When and Where
Next General Meeting
Monday, November 19, 2018
Preparations for the Holidays
Pasadena Central Public Library Auditorium
285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Meeting after the Meeting
861 W. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
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iOS 10.3.3 is a major security update. Alfred Ng, on CNET, reports the following: Apple released a security patch on Wednesday that you should really consider updating to if you enjoy using Wi-Fi on your iOS devices. So, you know, … Continue reading
We all do it; we have to!! And until we all (miraculously) know everything about everything (and can keep it all updated), we’ll have to keep searching the Internet for stuff. In this day and age, searching seems a bit … Continue reading
Be on the lookout… Aren’t you glad you don’t use Android? And now for something completely different. Here’s a report that shows that there are something like 8,400 new Android malware instances every day, i.e., one every 10 seconds! … Continue reading
Just in time for Hallowee’n… In his post, Google Gets Creepier, David Sparks brings up (via ProPublica, by way of Daring Fireball) recent changes in Google’s terms of service (have you read them lately?): …Traditionally, Google has kept web-browsing information … Continue reading
From TidBITS, 25 August: Less than a month after the release of iOS 9.3.4 (see “Apple Releases iOS 9.3.4 with a Single Security Fix,” 4 August 2016) Apple has released yet another security-focused iOS update: iOS 9.3.5. Josh Centers continues: … Continue reading
Wonderful! Just what we needed to hear: wireless keyboards can be hacked… Noticed this on TidBITS this afternoon, from Josh Centers: Bastille, a cybersecurity company, has shown that hackers can easily intercept transmissions from eight non-Bluetooth wireless keyboards. Experts demonstrated … Continue reading
#112295349 / gettyimages.com This tip first appeared here about a year ago. It’s critical enough to repost: (a year ago) Last week, Kim Zetter posted, on Wired, a short-but-informative piece, How to Protect Yourself From Big Bank-Card Hacks. See what … Continue reading
:::sigh::: Hackers can now take over automobiles. Aamna Mohdin posted a rather frightening piece on IFLScience the other day. It starts: Andy Greenberg was driving his car in St. Louis when he lost control of his vehicle. The air conditioning, … Continue reading