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Approximately 4.93 million Gmail user passwords were posted to a Russian bitcoin forum. However, a Google spokesperson told TNW that, Google user’s information security is their top priority, and there is no indication that the system is compromised. It is reported that most of the leaked accounts are of English, Spanish and Russian. Although this is bad news, but the good news is that, after further examination, Gmail account password disclosure does not seem a large-scale event. Continue reading

Fatal Windows Updates List. Do something NOW!

According to a PC World report, the issues concern the following updates released this month:

  • 2982791
  • 2970228
  • 2975719
  • 297533

System crashes, fonts that don’t render properly, and security flaws are all problems that could arise with the troubled updates if installed. In its security bulletin, the company explains:

“The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to the system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid login credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit these vulnerabilities.”

A list of the Windows operating systems that could be affected include:

  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windown 8, Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012
  • Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1

For more details, go to http://smallbiztrends.com/2014/08/uninstalling-windows-updates-crash.html