Microsoft Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit!

Help Net Security – Microsoft has released the Fix it solution for the IE zero-day memory-corruption vulnerability that is currently being exploited in attacks, and has promised a security update for IE to solve the problem.

“While the vast majority of people are not impacted by this issue, today Microsoft provided a temporary fix that can be downloaded with one easy click and offers immediate protection. We will also provide a permanent solution for customers that will be automatically enabled on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012,” stated Yunsun Wee, director, Trustworthy Computing Group.

This update (MS12-063) will be a cumulative update for Internet Explorer addressing Security Advisory 2757760 as well as four other critical-class remote code execution issues. The will be rated critical and will require a restart.

Users who haven’t enabled automatic updating on their PCs are urged to update the browser themselves as soon as the update is out.

In the meantime, users can pick up the Fix it tool here.

Looking good, but missing the regulars…

Hey guys!

I am proud to announce that our new site is 110% functional!!

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Look forward to hearing from you all!

Notice

Good day all!!

I have seen that many of our regular visitors are still visiting this page instead of our new one – please feel free to take a look at our new site. I am personally working on the site and content, making sure that it is as easy as ever to navigate through.

Did I mention our new look? Pay us a visit, I am sure you would be impressed!

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See you all soon!

Some e-mail security tips.

Probably most important part of e-mail security is to make sure you do not cripple yourself. Its more than just adding proper passwords to you POP3 of IMAP accounts.

1. Make sure you do not select the wrong recipient by turning off the automatic addressing features. A good example of where this could go wrong is with Microsoft Outlooks automatic filling feature. This could be very problematic when sending confidental of private e-mails. Read the rest of this entry »

iPhone Spam Campaign – Disguised Trojan

IT security and control firm Sophos is warning Internet users not to be tempted by a malicious spam campaign that is distributing a Windows Trojan concealed as a game for the popular Apple iPhone. Read the rest of this entry »

B-HAVE – BitDefender’s Proactive Technology

Click here for a full feature list of BitDefender 2009

BitDefender, a global provider of award-winning anti-virus software and data security solutions, announced today the launch of BitDefender Total Security 2009, in South Africa.

The new security solution from BitDefender provides the ultimate proactive protection for PCs by combining advanced protection against viruses, spyware, hackers, spam and other e-threats, with minimal impact on system performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Faking It! – Fake Virus and Spyware Protection Software

Ladies and gentlemen, readers from all corners of the globe… Today I was on the border of crossing over into a new career of… Well… Uhm… absolutely anything where I would not need to deal with PC’s! I can almost guarantee that most of you have either experienced or know of someone that has installed software on their PC, thinking that it is an Anti-Malware program but turns out to be malware itself. Antivirus 2009, Internet Security Deluxe, Micro Antivirus 2009… There are a few… Read the rest of this entry »