Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Warning: Critical Patch for Windows Issued

Oh, yes.. more of the same. Act now and protect yourself. * Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows

The flaw, affecting Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1, can allow a hacker to take over a machine.” Read more..

And when I went to Start>Windows Update, I saw this new item..


No, thanks. I never want the first version of any thing.

Other news: More Items Like This * UCLA Health hit by hack; medical data on 4.5 million people exposed

The LA-based university health system says the data stolen was not encrypted.Read more..

[Silly me! I thought there were laws making such PII mandatory-encrypted.. ]

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Today’s quote:Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll Copyright 2007-2015 © “Tech Paul” (Paul Eckstrom). All Rights Reserved.

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July 20, 2015 - Posted by | advice, computers, cyber crime, hackers, Internet, Microsoft, News, PC, security, tech, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 | , , , , , , ,


  1. Reading today’s blog I’m concluding that Technology is making us stupider, re: L A based Univ…and in various ways keeping us in the poor house…re: security tools…and it certainly is far too time consuming! Guess tech makes us cranky too…”ha”


    Comment by Gaia | July 20, 2015 | Reply

    • Gaia,
      It does make one wonder.


      Comment by techpaul | July 20, 2015 | Reply

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