Updates 2015-03-12

Hi, Folks!

It’s not Patch Tuesday, but Adobe and a few others released both security and non-security updates today. Typical computer should require approximately 50mb of updates. Let’s get started.

Adobe Flash Player 17.0.0.134 is a security update.
Win: https://12pd.com/click?flash
Win: https://12pd.com/click?flashie
Mac: https://12pd.com/click?flashmac

Adobe AIR 17.0.0.124 is a security update.
Win: https://12pd.com/click?air
Mac: https://12pd.com/click?airmac

Don’t forget to check your mobile devices, too! Many updates will also apply to your tablet, phone, kindle or television – so check your device-appropriate App Store and install updates.

Important Notes

Everything above this section should be checked by everyone on every computer. Chances are good that close to every single computer you touch will be affected by those updates. This is not the case with the items below, though you should still check each line item below to see if it applies to software you have installed.

Please remember that while I list many different applications within these updates, most people should ONLY install updates for a program if they already have a previous version of that program installed.

It is essential to maintain all the applications you have installed on your computer, but often you can minimize the time investment and the potential for exploitation simply by uninstalling software you do not need.

Also note that using the applications own “check for updates” function, when available, will best preserve your current settings, and often avoid any crapware that might come with a fresh installer. Use this option if it’s available to you.

Finally, if you’re sick of doing this all yourself, let me! Call or email me any time, and we can set you up with subscription SaferPC updates which will be installed each month whenever necessary. Click, call or email for more details:
https://saferpc.info/updates/
209-565-12PD
shawn@12pointdesign.com

Browser Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to everyone.

SeaMonkey 2.33 is a security update. Use Help, About to install the most current version.

Internet Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to everyone.

BrowsingHistoryView 1.67 adds URL length column. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/browsing_history_view.html

Office Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to most people.

Notepad++ 6.7.5 adds ghost typing, fixes a handful of bugs and several development improvements. This is not a security update.
https://12pd.com/click?npp

Security Software Updates

One or more of these is likely to be of interest to most people.

RogueKiller 10.5.4 updates definitions, and provides several bug fixes. This should be treated as a security update.
http://www.adlice.com/softwares/roguekiller/

Utility Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

BatteryInfoView 1.21 adds Always On Top option and fixes a cosmetic bug. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/battery_information_view.html

WifiChannelMonitor 1.20 adds Beacons Per Second column. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_channel_monitor.html

Defraggler 2.19.982 improves SSD and Quick Optimize, improves scriptability, cosmetic improvements and bug fixes. This is not a security update.
https://12pd.com/click?defraggler

Autoruns 13.2 fixes output bugs, adds import-hash reporting to CLI, and now excludes command-line and other host processes from the Microsoft and Windows filters. This should be treated as a security update.
http://live.sysinternals.com/

Sigcheck 2.2 adds import-hash reporting and support for files larger than 4 GB. This should be treated as a security update.
http://live.sysinternals.com/

Process Explorer 16.05 adds a Protection column that shows process protection status. This should be treated as a security update.
http://live.sysinternals.com/

Web Package Updates

These are likely to be of interest only to web developers.

DigiCertUtil 20150311 does not provide a changelog so should be considered a security update.
https://www.digicert.com/util/

ownCloud Server 8.0.2 fixes several bugs, including stability under load, storage space checks and improves third-party app compatibility. This is not a security update.
https://owncloud.org/install/

TinyMCE 4.1.9 corrects several bugs and improves compatibility with Safari. This is not a security update.
http://www.tinymce.com/download/download.php
That’s all for now folks. Keep it clean out there. 😉

Regards,

Shawn K. Hall
https://SaferPC.info/
https://12PointDesign.com/

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