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Security Updates

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month – and there are more stories in the news to raise our awareness of digital security. The file-hosting service Dropbox was the subject of recent news stories claiming that a list of over seven million Dropbox login credentials had been leaked.

Dropbox has since issued a statement assuring users that their database was not hacked. However, the story is a good reminder of the importance of the importance of not using the same password for every service. Use a unique password for each service you subscribe to in order to help keep your data safe.

Microsoft Security Patch Announced

Microsoft issued a security patch for Internet Explorer on May 1. The security patch is to address the vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that were recently announced by Microsoft.

If you have automatic updates enabled, this security patch will download and apply automatically. No action is needed.

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