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Iran linked to fraudulent SSL certs

March 24th, 2011 Comments off

I’ve wondered for years just how many people even know what the little pad lock means or how to even see the certificate information that makes them feel safe.

Iran linked to attack, fraudulent SSL certs, targeting Google, Skype, Yahoo – Computerworld Blogs.

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Hackers exploit Flash zero-day

March 16th, 2011 Comments off

A good reason to update to Adobe X and the latest version of Chrome.  I like the sandboxing used in both, makes me feel like I’m being safer at least!

Hackers exploit Flash zero-day, Adobe confirms – Computerworld.

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Chrome untouched at Pwn2Own

March 13th, 2011 Comments off

It may have some quirks about it but this is one reason to stick with Chrome.

via Google’s Chrome untouched at Pwn2Own hack match – Computerworld.

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Move ODBC Settings

March 13th, 2011 Comments off

I found this the other day and barely tested it but it worked for what I tried.  It’s called ODBC Manager.  I think this may be a handy tool for IT folks that have to rebuild machines or replace machines for people that have a number of ODBC connections.  Let me know how you do it or if you try this tool out.

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Android is #1

March 8th, 2011 Comments off

Android surpasses BlackBerry as No. 1 U.S. smartphone OS – Mar. 7, 2011.

I finally got an Android phone about a month ago and had only BlackBerry for the past few years.  I see now why they passed them up!  What do you carry?

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