Safari Web browser. I just got the notice myself. No thanks! I’m a Firefox guy. I don’t appreciate this either guys, […]