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Two Malicious Web Campaigns - Daily Security Byte EP. 232

This week, two web-based attack campaigns are increasing the chance you might encounter a drive-by download when visiting a legitimate web site. Watch Tuesday’s Byte to learn more about these campaigns, the tools one uses, and what you can do to avoid these sorts of attacks. 55 more words

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Emergency Shockwave Update - Daily Security Byte EP. 167

If you use Adobe Shockwave, it’s time to patch. This week, Adobe released an out-of-cycle update fixing a critical flaw in the popular multimedia player. Watch the video to learn more, including why I recommend against Shockwave. 28 more words

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Critical Flash Patch - Daily Security Byte EP.148

Adobe usually follows Microsoft Patch Tuesday, and releases updates on the second Tuesday of each month. However, yesterday they released a critical, out-of-cycle Flash update fixing 23 vulnerabilities. 55 more words

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FBI again thwarts Tor to unmask visitors to a Dark Web child sex abuse site


The FBI has once again launched its harpoons into the Deep Web, piercing the anonymizing layers of Tor to drag out the identities of two New York men who were… 937 more words

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Practical IT: Beware these 3 web security myths

If you’re in charge of IT security, keeping users safe on the web is one of the biggest problems you face. But there are some outdated notions about threats that can get in the way of effective security. 904 more words

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