Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Microsoft security no longer an oxymoron?

December 14, 2009 Leave a comment


According to this article from Lifehacker, you can have a reasonably secure system by following some common sense advice and by using Microsoft’s free antivirus software, Security Essentials.  You know me and good, free software.  I’m all over it!  Especially since it’s not my main system at home, it’s a lot easier to use when I don’t have to pay for it.

Categories: Security, Software, Windows

A couple of updates

August 2, 2008 Leave a comment

I was wondering when OS X would get around to notifying me about these updates, since news of their existence has been making the rounds already.

Info about the Security Update can be found here.

The new iTunes is here.

Categories: iTunes, Mac OS X, Security, Software

Apple updates for Safari (3.1.2) and Tiger (2008-004)

June 30, 2008 Leave a comment

Via Apple Software Update I’m told there are updates for both Safari and OS X.

You can get the Safari Update here.  Read about it here.

Get the OS X Tiger 10.4.11 2008-004 Update here.  Read about it here.

Categories: Mac OS X, Security, Software, Web

Let’s be careful out there…

June 21, 2008 Leave a comment

macnn, among other sites, has posted a warning about a Mac Trojan in the wild.  Trojans spread by masquerading as a legitimate program and aren’t able to spread on its own like Viruses can.  So it’s up to us to keep Trojans out of our systems.  As the Mac gets more popular, you can bet we’ll be seeing more and more of these…

Categories: Security, Software, Utility