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Archive for June, 2011

Tip: Browse Securely on Open Puplic Wi-Fi

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 9:14am PDT

This CNET TV video demonstrates just how easy hackers can hijack your facebook account when you use open public wi-fi. They also show that there is a setting to enable HTTPS secure connection in your facebook settings that can prevent this. Your accounts on other sites such as YouTube, Amazon, and others are vulnerable as well.

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Mike is a full time Computer Service Technician. The Washington service area is Long Beach Peninsula, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Ilwaco, Seaview, Chinook, Surfside, Oysterville, Klipsan Beach, Nahcotta, and Naselle. Mike's Seaside Oregon Computer store serves Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart, Seaside, and Cannon Beach. Contact Mike for an appointment.

Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0.26 (32-bit) Security Update

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 9:45pm PDT

Java

A new version of Java software was released today. This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities, it is advised that you update as soon as possible. Click here to download Java Software.

Java is free software that helps you view and interact with web content. Many sites require it. Make sure you keep it updated to the latest version. Also make sure to remove older versions of Java.

What’s new in this version:

Olson Data 2011g:
– Java SE 6u26 contains Olson time zone data version 2011g.
Bug Fixes:
– This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities.
Other Bug Fix:
– regression: cannot run filemaker application due to java.lang.ClassCircularityError

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Mike is a full time Computer Service Technician. The Washington service area is Long Beach Peninsula, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Ilwaco, Seaview, Chinook, Surfside, Oysterville, Klipsan Beach, Nahcotta, and Naselle. Mike's Seaside Oregon Computer store serves Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart, Seaside, and Cannon Beach. Contact Mike for an appointment.

Flash Player 10.3.181.23 Security Update

Monday, June 6th, 2011 9:47pm PDT

flash player

Flash Player has a cross-site scripting bug vulnerability that attackers are using to break into Gmail accounts. Adobe updated the Windows, Mac OS X and Linux versions of Flash Player Sunday. Users running browsers other than Chrome should download the patched version of Flash Player from Adobe’s site.

More info at Computerworld

If you ignore this update, your computer is left vulnerable to web site’s that silently try to attack your computer to ultimately try to steal money from you.

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Mike is a full time Computer Service Technician. The Washington service area is Long Beach Peninsula, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Ilwaco, Seaview, Chinook, Surfside, Oysterville, Klipsan Beach, Nahcotta, and Naselle. Mike's Seaside Oregon Computer store serves Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart, Seaside, and Cannon Beach. Contact Mike for an appointment.