Safety & Security
Adobe Flash and Acrobat Reader are so ingrained into our every day online experiences that, from a technical management perspective, it is well worth keeping up to date with security bulletins and advisories issued by the company.
Some of the …
As an added security precaution in recent versions of Microsoft Outlook, the email client included with Microsoft Office, you can set the program to handle and show all incoming emails as plain text. In this article we will look into …
FileASSASSIN is a free utility (for non-commercial purposes), from Malwarebytes.org, which aims to set you free of those annoying “file in use” and “access is denied” messages when trying to delete a locked file on your computer. Although, good advice …
Earlier today someone called me and asked me they had the file LSASS.EXE running in Task Manager and is it OK to remove it. It’s an interesting question, as it has been the subject of a Microsoft Security Bulletin, but the upshot is that it’s a required file used by Windows but can sometimes get hijacked by malware impersonating it in Task Manager.
If you ever never lost your mobile or smart phone or had it stolen – ask someone how it feels. You might think the problem is a mere frustration – after all it’s just a phone right?
Think for a moment about what sort of information is currently stored on your mobile device. Your personal details, your contacts, texts, photos, application store details, any notes you might have typed in a spare moment (the odd password or pin code maybe?). Now, think about how that information might be misused by someone.
If you are one of the unfortunate people who have experienced mobile phone loss you will know for yourself that it’s not a very good feeling.
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