Safenetting Cyber Security Update: Rio Olympics, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, cyber army, malvertising and much more!

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and cyber world report Another all-time huge cyber security update this week, there’s just too much going on in the cyber world to ignore! Now that Politics is involved, we discover that Hillary and The Don have both finally recognized there’s a cyber threat! Whew! But we got malware updates, dangerous ads, and a lot more to be concerned with. Stay vigilant!

  • Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s Cybersecurity Platforms, Compared
  • Prominent Cybersecurity Leader Favors Clinton, Despite Email Debacle
  • New York Times, BBC and others inadvertently serve up dangerous ads
  • The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat
  • Commentary: The world’s best cyber army doesn’t belong to Russia
  • 4 ways to reduce your chances of getting caught by malvertising
  • What exactly is Malvertising? Why do we want to avoid it?
  • South China Sea dispute escalates into all-out cyber war
  • Truth in malvertising: How to beat bad ads
  • There Is No Finish Line for Cybersecurity
  • “Zero Days” and the Need for Cyber Policy
  • Towards a Cyber-Security Treaty

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Facebook Update : Click-bait, Fatah, Korryn Gaines, money, olympics, shootings and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Facebook InfoManager updates always inform and always entertain — and hallelujah the world is beginning to notice click-bait! We’ve had an ongoing rant against click-bait for several years, even before it adopted the term . . . but there are a lot more kooky stories about Facebook in this update so dig in . . . .

  • Google and Facebook put their fierce rivalry aside to save money in this key area
  • Facebook Cut Off Korryn Gaines’s Livestream of Her Standoff With the Police
  • Facebook, Google, and Twitter combat online extremism with targeted videos
  • Area 404: How Facebook’s New Hardware Lab Is Propelling It Into The Future
  • Fatah Makes Incendiary Facebook Claim of Killing 11,000 Israelis
  • Facebook deletes Israel from list of Olympics participants
  • It’s about time : stop clickbait headlines — or else
  • Official: Facebook launches new layout for Pages
  • Triple shooting streamed on Facebook Live

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Apple InfoManager: Olympics, Hackers, security update, iPhone 7, Ransomware, Helix and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers This is probably one of our most extensive Apple updates for a long time! Things seem to be bumping and jumping in the technology world, and Apple’s right on the cusp. The next big thing may already be the current big thing! Follow along with your Apple InfoManager

  • Apple celebrates diversity in new iPhone ad to air during the Olympics
  • Samsung’s latest invention looks suspiciously like the Apple Watch
  • Hackers are holding iOS devices for ransom through Find My iPhone
  • Let’s try this again: Has the Apple Watch’s time finally come?
  • Apple releases iOS 9.3.4 security update for iPhone and iPad
  • Removing Duplicate Files on Mac OS X: The Complete Guide
  • Has Apple, Inc.’s iPad Business Finally Turned a Corner?
  • Reading the Apple tea leaves for what’s coming this fall
  • Real iPhone 7 leaks out running Apple testing software
  • iPhone 7 Plus purported mockup reveals blue paint job
  • Apple Previews iOS 10, the Biggest iOS Release Ever
  • Not all about you: The iPad can be computer enough
  • How to Overcome Newly Discovered iPhone Ransomware
  • So, what if your computer was an iPad Pro?
  • Standzout Helix Dock for Apple Watch

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Free Music Archives

FMARecently I’ve recommended movie archives and even mentioned free music done by the same sites on occasion. This week I’ve come across a site that has 100K recordings of music available to the public for non-commercial use. It is at the Free Music Archives.

I got this via ResearchBuzz sending me to a Radio World article at:  http://www.radioworld.com/article/the-future-of-digital-radio-archives/279351. It is an interesting article about maintaining the recordings in readable format.

Go directly to the archives here: http://www.freemusicarchive.org

BTW – They do have apps for iOS and Android as well.

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Drive Master

Google Drive IconWhether you’ve been using Google Drive for five minutes or five years, there’s always more to learn, and in that spirit we present 10 valuable tips and tricks for mastering the service.

  1. Google Drive can work offline, but you have to activate the feature first: click the cog icon on the front page of Drive, then choose Settings. On the General tab tick the box marked Sync… offline and Drive begins caching recent Docs, Sheets, Slides and Drawings to your computer. You can’t watch videos or open photos while you’re offline, but you can view, edit and create files in the native Google Drive formats when you don’t have connectivity. …

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iFiles 2 for iOS

MADE IN AMERICA iFile IconChicago, Illinois – Imagam, Inc. has announced an update to iFiles 2 with German and Polish localization, a new version of the iFiles app for iOS devices.  iFiles 2 has many new features, including SMB/CIFS client and server support, synchronization support, tabs (Multiple services can be opened; like Dropbox, Web Browser), new redesigned Interface, Document Provider Extension support, support for iPad split view as well as a redesigned interface. Continue reading »

Amazon Music and YouTube music now comes together with Musicality

 Musicality - Now with Amazon Music and YouTube Industrious One has a good idea about listening music on your Mac. Musicality for Mac has added Amazon Music and YouTube to its growing list of supported music services. Musicality breaks your music out of the browser, bringing desktop conveniences like keyboard shortcuts, powerful AirPlay streaming, and more to over a dozen of the world’s most popular music services.

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notably* App for Service & Trade Pros

Toronto, Canada – PayStudio Inc. has announced the release of notably* 1.0, their new business app developed for iPhone and iPod touch. notably* was specifically developed to help service and trade professionals go digital and save time and money while managing their businesses on the go. It is an easily customizable and feature-rich mobile application enabling estimating, invoicing and inventory management anywhere you go. notably* users can create, iMessage or email estimates directly to their customers with an embedded estimate accept button and an in-app notification when their customers accept an estimate. Continue reading »

Shim, the VPN Client for macOS Sierra

Berlin, Germany – Reacting to Apple‘s recent announcement that PPTP VPN will no longer be supported by their built-in VPN client on macOS SierraFringiest Software GmbH has assured that their VPN client for Mac Shimo is ready for PPTP on the new operating system.

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The teens and millennials need a safe texting app. So be Sayfe

 MAG Technologies launches the Sayfe (Safe) App MAG Technologies has launched the Sayfe (Safe) App in response to teens and millennials’ need for a safe and secure texting environment. In recent surveys, over 45% of users responded that security is extremely important in their day-to-day texting.

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A New Zombie Shooter Inspired By Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

 A New Zombie Shooter Inspired By Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Leave it up to the Canadians to come up with a new Zombie Shooter, Zombie Wall Attack. In Zombie Wall Attack, your objective is to fight off countless and ruthless waves of zombie attackers. The concept is simple, prevent as many zombies as possible from hopping over a wall and entering your compound – if more than 20 zombies manage to jump pass, you lose. The objective is to get through as many waves as possible with the highest score possible.

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Now you can own the computer that started the whole revolution

The Apple 1 Computer

the original apple computer
This showed up in my mailbox this morning, and I just had to pass it along, knowing many of you would love to own the legend.

The “Celebration” Apple-1 is extremely rare not only because of the scarcity of Apple-1 computers, but according to Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, no known PCB boards of this type were ever sold to the public. At this time, this is the only known Apple-1 to show the signs of starting out as a blank original-run board and not part of the two known production runs, so this board appears to be unique from all other known Apple-1 boards.
      Of course if you do happen to win the bid for this legend, your money will go to the benefit of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Arizona at http://www.mwoy.org/az

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Cyber Security Update: Rio Olympics, Car Hacking, Jihadi, Trump, Clinton, Putin, Obama, Microsoft, iOS Smishing and much more!

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and cyber world report Here we go with a HUGE update this week to kick off August, 2016. Beside the political campaign debacles, we’re facing the Summer Olympics from the third spam capital of the world, and there’s no shortage of news.
      Of course if anyone was actually paying attention and listening without bias, they knew Trump did NOT invite Russia to hack Hillary — but rather carefully couched the comment to draw Russia out: “If you find anything …” note he assumed Russia had already hacked and had the mail. But Russia didn’t fall for it. Oh well. . . . nonetheless — we have the biggest cyber security update in the entire 16-year history of Safenetting.com :

  • Car Hacking Village: Automotive Cyber-Security Vulnerabilities at Def Con 24
  • My Microsoft Office 365 woes: crashes, malware macros – settings from Hell
  • Hackers Target Clinton Campaign, House Democratic Campaign Committee
  • Easy Tips on Cyber Security and Use of Social Media This Summer
  • Scammers Using Genuine PayPal Emails to Spread Banking Malware
  • Jihadi posting on Internet is latest effort in fear campaign
  • Apple warns customers about £20 iTunes phishing scam emails
  • Cybersecurity firms are booming thanks to Russian hackers
  • Symantec Hurdles Rio Olympics Cybersecurity Competition
  • Obama Administration Spells Out Cyber Security Policy
  • Hackers breached Clinton campaign computer network
  • User training could have prevented DNC email hacks
  • 5 Takeaways From Cisco’s Big Cybersecurity Report
  • iOS Smishing operation targets your Apple ID
  • Hackers find sneaky way to attack Apple users
  • Know the warning signs of Pokemon GO scams

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Now you can dress and undress your favorite candidates Trump, Clinton, or Sanders, or all three!

Trump, Clinton, Sanders You’ve talked about it all year! You’ve been posting your stupid memes to Facebook! Now you can take action and express the moods and moves of your favorite candidate! Yes, pass the time this summer dressing and undressing Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump — or if you’re a collector, get all three! Bet you’ve wondered how Bernie would look in some of her culottes! It’s fun for kids and fun for political mavins of all ages!

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TextWrangler 5.5

MADE IN AMERICA North Chelmsford, MassachusettsBare Bones Software has announced the release and immediate availability of TextWrangler™ 5.5, a significant update to its powerful, general purpose text editor for Mac OS X. TextWrangler 5.5 offers numerous performance improvements, refinements to fit and finish, and changes to streamline workflow in specific areas, such as Find Differences. Continue reading »