Scam of the day – February 7, 2015 – Latest security updates from Department of Homeland Security

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.  Today’s updates include critical updates for Google Chrome and Adobe Flash Player.   Users of the affected programs should make sure that they update their software with these latest security patches as soon as possible.

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Here are the links to the Department of Homeland Security software updates: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/bulletins/SB15-033 and https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2015/02/05/Adobe-Releases-Security-Updates-Flash-Player and https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2015/02/05/Google-Releases-Security-Updates-Chrome

Scam of the day – January 18, 2015 – Adobe, Mozilla and Microsoft security 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.  Today’s updates are critical updates from Adobe relating to the Flash Player, Mozilla Firefox vulnerabilities and eight vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, which are essential for maintaining your online security.

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Here are links to the necessary updates as provided by the Department of Homeland Security.

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2015/01/13/Adobe-Releases-Security-Updates-Flash-Player

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2015/01/13/Microsoft-Releases-January-2015-Security-Bulletin

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2015/01/14/Mozilla-Releases-Security-Updates-Firefox-Firefox-ESR-SeaMonkey-and

Scam of the day – December 12, 2014 – Latest security 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 includes many important updates and security patches to prevent serious problems including important security updates for Adobe Flash and Cold Fusion, Microsoft Window and Internet Explorer, Google, and  Apple Safari.

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Here are the links to the latest Department of Homeland Security software updates and security patches:

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/12/09/VMware-Releases-Updates-vCAC

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/12/09/Adobe-Releases-Security-Updates-Reader-and-Acrobat

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/12/09/Microsoft-Releases-December-2014-Security-Bulletin

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/12/08/ISC-Releases-Security-Updates-BIND

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/bulletins/SB14-342

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/12/04/Apple-Releases-Security-Updates-Safari

Scam of the day – December 2, 2014 – Latest security updates issued by the Department of Homeland Security

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 includes many important updates and security patches to prevent serious problems including important security updates for Adobe Flash.

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Here are the links to the latest Department of Homeland Security software updates and security patches: https: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/bulletins/SB14-335

Scam of the day – September 16, 2014 – Latest security updates from the Department of Homeland Security

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 include important security patches for Adobe software including the Adobe Flash Player, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.

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Here are the links to the latest security updates as issued by the Department of Homeland Security: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/bulletins/SB14-258

Scam of the day – February 12, 2014 – Latest Security patches for Adobe and others

Regular readers of Scamicide, which I hope you all are, know the importance of keeping your software updated with the latest security patches.  Some people are wary, however when they learn of new security patches because they do not know whether they can trust the source of the security patches and updates to be legitimate.  This is why I provide you with latest security patches and updates when they are made available through the United States Department of Homeland Security.  Today’s latest patches include security patches for Adobe Flash which is a software program popular not just with the general public, but also with identity thieves and scammers, which is why it is particularly important to update your Adobe Flash as soon as possible to avoid leaving your computer and other electronic device1s vulnerable to being exploited by identity thieves and scammers.

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Here is a link to the latest security patches as provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/bulletins/SB14-041