Archive for the 'browser' Category

WebEx in Chrome security flaw

Recently there have been some pretty big security issues found with several browser plug-ins. Like this huge one for the WebEx in Chrome issue It is best that, if you must use them, you manually update them. Please always keep your stuff updated. To force update Chrome extensions: Open Chrome, then got to Settings – […]

Critical February Security Patches

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday is next week. And it’s going to be VERY important Microsoft’s security patches are due to be released at 1:00pm EST on Tuesday 12th February. [Read more here from MS  ] The longer you take to update the security patches on your computer, the greater potential risk you could find yourself in!! […]

Facebook Timeline Fix with Social Fixer

OK. I was asked again about Facebook’s Timeline and how to ‘fix it’ and make the experience more like ‘it used to be’. I’ll tell you now: You are stuck with Facebook Timeline – it’s Facebook’s world and what they say goes in their world. (for the most part anyways). And Facebook says EVERYONE is […]

SocialFixer fixes Facebook replaces BetterFacebook

Better Facebook extension/Addon has been updated/changed to ‘SocialFixer’ This extension makes Facebook SO much more useable!! It’s just great. I hope you check it out. If you previously had the Better Facebook! extension installed remove it. Then go here and install the new version called Social Fixer for your preferred browser(s). Install the Social Fixer […]

More on fixing Facebook

I wrote about using the Firefox (Chrome works too) add-on Greasemonkey and the super script BetterFacebook and I have been getting loads of requests for people asking me to go into a little more detail of how to use it. You should read that first here. I am amazed at how well I was able […]

Fix the ‘new’ Facebook feeds

Let’s try and fix some of the ‘new’ Facebook enhancements. As some of you know I recommended that to get Facebook back to normal. You could Go Account Settings -> Language -> English (UK). And it seemed to work. But Facebook is pushing the crap out globally, so that may only work for a short […]

Blacksheep add-on to protect against WiFi session Hijacking

This is a Firefox add-on everyone should use if you use public WiFi anywhere anytime. It’s called ‘Blacksheep’. Blacksheep will find and block ‘Firesheep’ – a highly popular new hacking tool used to ‘sniff out and steal your sensitive information on WiFi networks. What Firesheep is: Firesheep is the Firefox extension that makes it easier […]

Apple Security news end of June 2011

Apple has released Mac OS X v10.6.8 and Security Update 2011-004 addressing a total of 39 vulnerabilities in OS X 10.5.x and 10.6.x. Many are critical errors which could allow an attacker to take control of the system! Please use the System Update. You can read the notice here: And get the direct download here: […]

Firefox 5 news

Today Mozilla released the Final version of Firefox 5 ahead of its scheduled date. It has been slated for official release next Tuesday June 21. If you’d like, you can get it now here: Windows Mac Linux Before installing I HIGHLY recommend backing up your complete profile. For that I use MozBackup on Windows. You […]

Backup your Facebook Profile Information

I am going to show you two (2) methods of obtaining your Facebook contact information; Names and email account information. One via a browser extension/add-on and another via using an ‘intermediary’ email account – in this case Yahoo. As I have written many times I love me my Firefox browser. With the add-ons/extensions and tweaks […]