Critical updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat released – you can breathe again

You can stop holding your breath now, the wait is over.

Adobe has released security updates for Acrobat and its PDF Reader software fixing critical vulnerabilities in its Windows and Mac software.

Read more in my article on the Lumension Optimal Security blog.

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How to change Safari’s default search engine in iOS 8 for greater privacy

With iOS 8 you can switch your Safari browser’s search engine to alternatives such as DuckDuckGo. Find out why you might want to and, in fairness, why you might NOT want to…

Read more in my article for the We Live Security blog

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Beware Apple ID phishing and free iPhone 6 scams

Be on your guard, and for goodness sake – turn on two-factor authentication for your iCloud accounts.

Read more in my article on the Foursys blog.

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The NSA and GCHQ ‘spied’ on German telecoms, claim leaked documents

Amid rising tensions between Germany and its allies over alleged spying activities, claims have emerged in the last few days that American and British intelligence agencies have obtained access to German telecoms firms in order to access customer data.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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How to remove Bono and U2 from YOUR f*&!ing iPhone [VIDEO]

Apple thought it was a nice idea to give all iTunes users a free copy of U2’s new album “Songs of Innocence”, as they launched the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the distinctly underwhelming (to my eyes at least…) Apple Watch.

But not everyone was grateful, as I describe in this video.

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