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Apple has pushed out a Safari update to go along with this week's "Java Tuesday" fix.
It's supposed to give you finer-grained control over Java in your browser.
Paul Ducklin puts it through its paces...
The security-beleaguered Java ecosystem usually gets updates just once every four months, in February, June and October.
But this year, Oracle has adapted that schedule a number of times, and this is one of them...
The high-risk bugs must have been poisonous indeed, given that researcher Ralf-Philipp Weinmann is looking at a $31,336 thank-you.
To some of us, two-factor authentication (2FA) is a welcome aspect of online security; to others, token or SMS-based login codes are just extra online hassle we'd rather do without.
Duck and Chet help you evaluate the risks and rewards of 2FA in this enjoyable quarter-hour podcast.
Google has launched a new tool that lets users plan what will happen to their private data after they die.
Will you use it?
Microsoft has advised all users of Windows 7 who installed a security update to uninstall it, after some customers found their computers would not restart or applications would not load.
We've written recently about Apple and Automattic starting to offer two-factor authentication (2FA) for online accounts.
Word on the street says that Microsoft will soon be doing the two-step, too...
Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.
(If you're not busy installing Adobe updates)
As expected Microsoft released seven important and two critical fixes for Windows, Internet Explorer and other Microsoft products. Adobe followed suite releasing fixes for ColdFusion, Flash and Shockwave. Patch now!
On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will terminate Extended Support for Windows XP.
That means no more security updates. Be prepared and upgrade now.
Microsoft has issued its usual advance notification for the coming week's Patch Tuesday.
If you use Windows you're probably affected, and you'll probably need to reboot all your PCs and most of your servers...
Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs has shared details of his investigation into who might have been behind Flashback - which hit more than 600,000 Mac computers in early 2012
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Here's the latest Naked Security podcast, Sophos Security Chet Chat 105, discussing a range of recent and newsworthy topics from the world of computer security.
Spanish open source association Hispalinux, reports Reuters, has officially complained to the European Commission about the Windows 8 Secure Boot system.
Paul Ducklin gets quizzical about what happens next...