Google Chrome 0-day Bug

Make sure you update Google Chrome   https://thehackernews.com/2019/11/chrome-zero-day-update.html?fbclid=IwAR1y0o0Brp6vM2tIQ1RbpPZgWAbKYuxVttBSBK33QvRyYauIk5NDtO5huhk

Windows Defender Bug

There is currently a major bug in Windows Defender, the free antivirus software that ships with Windows 10.   Running a Quick or Full scan will fail after a few seconds. If you need to run a scan before a fix is released you can run a custom scan.   https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-defender-malware-scans-are-failing-after-a-few-seconds/

Windows 7 support ending

Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support on January 14, 2020. After that, technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect your PC will no longer be available for the product.   If you are running Windows 7 and would like advice on whether to upgrade your current computer to run Windows 10 […]

A sophisticated scam is targeting Gmail users

A sophisticated scam is targeting Gmail users through fraudulent, unsolicited Google Calendar notifications as well as through other Google services, including Photos and Forms, according to Kaspersky. https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/criminals-try-to-schedule-spam-in/?fbclid=IwAR2iesEDC0MmKG-ZwcKqiTZiOnvT0uMYJkMnlocMUNp1JgcW6oD7t0wmCPY

Microsoft worm warning

Microsoft is urging computer users to patch their systems now against a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by a fast-moving worm. https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/microsoft-worm-warning-windows-users-urged-to-patch-now-21153.html#new_tab  

Do you know about scams?

Do you know about all the scams that are happening and do you know all the different types? Become a Friend Against Scams and do the free Friends Against Scams Online Learning to find out more so: ·                     You are better prepared if you are targeted. ·                     You can spread the word to help others […]