Scam of the day – September 18, 2013 – Apple security updates

Today’s scam of the day is a notification of a recent security update from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, which is a part of the United States Department of Homeland Security.  Today’s notification deals with important new security software updates for Apple software.  Apple users should click on the link and download the appropriate security patches to keep their computers as secure as possible.  Scammers exploit security vulnerabilities and they rely on many people not taking the time to keep their security software up to date.

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Here is a link to the notification from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team.  I will continue to update you about future notifications.  Check Scamicide daily to make sure that you are aware of the latest patches.

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2013/09/13/Apple-Releases-OS-X-Mountain-Lion-v1085-and-Security-Update-2013