Scam of the day – July 24, 2013 – Important Oracle security updates

Today’s Scam of the day deals with critical security updates recently released by  by Oracle to patch 89 separate vulnerabilities discovered in their software.  Left uncorrected these vulnerabilities could easily lead to your becoming a victim of identity theft.  Identity thieves rely on many people being too lazy to update their software with the latest security patches.  Identity thieves exploit these vulnerabilities to gain control of your computer, smart phone and other portable devices to enable them to steal your identity.

TIPS

Here is the link from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team to the Oracle security updates.

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2013/07/18/Oracle-Releases-July-2013-Security-Advisory