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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:40 am 

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Block adverts, delete Flash, kill Java: ASD

Some very important information on how to keep your computing safe: ... l-java-asd

They refer to the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), who published this:

Very important:
When first published, research showed that at least 85 per cent of targeted intrusions could be defeated by just four simple strategies: application patching, operating system patching, minimising the number of users with administrative privileges, and using application whitelisting to prevent unapproved programs from running.

Ignore at your own peril!

PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:39 pm 
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Useful information, it's getting harder to prevent cyber attacks on one's systems, I always use adblockers, ublock origin and use a seperate less popular browser for business and only business, no causual websurfing on it.

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