Scam of the day – March 18, 2014 – Latest critical security updates

As regular followers of Scamicide know, 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 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.  Today’s list of software updates includes critical updates from Ubuntu, Adobe, Apple and Google.  The Adobe and Apple patches are of particular importance to your security.

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Here are the links to the latest software security updates and patches as provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security:

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/03/13/Ubuntu-Releases-Security-Update

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/03/13/Adobe-Releases-Security-Update-Shockwave-Player

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/03/12/Security-Updates-Released-iOS-devices-and-Apple-TV

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/03/12/Security-Updates-Available-Adobe-Flash-Player

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/03/12/Security-Update-Chrome-OS

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/03/12/Google-Releases-Chrome-Update