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The SecurityOrb Show – Dec. 5, 2012

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McAfee Vulnerability Manager Patch 7.0.8 is scheduled for release on September 27, 2012

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If FSUpdate is configured to automatically check for Foundstone Software Updates, the appropriate patch will be automatically downloaded and applied. If you do not want to have the patch automatically applied, deselect Foundstone Software Updates from FSUpdate Options.

“Internet Doomsday” for some, Get rid of DNSChanger Malware Now!

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July 9, 2012, has been dubbed "Internet doomsday" and there is a chance you will not be able to access the Internet on your personal computer due to a malware called DNSChanger Trojan.

Choose Privacy Week begins on May 1, 2012!

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Choose Privacy Week begins next week (May 1 – 7, 2012), and the ALA is offering numerous resources to help libraries take part, including online programming, a series of blog posts and a brand-new new video documentary. From April 25 through April 27, the ALA will release three brief online presentations that explore the growing impact of surveillance on our civil liberties. Each presentation is designed to help librarians better understand how government agencies and corporations are collecting, storing and using data about individuals' daily lives. These presentations will be posted on privacyrevolution.org, and can be used to guide library program planning or can be shared with the community during Choose Privacy Week:

Security Bulletin: MS12-020 high-risk vulnerability in the RDP (Remote Desktop)

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On March 14, 2012, Microsoft released a critical software patch that fixes a very high-risk vulnerability in the RDP (Remote Desktop) service installed on most Windows-based systems. The vulnerability may allow the execution of malicious code by sending a malformed packet to an RDP enabled system. Security Bulletin: MS12-020

A Review of Google’s New Privacy Policy

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As of March 1, 2012, Google officially combined privacy policies from more than 60 of its services to a single privacy policy. In doing so, Google is now able to take information from users who are logged-in to its products and services and store them into a database.

ShmooCon Begins with LobbyCon

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ShmooCon officially kicks off today Friday January 27, 2012, but yesterday was LobbyCon at the Hilton Hotel at 1919 Connecticut Ave, NW in Washington, DC. The Lobby became a mini conference where conversations, newly forged relationships and ideas were shared in every corner of the hallways by attendees of ShmooCon and those who simply show up to be part of the action without paying to participate and fellowship. Someone stated, LobbyCons are were we come up with ideas, the deals are made, the projects are talked about and the real learning is done. After an hour LobbyConning, I would have to agree.

Online Registration Closes Friday for 2012 DoD Cyber Crime Conference

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REGISTER NOW to get trained by the experts in revolutionary technologies and techniques for exposing and preventing cyber crime. There is still time to make your plans and reserve your spot. ONLINE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION HURRY! Online conference registration closes this Friday, January 13, 2012