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Time to change your passwords again due to Heartbleed

A nasty bug in OpenSSL called Heartbleed was discovered and quite a few popular websites may have divulged your passwords.  You should change the passwords for all the sites you use and they should all be unique. Sites known to

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Internet Explorer 6 and 7 Exploits in the Wild

Active exploits for bugs in IE 6 & 7 are now in the wild.  It is time to upgrade to IE 8 or another browser of your choice. Read more here.  

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Patch available for the IE exploit along with seven others

Microsoft has released a patch for the IE exploit dubbed Aurora and seven other vulnerabilities.  You can get the updates via Windows Update. Details of the patches can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-002.mspx

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UPDATE: Internet Explorer 0-Day Exploit Allows Remote Code Execution

Microsoft is going to release a special patch for this exploit.  I will update this post when they announce the date of the patch availability. See http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/01/19/security-advisory-979352-going-out-of-band.aspx   UPDATE: The patch should be released tomorrow January 21st. UPDATE: The patch

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Internet Explorer 0-Day Exploit Allows Remote Code Execution

What is is: A malicious website can be crafted that will allow IE to be compromised and allow code to be executed on your computer. What is affected: Internet Explorer versions 6, 7 and 8. What you can do: Get

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