From the monthly archives: May 2014

eBay has announced it’s password database was hacked and user passwords have been compromised.
It’s important that all users change passwords ASAP.
Companies are attacked every day so it’s important to use complex passwords to protect your data as much as possible.
In this case the password database for eBay was compromised giving them access to all passwords.
eBay says no financial data was accessed but we recommend if you have a Paypal account linked to your eBay account change the password for Paypal.

Click here to read more about this latest hack at: CNet

 

Microsoft has released a critical security patch for Internet Explorer.
All users should run the Windows Update feature to install this patch.

Microsoft has also reminded users it’s important that they upgrade to a newer version of Windows.

“Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft, and we continue to encourage customers to migrate to a modern operating system, such as Windows 7 or 8.1. Additionally, customers are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer, IE 11.”

More information can be found on Mashable.com
http://tinyurl.com/m6jowxr