Yet another reason I so dislike Apple products…

I’ve never been a fan of Apple products. They are over-priced and use proprietary parts and accessories. Yes their products are high quality. In the case of a phone or computer I figure the Apple brand is going to last the same amount … Continue reading

Ad-injecting trojan targets Mac users on Safari, Firefox, and Chrome

Ad-injecting trojan targets Mac users on Safari, Firefox, and Chrome  arstechnica.com/apple/2013/03/ad-injecting-trojan-targets-mac-users-on-safari-firefox-and-chrome/ ” It’s not a particularly sophisticated malware, but the fact that there is a piece of code sitting in the browser and monitoring every single piece of information is … Continue reading

Microsoft Fine $730 Million By EU for “Browser Ballot” Mishap

Last year Microsoft discovered and acknowledged there was “mishap” with Windows 7 SP1 sold in the EU. Since 2009 Microsoft has been required for new installs of Windows in EU to present a “Browser Ballot” pop-up giving the user the choice … Continue reading

Older Versions of Silverlight Blocked on Mac OS X

Mozilla announced earlier today they have added older (older than 5.1.0) versions of Microsoft’s Silverlight Plugin to the Plugins blocklist for Mac OS X (no word yet if this will be extended to include Windows users). Unlike the recent JAVA … Continue reading

Update: Java Plugin Blocking

Some updates in regards to the Mozilla to Block Older Version of Java Plugins post from earlier this week… Firstly, Apple has released a security update that fixes the security vulnerability in Java. All Mac OS X users should run … Continue reading

Mozilla to Block Older Version of Java Plugins

Mozilla has announced they will be blocking older versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Java Development Kit (JDK) plugins due to critical vulnerabilities that are being exploited. This vulnerability—present in the older versions of the JDK and JRE—is … Continue reading