Joomla Zero-Day Exploit Discovered

Joomla Zero-Day Exploit Discovered – Critical Action Required

The open-source project behind the widely used Joomla content management system has issued a patch for a vulnerability that is now being widely used by hackers.

Sucuri, a company that specializes in securing websites, wrote on Monday that attackers have been trying exploit the flaw for the last two days.

Attackers are “doing an object injection via the HTTP user agent that leads to a full remote command execution,” Sucuri said.

Because many websites use Joomla, it ...

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Adobe Says Goodbye to Flash

Adobe Says Goodbye to Flash

Adobe is finally ready to say goodbye to Flash. In an announcement last night, Adobe said that it will now “encourage content creators to build with new web standards,” such as HTML5, rather than Flash. It’s also beginning to deprecate the Flash name by renaming its animation app to Animate CC, away from Flash Professional CC.

By acknowledging that Flash is dying, Adobe is able to better position its animation tools for the future. Flash Professional CC is already ...

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Are you ready for Windows 10?

Windows 10 to be released late July, 2015

Microsoft is introducing Windows 10 in late July, 2015 for free as an upgrade.  This operating system will be released on an incredibly broad range of devices – everything from PCs, tablets, phones, Xbox One, and Surface Hub.  Microsoft has listened to their customers, and brought back the Start Menu, with the addition of live tiles.

Microsoft has added some unique features designed to meet the demands of small businesses, ...

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Is Your Site Mobile Friendly?

Google is changing the way it influences search engine recommendations

On April 21st, Google made a significant change in their search algorithm that gives better ranking to mobile friendly websites.  According to some industry experts, this is the most impactful change that Google has ever made in their search engine for mobile devices.  Web sites must be designed so they load quickly on mobile devices, and the content has to be easily accessible and readable on a smaller screen.  This will ...

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Windows Server 2003 End of Life

In less than six months, Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will be retired.  Microsoft will terminate the security updates, non- security hot fixes, and updates after July 15, 2015,  which ends the products lifecycle.  As you are aware, servers are critical to a business because of the applications that run on them, which may have to be rewritten or upgraded.

In anticipation of the high volume of migrations that will occur in the first quarter of 2015, Innovative Computers is encouraging all ...

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Internet Explorer Security Bug (Update)

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As previously stated, a patch has not been issued from Microsoft thus far. However, Microsoft has posted instructions on how users can protect the two most recent versions of Internet Explorer against a security flaw.
The security flaw allows attackers to slip malicious code into an innocuous website, using a compromised file.

When a victim visits the tainted website using any of the ...

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Internet Explorer Security Bug

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It has been brought to our attention that a security bug in Microsoft’s Web browser ‘Internet Explorer’ has surfaced. This bug affects all
versions of the browser, and is of major concern for any user who is still using Windows XP.  Over the past couple of months, Innovative
Computers had notified you that “Microsoft” was officially ending their support for Windows XP as of ...

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Windows XP End of Life

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IN LESS THAN 2 MONTHS  (April 8, 2014), ALL support for Windows XP SP3 will end!!! Microsoft highly recommends that all current users plan and implement their migration well ahead of the cut-off date of April 8, 2014.  Please note that after this date, there will be no new security updates, non-security hot fixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates for Windows XP ...

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