Updates 2016-07-19

Hi, Folks!

It’s not Patch Tuesday, but Apple, Oracle, Adobe, and more have released updates today. The typical computer should see approximately 25mb of updates. Let’s get started.

Apple released iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later. This is a security update. The easiest update is through OTA, or Over-The-Air update by connecting to Wi-Fi then going to Settings, General, Software Update, then tap “Download and Install” or “Install now”. The update will restart your device.

Apple released OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and Security Update 2016-004 for OS X Mavericks 10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan 10.11 and later, iTunes 12.4.2, iCloud for Windows 5.2.1, Safari 9.1.2, tvOS 9.2.1 for Apple TV (4th generation), and watchOS 2.2.2 for Apple Watch. These are security updates. Use the Apple App Store to install the most current versions. If you have multiple devices you can save bandwidth by downloading the update from here:
https://support.apple.com/downloads/

Adobe Flash Player Active-X 22.0.0.210 is a security update. This version only applies to Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
Win: https://12pd.com/click?flashie

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

Driver Updates

If youโ€™re using this hardware โ€“ these updates are for you.

Display Driver Uninstaller 16.1.0.0 adds support for new versions and long path support. This is not a security update.
http://www.wagnardmobile.com/DDU/downloads.html

Nvidia GeForce 368.81 adds support for new hardware, fixes several crash, stability and performance bugs. This is not a security update.
http://www.geforce.com/

Internet Updates

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

Java 8u101 is a security update. You’re better off removing Java than updating it unless you are absolutely sure you really use it. Java is no longer required for almost any website (Java and JavaScript are not the same thing!), and used for only a small fraction of desktop applications. When in doubt, remove it and re-install only if you find it is required. This is a security update.
http://java.com/en/uninstall/

aria2 1.25.0 fixes several bugs, primarily with torrent support. This is not a security update.
https://aria2.github.io/

Media Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

iTunes 12.4.2 is a security update. Use Apple Software Update to get the most current version.

Office Updates

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

Adobe DNG Converter 9.6.1 adds new hardware support. This is not a security update.
Win: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=6070
Mac: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=6069

Security Software Updates

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

RogueKiller 12.4.0 adds support for new detections, new detection types and more. This is a security update.
http://www.adlice.com/softwares/roguekiller/

SuperAntiSpyware 6.0.1222 fixes several bugs. This is not a security update.
http://www.superantispyware.com/download.html

Converter Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

MakeMKV 1.10.0 adds support for new encodings, and bug fixes. This is not a security update.
http://www.makemkv.com/download/

DVDFab 9.3.0.7 adds support for new encodings, watermark removal, and new hardware support. This is not a security update.
http://www.dvdfab.cn/download.htm

Utility Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

GPU-Z 1.9.0 adds support for newer hardware. This is not a security update.
http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/SysInfo/GPU-Z/

iExplorer 3.9.7.0 improves performance and fixes several bugs. This is not a security update.
https://www.macroplant.com/iexplorer/

FileLocator Pro 8.0.2668 adds CLI indexing, external calling, and fixes several bugs. This is not a security update.
http://www.mythicsoft.com/filelocatorpro/download

NetworkTrafficView 2.03 is a cosmetic change only. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/network_traffic_view.html

WifiInfoView 2.06 is a cosmetic change only. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html

CCleaner 5.20.5668 improves cleaning for several applications, high DPI support. This is not a security update.
https://12pd.com/click?ccleaner

TeamViewer 11.0.63017 fixes several bugs, including crash bugs. This is not a security update.
https://www.teamviewer.com/en-us/download/windows/

WSUS Offline 10.7 fixes several bugs. This is not a security update.
http://download.wsusoffline.net/

Web Package Updates

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

Joomla 3.6.0 is a major update that adds over 400 improvements, many bug fixes and UX changes. This is not a security update.
http://www.joomla.org/

Drupal 8.1.7 is a security update.
http://drupal.org/download

bbPress 2.5.10 is a cosmetic improvement. This is not a security update.

Raw HTML 1.5 adds raw shortcode support, fixes several conflicts. This is not a security update.

WooCommerce 2.6.3 is a security update.

WPtouch 4.1.8 fixes search in some languages. This is not a security update.

That’s all for now folks. Keep it clean out there. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Regards,

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

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