Security: Updates and Patches

Don’t forget to apply your updates and patches!  The easiest way is to setup the automatic update feature.  Microsoft releases its updates/patches on Patch Tuesday which is the second Tuesday of each month, but they do issue important security patches whenever necessary throughout the month.

Just as important, don’t forget to patch other software on your computer.  Believe it or not modern operating systems such as Mac OS X and Windows Vista and 7 are pretty secure so most hackers don’t try to exploit the OS directly.  They instead go after a piece of software that is out of date.  So make sure you patch Adobe, Java, Office, web browsers, etc.

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Security tip – Admin Accounts

Quick tip – Don’t use your Admin account as your everyday account.  It is a good idea to create a standard user account as your everyday account.  If you need to do Admin activities like install software you can enter the password for the Admin account at that time.

Hello world!

Frustrated O’s fan here!  Too much to post everything.  I just read that MLB is voiding the contract for the 17 year old Korean Seong-Min Kim. Not that I think he would have been a great player,  just more ineptitude.   They can’t even do that right.  We sign Adam Jones for 1 year which indicates that he will only be here for that 1 year.  Why would he sign a long-term deal here when we have little chance to win in the near future.