Why you should NOT install ‘Fun & Entertaining’ Facebook Applications

Some apps generate an enormous amount of spam and can annoy the heck out of your Facebook friends. Others are outright scams and should be avoided entirely. For example, any application offering to show you who has viewed your profile, who your Facebook stalkers are etc., are guaranteed to be fraudulent. Facebook doesn’t allow developers access to the data required to create apps like this.

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Delete QuickTime for Windows NOW

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has sent out an urgent alert telling Windows customers to uninstall Apple’s QuickTime program. Apple has pulled support for QuickTime on Windows, the video and audio software that had once been widely used to play movie trailers and other Internet media clips. The company decided this week not to issue any more security updates for QuickTime on Windows, despite two major vulnerabilities in the software that can allow hackers into people’s computers.

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Staying Ahead of the Threat: Why Security Awareness is Vital to Your Organization

In today’s world, most organizations, regardless of size, will experience a security incident in the form of social engineering, a data breach, or malware. Social engineering attacks will continue to be the easiest way for cyber criminals to compromise corporate networks.  With social engineering, the attacker can mass engineer an attack with the knowledge that one user can compromise an entire network.

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How a Glitch Can Render Your Apple Device Useless

If you use an Apple iPhone, iPad or other iDevice, now would be an excellent time to ensure that the machine is running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system —version 9.3.1. According to researcher Zach Straley, resetting your device’s internal calendar to Jan. 1, 1970 is almost guaranteed to completely and permanently brick your device. It’s a strange glitch, but one that was determined by security researchers to have the potential to be automated and used against people to destroy their devices. What can you do to keep your Apple device safe?

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