Patch Tuesday – What is it and why should I care?

Patch Tuesday occurs every second Tuesday of the month in North America. Sometimes called “Update Tuesday,” Patch Tuesday is an unofficial term for the day when Microsoft releases update packages for the Windows operating system and other Microsoft software applications, including Microsoft Office. As Microsoft patches security vulnerabilities, it doesn’t release those patches immediately. Instead, […]

Google Chrome extension – Is my Password Exposed?

  2018 has been called the year of the data breach tsunami. As I mentioned in previous bulletins, data breaches are escalating at an alarming rate. Although the number of breaches decreased from 1597 to 1232 in 2018, the amount of data exposed this past year was massive, in the BILLIONS. Google’s new Chrome extension […]

10 Useful Tips – Protecting yourself and avoiding Hackers

  The following discussion points are more or less things and ways to avoid being taken advantage of while surfing the net. Most of it is simply common-sense ideas and suggestions of which you should be aware or may find worthy enough to remember when you run across something on the internet. These tips are […]