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.

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[…]

What you need to know – buying a new computer LIVE 5:30PM 11/20/13

Tonight’s live streaming web broadcast – What you need to know when buying a new computer. We will discuss popular brands (and ones to stay away from) as well as what you need for processor speed, RAM, and hard drive space. Broadcast will begin at 5:30PM, viewable direct on www.lassenpc.com. Don’t have time to watch[…]

New Service – EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse) Protection Plan

In light of recent events and threats of nuclear attack from abroad, Lassen PC is pleased to announce our new EMP (Electo Magnetic Pulse) Protection Plan. What the EMPPP will do is protect your electronics from the EMP that is released during a nuclear detonation, ensuring they will function long into the forthcoming nuclear winter.[…]

JAVA Security Alert – Suggested to disable until updated

Due to new found security vulnerabilities in JAVA, and with a patch not coming out until at least this coming Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security along with the majority of anti-virus companies are recommending disabling the software until the security update is available. Apparently the security issue in question makes the web browser vulnerable to virus / trojan infected websites[…]

Apple moves production to USA

Tim Cook CEO of Apple announced today that in 2013 production will begin in the USA of some of their products, previously that had been made oversees in China. Apple putting Americans to work? We salute you! CNET has a more in-depth story that can be found here: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57557480-37/tim-cook-apple-to-pour-$100m-into-u.s-mac-production/