Scam of the day – June 11, 2014 – Critical Internet Explorer and Microsoft Word updates

Constant updating of the software we all use with the latest security patches and updates is a critical part of avoiding scams and identity theft threats.  Whenever new security updates and patches are issued, we provide access to these so that you can update your software to provide better security on your computers, smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices.  Updating your software with the latest security patches and updates as soon as possible is important because identity thieves and scammers are always finding and exploiting vulnerabilities in the software that we all use.  Delay in updating your software could lead to disastrous results.  However, it is also important to be sure that you are downloading legitimate patches and updates rather than being tricked by an identity thief or scammer into downloading malware under the guise of downloading a security patch or update.  That is why we provide links to the necessary patches and updates as provided by the Department of Homeland Security and the companies directly.  Today’s updates provide important security updates to many important Microsoft programs including Internet Explorer and Microsoft Word.

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Here is the link to the latest security updates as issued by both the  Department of Homeland Security and Microsoft directly.  This is the link to Microsoft’s security updates:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-jun

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