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The Upcoming Patch Tuesday Brings 2 Critical Updates and 6 Important Updates – And None of the Updates Will Resolve Dangerous Vulnerabilities for Windows XP or Office 2003 Users!

Shortly after releasing a patch for the recent Internet Explorer zero-day flaw, Microsoft has updated the security advisory page to announce the May 2014 Patch Tuesday updates. On Tuesday, May 13th 2014, a total of eight updates will be released to resolve vulnerabilities; two of the eight updates are rated critical. You can expect the […]

Important Notice: The Default Mail App in iOS 7 Does NOT Encrypt Attachments! Your Sensitive Data is at Risk!

If data security is an important concern for you, we urge you to pay attention to this important notice: all iPhone and iPod owners must avoid sending sensitive attachments through the default iOS mail app! According to security researcher Andreas Kurtz, Apple has failed to encrypt email attachments in the following versions of iOS 7: […]

Having Trouble Using FaceTime on Your Apple Device? There’s a Simple Solution for That! 

On April 16th, 2014, Apple’s FaceTime, one of the most popular applications used to make video and audio calls, stopped working for those running iOS 6 or older. At the time, most people assumed a routine system outage was occurring, however, the issue results from a bug that led to an expired device certificate. The […]