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Mac – Setup Cisco IPSec VPN

Click on the apple logo in the top left corner Choose System Preferences Click on Network. Click on “+” in bottom left of window to add a configuration. For Interface choose VPN from pulldown menu. For VPN Type choose Cisco IPsec For Service Name you can call it whatever you chose. Click Create button. For…
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Microsoft patches 1990s-era ‘Ping of Death’

Computerworld - Microsoft today issued 13 security updates that patched 22 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Windows, Office and other software, including one that harked back two decades to something dubbed "Ping of Death." Of Tuesday's 13 updates, called "bulletins" by Microsoft, two were labeled "critical" -- the most-serious rating in the company's four-step score --…
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How to Spot an Android Trojan

Malware that targets Android phones is on the rise. According to a recent report from mobile security specialists at Lookout, Android users are more than twice as likely to encounter nefarious software today than they were six months ago. When did downloading apps become a contact sport? The open nature of the platform and the…
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Google patches 30 Chrome bugs, adds Instant Pages

Google patched 30 vulnerabilities in Chrome today, paying out the third-highest bounty total ever for the bugs that outsiders filed with its security team. The company packaged the patches with an update to Chrome 13, adding Instant Pages to the "stable" channel of the browser. The feature, which Google earlier tucked into Chrome 13 previews,…
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