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Microsoft Stops Internet Explorer Security Bug, Offers Windows XP Fix

Latest Update: Direct Details from Microsoft   |  Windows Update Information Microsoft (MSFT) has fixed the Internet Explorer (IE) zero-day security vulnerability that was identified by FireEye Research Labs on April 26. FireEye said IE users from numerous industries were affected by the zero-day flaw, including those in the defense, energy, financial and government sectors. Hackers were reportedly using the IE bug as part of “Operation Clandestine Fox,” a series of cyber attacks against IE users. The vulnerability impacted all versions of IE6 through IE11, and FireEye wrote in a blog post yesterday it discovered a new version of the attack that specifically targeted out-of-life Windows XP machines running IE8 as well.

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook — and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account information (such as passwords and credit card numbers) over the past two years.But it hasn’t always been clear which sites have been affected.  Mashable reached out some of the most popular social, email, banking and commerce sites on the web. We’ve rounded up their responses below.

Apple iOS 7.1 flaws, problems and fixes

If you’re having teething issues with Apple’s latest update, from battery issues to Bluetooth, you’re not the only one — but solutions exist.

Apple quietly issues iOS update to patch faulty SSL authentication (update: OS X affected)

Is that an iPhone in your pocket? Then you’d better pull it out, dive into the settings menu and check for updates: there may be an important patch waiting for you. Apple has quietly pushed out iOS 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 — small updates that addresses a hitherto unknown security issue with its mobile OS.

AndersonPC is hiring 2 new technicians. Come join our team!

AndersonPC is growing again and looking to add 2 new technicians to our team.  Our dynamic team is looking for high integrity people that are dependable and certified.

We are looking for an additional Customer Service Representative – Come join our team!

Yep, AndersonPC is growing again and looking to add another customer service representative to our team.  Our dynamic team is looking for high integrity people that are dependable and certified.

RANSOMWARE ON THE RISE

See our  interview on Channel 8 news now regarding the Ransomware Virus: Source: 8 On Your Side: Nasty Computer Virus Can Wipe Out Everything

5 ways to reduce IT spending

Most small to medium businesses operate on razor-thin margins, with managers and owners on the lookout for ways to minimize costs in hopes of maximizing the bottom line. There are many ways to cut costs, and one area to look at could be your technology. As you likely know, technology isn’t cheap, but there is always a way to keep expenses down.

Important End of Support announcement for Microsoft Products

End of Support announcements for Windows XP and Office 2003. As you know, the world of technology is constantly moving and changing.  As in the past, Microsoft has announced an “end of life” for several of their products.

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