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Hi, Welcome to Internet Safety and Privacy where you will find information, guides and resources to help keep you safe, and protect your privacy online. Many people purchase security software to protect their computer systems and while this is an essential part of a responsible protection strategy; software does not even cover half the potential threats that are out there. Software alone cannot block some of the most dangerous online threats. Only by being aware of the threat and understanding how to avoid it can we begin to approach complete protection.

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Adobe and Microsoft release security updates for critical vulnerabilities

October 19, 2015
Adobe and Microsoft release security updates for critical vulnerabilities

Some updates are about making the software better and updating the technology, but increasingly the updates are to address huge flaws in the programs that could put your computer and your identity at risk. From KrebonSecurity Adobe and Microsoft on Tuesday each released security updates to remedy critical vulnerabilities in their software. Adobe pushed patches […]

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Chrome has dropped Flash from Adobe due to ongoing security problems

September 4, 2015
Chrome has dropped Flash from Adobe due to ongoing security problems

For the last few months, there have been many issues with Adobe Flash and its security and the pull it has on resources needed by browsers to load the ads. More important of course, was the security concerns, which allowed third parties to put malware and ransomware in the computers of the unsuspecting users. To […]

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Internet Explorer Emergency Updates

August 30, 2015
Internet Explorer Emergency Updates

Internet Explorer, at one time, accounted for 95% usage share during 2002 and 2003. This was achieved by taking Netscape out of the game in the 1990s. Since that time, Internet Explorer has lost ground quickly to the new boys in town with Firefox and Chrome taking the once king of the browsers down to […]

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