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Bugs & Fixes: Making Synology's VPN private again

Bugs & Fixes: Making Synology's VPN private again

Synology updates its DiskStation Manager OS to solve a little problem with hardcoded passwords.

03/26/2014

Bugs & Fixes: With exploit roaming in the wild, Adobe updates Flash and Air

Bugs & Fixes: With exploit roaming in the wild, Adobe updates Flash and Air

Anything that makes Flash safer is good. In this case, a known exploit makes the update well worth your time.

03/20/2014

Bugs & Fixes: 18 vulnerabilities in IE, squashed

Bugs & Fixes: 18 vulnerabilities in IE, squashed

A seemingly quiet Patch Tuesday lumps a bucket of browser vulnerabilities into one, big item. Windows and Silverlight bugs are also squashed.

03/19/2014

Bugs & Fixes: Iobit's Start Menu 8 startles with ads

Bugs & Fixes: Iobit's Start Menu 8 startles with ads

Yep, adware has appeared on Start Menu 8, and unfortunately it looks to be a feature rather than a bug.

03/07/2014

Bugs & Fixes: The Moon Worm slinks by Linksys E-series routers

Bugs & Fixes: The Moon Worm slinks by Linksys E-series routers

There's no real fix for this malware yet, but you can thwart it by keeping a specific setting disabled.

03/05/2014

Bugs & Fixes: Asus router vulnerability gives Plug and Play a new meaning

Bugs & Fixes: Asus router vulnerability gives Plug and Play a new meaning

Turning on Universal Plug and Play causes any attached storage to be exposed to the Internet. A manual firmware fix is available.

03/03/2014

Bugs & Fixes: Dropbox improves performance and setup

Bugs & Fixes: Dropbox improves performance and setup

The latest release includes faster syncing and new installers for Windows and Mac OS X.

01/22/2014

Bugs & Fixes: QuickBooks 2014 repairs this and that

Bugs & Fixes: QuickBooks 2014 repairs this and that

By the time 2014 rolled around, this year's version had already gone through four revs. Go figure.

01/22/2014

Bugs & Fixes: Microsoft covers remote-code execution hole in Word and Office Web Apps

Bugs & Fixes: Microsoft covers remote-code execution hole in Word and Office Web Apps

Cloud-based computing carries the potential for widespread malware mayhem, averted in this case.

01/22/2014

Bugs & Fixes: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Adobe Flash

Bugs & Fixes: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Adobe Flash

Office, Internet Explorer, and good ol' Flash all get some much-needed attention.

12/17/2013

Another reason to ditch Windows XP: Admin rights loophole

Another reason to ditch Windows XP: Admin rights loophole

Microsoft's investigating an exploit at the kernel level that could give admin rights to an industrious hacker.

12/05/2013

Sonar X3's third fix is the charm

Sonar X3's third fix is the charm

Cakewalk software's Sonar X3 is released and revised twice within 30 days.

11/26/2013

Bugs and Fixes: Apple's iOS 7.04 ships hot on the heels of 7.03

Bugs and Fixes: Apple's iOS 7.04 ships hot on the heels of 7.03

Apple updates iOS yet again, this time fixing a major security flaw with the Apple Store.

11/22/2013

Mozilla Thunderbird fixes cc: problems, plus memory and security issues

Mozilla Thunderbird fixes cc: problems, plus memory and security issues

The 24.1 version release fixes the same spoofing of an address bar that affected Firefox, among other issues.

11/15/2013

IE 11 for Windows 7 speeds up and adds WebGL support

IE 11 for Windows 7 speeds up and adds WebGL support

Still on Windows 7? Then you'll want this much-improved IE11.

11/15/2013

Bugs and Fixes: Firefox 25 fixes security holes and adds web audio

Bugs and Fixes: Firefox 25 fixes security holes and adds web audio

Among the usual tweaks to fend off hackers and malware, the newest version also brings much-needed gaming support.

11/08/2013

Bugs and Fixes: updates to Windows iTunes, Java, and Internet Explorer

Bugs and Fixes: updates to Windows iTunes, Java, and Internet Explorer

A fix stops Java from disabling itself, and iTunes for Windows and Internet Explorer get some security tweaks.

10/31/2013

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