DHS warns against using Internet Explorer until bug is patched

Despite some rumors, the vulnerability in Internet Explorer is still active and has not been repaired. US-CERT /DHS are suggesting to all users to use an alternate browser, such as Chrome or Firefox until this issue is resolved. US-CERT http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/222929 DHS warns against using Internet Explorer until bug is patched | PCWorld.

Microsoft issues a zero-day exploit warning for ALL Internet Explorer versions

Microsoft was scrambling Sunday to repair a security hole in its widely used Internet Explorer Web browser, saying it had detected attempts to exploit the flaw. The US software giant said that the coding problem affected versions six through 11 of its flagship browser, noting it was aware of “limited, targeted attacks” taking advantage of[…]

Heartbleed – what you need to know

An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook — and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account information (such as passwords and credit[…]

Yahoo.com malware delivered to ‘hundreds of thousands’ of visitors since Dec 30th

Yahoo.com advertising servers were compromised on or about Dec 30th, delivering to anyone that accessed the site malware (viruses, trojans, etc) using an exploit in older versions of JAVA. For more information about the Yahoo.com malware attack: Washington Post article For more information on how to keep your computer protected: Lassen PC Security Tips  […]