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By Michael A Segina on Thursday, February 27, 2014
This week, Apple released iOS 7.0.6, to fix a SSL connection verification flaw. The same SSL fix was also released for iOS 6 devices and the Apple TV devices. This update should be applied to all IOS devices as soon as possible including the IPhone 4 and newer, IPad's and Apple TV's.

Nicknamed gotofail, the flaw has been present since the release of IOS 6, and it still hasn't been patched in OS X.

Until now, iOS devices using the internet over a SSL connection have been vulnerable to hackers intercepting...
By Michael A Segina on Monday, December 2, 2013
We use password as keys to our computers and our online accounts same as we do with our cars and homes. The idea is simple, to place a barrier between someone attempting to access your property. Unfortunately most people choose passwords that are easy to remember like first names of their children or spouse. Easy passwords are used because they are easy to remember and allows for quick logins.

I read an article this weekend that was a little frightening this weekend....
By Michael A Segina on Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Today there are many different terms for the various threats computer users face. Each of these affects users in different ways.

Almost every time we help clients with a virus or malware issue we typically get asked how did it happen, or what did I do wrong. More often than not, nothing was done wrong. Hackers who develop these forms of malicious code continually find new and innovative ways to distribute their creations. Knowing the difference in the types of malicious code can help protect you from...


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