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Attn Norton Users!

Folks, this just in:

* Vulnerabilities in Symantec products create worst-case scenario; users urged to update

Using ominous turns of phrase like “As bad as it gets” and “100 percent reliable exploit,” Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy yesterday issued an at-times scathing analysis of eight vulnerabilities he discovered across the entire Symantec-Norton security product line.Read more..

Act now, guys.

July 1, 2016 Posted by | advice, antivirus, computers, cyber crime, News, security, software, tech | , , , , | Leave a comment

Our mutual friend

I haven’t posted a snapshot from my Inbox in a while… But I guess it’s kinda reassuring to see some things never change.

mutual friend

I hope you noticed what I ‘highlighted’, and – more importantly – I hope your brain immediately told you, “those URL’s sure look strange.. DANGER! DO NOT CLICK!

Because those kind of URL’s are big-time “Red Flags”.
One can only guess at what the criminals have waiting for you if you click their link.. but my guess is it starts with a virus..

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Today’s Quote:Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” ~ Irving Berlin

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July 1, 2016 Posted by | cyber crime, e-mail, hackers, Internet, Internet scam, spam and junk mail, tech | Leave a comment