There is yet another "man-in-the-middle" attack that is live in the world. Unfortunately, this one is aiming at the implementation of SSL 3.0 security that goes back for 15 years. Fortunately, most web servers are using the later TLS security protocol. However, and unfortunately, we’re still exposed to it, depending on the web server’s configuration […]
The Mozilla Foundation released the latest update of their flagship web browser Firefox with little notice or fanfare. Recent updates have happened automatically. But, in this case, the update didn’t come to my computer until I went looking for it. Perhaps I went looking before the update got to me. I had heard that they […]
Subscriber Kim Boudreau wrote to ask how to modify her VIPRE firewall to allow her to get to a blocked web site. Hi Terry, I have taken your advice and recently purchased and installed Vipre Internet Security 2012 on all of my home PC’s. I think that Vipre is blocking my access to a web […]
This week’s email newsletter articles are: Getting Rid Of A Trojan This week, subscriber John Paul Plauche wrote for help with malware reported by his anti-malware scanner: Terry, greetings. I recently ran Spybot – Search & Destroy which returned that virtumode.sci Trojans C-03 is residing somewhere in my computer. When I click on to fix […]
Subscriber J. P. Plauche wrote about a problem he was having with Gmail and Internet Explorer, but not Gmail and Firefox or Chrome! Hey, Terry, Have a small problem with my gmail page after login. I am on a new computer, an HP 625, less than a week old, and using Windows 7. Here’s the […]
Microsoft released Internet Explorer 9 this week, so I decided to take a look at it… Google has released their latest Chrome version, Mozilla Foundation is scheduled to release Firefox 4 this coming week, but Internet Explorer is still the "standard" since it’s included with Windows. I’m running Windows 7 64-bit version on my desktop, […]
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