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Microsoft Releases Additional Patches

Meltdown and Spectre patches have been rereleased and they don’t crash AMD machines any more! During january’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released patches for both Meltdown and Spectre. They worked, too.  Well, for Intel processors, anyway.  AMD [...]

March 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Day After the [Patches] Before

My office implemented both Meltdown and Spectre patches over the weekend… In the previous weeks, both the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities have been making a great deal of news. At my office – a financial firm – a Windows shop [...]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dok Malware is the Disease that Ailes You

Currently, there is NO cure… Malware – and specifically ransomware – is probably the most compelling reason I know of to completely abandon personal computing. Depending on where you are, what bug(s) you get, and how badly it affects you, [...]

May 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Advanced Password Manager

Keep your PII (personally identifying information) safe and private with this important Windows utility. In an age where nearly EVERYONE is getting hacked, it’s important to keep all of your sensitive information, private. This is increasingly [...]

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Government Cracks the iPhone 5c

The FBI was successful in jailbreaking, uh, I mean, cracking that iPhone 5c they have…   Before I get into it, let me say, this is (probably) the best possible outcome of this whole crazy mess. Early Monday evening, Chicago Time, the Department [...]

March 30, 2016 // 0 Comments