Windows Update and Software updates

Microsoft released a number of updates on 5/8/12. Run the Windows Update utility (Start>All Programs>Windows Update) and make sure all critical updates have been installed.

Sonypictures.com hacked - 1 million accounts compromised.

Sony has been hacked again but it's not like they don't deserve it. You would think that after that last round they would have at least checked security on ALL their servers. Instead hacked used a very simple SQL injection to compromise the sonypictures.com servers. What's worse? Information for more than 1 million accounts were stored in plain text, even admin accounts. You might think that a company that large would take some precautions to protect your sensitive data.


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