LinkedIn Company Pages Update

LinkedIn has been around for a while, but they have recently upped their game.  Now, companies can add header images and other improvements.

Caution

7 Ways Hackers Trick You

Very nice article by Stu Sjouwerman from knowbe4.com.

You may not be aware that there is a scale of seven deadly vices connected to social engineering. The deadliest social engineering attacks are the ones that have the highest success rates, often approaching 100%. What is the secret of these attacks, how come they succeed so well? 

JAVA

The JAVA Exploit

Welcome to another "tech blog." I apologize for the delay in posting at least once a week. Sometimes the 'local' job takes over and doesn't give me the time needed. This edition (Oops, I started to say 'this week's edition') has a very important, urgent message pertaining to your computer's safety.

Google

The "problem" of Google using your photo and reviews in their ads - SOLVED!

For those of you worried about the new "problem" of Google using your Google account information (profile photo and reviews in ads) - click this link and then uncheck the box at the bottom (if checked) and click SAVE:

https://plus.google.com/settings/endorsements?hl=en

REMEMBER: This only affects you on Google products and ONLY if you have a Google account (Gmail, Google+, YouTube, Chrome, etc.).

Facebook

Facebook Facial Recognition and Follow Up

Welcome everyone! Glad you are taking a small amount of time to read this.

First on the menu for today: Facebook Facial Recognition - It's back.

Apple

Sustainable Branding

Sustainable Branding is the new marketing buzzword and the latest trend in marketing that is spreading across the country.  The idea is you can use social interactions to spread your brand around the globe. 

What Temperature Should My Processor Be Running At?

Below is a nice little article about heat and your computers' processor. It was written by David A. Harding. You can reach David at: [email protected].

Security

URGENT Security Patches released for Adobe products

Adobe has recently released two very important security patches for two of its programs.

The most urgent update/patch of the two is with the Adobe Flash Player and the second is with the lesser known and used Adobe Shockwave Player.

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