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Adobe Patches Acrobat, Reader, Flash and Illustrator | ===> UPDATE asap!!! <===

Adobe Patches Acrobat, Reader, Flash and Illustrator | ===> UPDATE asap!!! <=== | TechLib | Scoop.it
Updates to Acrobat, Reader, Flash Player and Illustrator are for critical vulnerabilities and will be available today.


Adobe has issued a series of updates to address a large number of vulnerabilities in their products. All updated products have at least one critical vulnerability.

The update to Adobe Acrobat and Reader fixes 11 vulnerabilities in the Windows and Mac products. The update to Flash Player fixes five vulnerabilities in all versions of the product: Windows, Mac and Linux, including the versions embedded in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.

The Illustrator update addresses a single vulnerability in the Windows and Mac products.

=========> UPDATE asap!!! <==========


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 13, 2014 12:47 PM

The update to Adobe Acrobat and Reader fixes 11 vulnerabilities in the Windows and Mac productsThe update to Flash Player fixes five vulnerabilities in all versions of the product: Windows, Mac and Linux, including the versions embedded in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.


The Illustrator update addresses a single vulnerability in the Windows and Mac products.


=========> UPDATE asap!!! <==========

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 13, 2014 3:09 PM

Special Thants to Gust MEES for bring this to my attention. (I'm updates as I type Gust! )  


For online teachers and students getting clobbered by a computer virus means being knocked out of work. Your learning is disrupted. Often the frustration of the experience crushes your classroom experience.   Update today. 

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How to Delete Yourself from the Internet [Infographic]

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet [Infographic] | TechLib | Scoop.it
Ready to erase your tracks and disappear online, once and for all? This infographic from Who Is Hosting This reveals the nine steps you need to take to remove your personal information collected all over the web.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 7, 2014 11:21 AM


Very interesting...


Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, March 8, 2014 8:25 AM

It's amazing how much information is out there about you. Have you ever Googled yourself?

There may be many reasons for 'deleting' your online presence, or parts of it. This is good information.

Vilma Galstaun's curator insight, March 13, 2014 6:50 PM

Some sites to be aware of where you have an online presence.

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10 URLs That Every Google User Should Know

10 URLs That Every Google User Should Know | TechLib | Scoop.it
Which website has access to my Google account? What does Google know about me? Where can I see ads that I've clicked on Google search?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 7, 2014 9:02 AM


A MUST have guide!


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OS X Mountain Lion: Still unsupported and vulnerable

OS X Mountain Lion: Still unsupported and vulnerable | TechLib | Scoop.it
One month after the release of OS X Mavericks and the disclosure of 48 vulnerabilities in Mountain Lion, Apple has not released any updates to fix these or any other problems in Mountain Lion.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: digital citizenship

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: digital citizenship | TechLib | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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What to do if your social media account has been hacked or hijacked

What to do if your social media account has been hacked or hijacked | TechLib | Scoop.it
Almost everyone has had their social media accounts compromised at least once in the past, where their accounts automatically share scam links to friends and followers. 

 

===> Today’s attack on Buffer <=== showed just how easy it is for a reputable company to cause its users to become victims of social media attacks, despite having done nothing wrong.

 

It’s hard to know what to do in these situations so we’ve prepared a primer on how you can deal with attacks if  your social media account were to be compromised.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 26, 2013 7:50 PM

 

Visit the applications page of the social network and remove any apps you don’t recognize. If the account continues to behave erratically we recommend you ===> revoke access <=== to all applications.  

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, October 26, 2013 7:54 PM

 

Visit the applications page of the social network and remove any apps you don’t recognize. If the account continues to behave erratically we recommend you ===> revoke access <=== to all applications. 


Gust MEES's curator insight, October 26, 2013 7:55 PM

 

Visit the applications page of the social network and remove any apps you don’t recognize. If the account continues to behave erratically we recommend you ===> revoke access <=== to all applications. 


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Researchers claim they’ve built a modified charger that can hack your iPhone ‘within one minute’

Researchers claim they’ve built a modified charger that can hack your iPhone ‘within one minute’ | TechLib | Scoop.it
Forget obscure apps, unexpected emails and suspicious links. A group of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology claim to have developed a new smartphone charger that can ...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 11:53 AM

 

Nobody is perfect ;)

Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 11:56 AM

 

Nobody is perfect ;)

 

AnnC's curator insight, June 4, 2013 9:15 PM

beware unknown chargers !

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Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week

Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week | TechLib | Scoop.it
. . Read, think, learn and share over Social Media… Security is everyone's responsibility! We are ALL responsible for the Internet's future! . ===> "Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only t...

 


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6 Tips for Becoming a Successful Blogger

Being a Blogger is easy, all your need to do is start a new Blog and start writing. Simple is int it? But have you ever thought what it takes to become a successful Blogger? How Bloggers make thousands of dollars every month? Well, answer is dedication, passion and most important they are serious about Blogging.

Lots of people try to earn money online but very few gets success. One of the best ways of earning online is blogging. Blogging is one of the best career opportunity these days. Blogging needs lots of hard work, research and long working hours. But one thing came into my mind can everyone get success in Blogging? If yes, why still many bloggers fail and give up their Blogging. Why many blogs get into parked page after a year and many people, don’t even bother renewing their Blog? The answer is the lack of passion and motivation.
WHAT IS TAKES TO BECOME A SUCCESS FUL BLOGGER?

1. You have writing skills:-

If you have great writing skills, you can become a successful blogger. Writing is the basic skill for becoming a blogger. Your blog readership will depend on how good your writing skills are. When I’m talking about writing, it doesn’t mean writing like an expert, but write like an individual. You are not writing for a book or a newspaper, as they are different. See the editorial page of a newspaper or a magazine, and that’s the exact kind of writing which I’m talking about.

How to write article for your readers
How to write creative article for your readers
Ten tip to improve your writing skills
2. You are disciplined:-

Although every work or profession needs to be disciplined but a blogger should be more disciplined. A blogger should work according to a time-table. It should divide into writing posts, commenting on other blogs and social networking promotion. If you want loyal readers, then you have to post regularly on your blog. If you do not blog regularly, then you will lose your readers.

Eight important pieces of advice for Professional Blogger
Top productive tips for Bloggers
3. You are willing to learn:-

A blogger should always be ready to learn. I m still a learner. I read a lot of other blogs to gain more knowledge. Mostly bloggers share their experiences so that others can learn from them. So do spend some time to read other blogs so that you can increase your knowledge. I’m sure you are one of those who are willing to learn, and that’s why you are here. But even you achieve few goals and get initial success, don’t quit reading. Reading is an essential requirement which will help you to stay updated with the latest information.
4. You are good communicator:-

You can become a successful blogger if you are a good communicator. Some people think that a blogger’s work is over after writing the article. But they are wrong. The main work starts after the completion of the article. A blogger needs to promote that article on social networking sites and then he should also reply to all the comments he got on his article. You need a good communication skills for this. So improve your communication skills if you want to become a successful blogger.
5. You are willing to work hard:-

We have discussed earlier that hard work is the basis for becoming the successful blogger. A blogger has to work day and night to find new ideas and then he has to active on all the social networking sites to promote his blog. You don’t have to stress yourself with too much of work, rather use your time smartly and delegate time-consuming work to your virtual staff.
6. You are a creative person:-

It’s not necessary that every blogger should be a creative person, but it’s certainly an advantage for you. Creativity is one the most important part of writing. Creative articles always attract the attention of readers. It helps you to stand out from the rest.
Bonus: 7) You don’t make stupid mistakes:

Excuse me for my word, but I know as a newbie Blogger, we all make mistakes, and we learn from it. But the real deal is instead of making mistakes, learn from mistakes made by others which will help you to avoid those silly mistakes. Here are few articles, which will guide you few of the stupid mistakes a newBie blogger makes:

Top 21 Blogging mistake that can ruin your Blog
Five mistakes to avoid to become a successful Blogger
Eight things I wish I knew before I started Blogging

These are the qualities you should have if you want to become a blogger. As I said earlier anyone can become a blogger if he have these qualities. Please do add your thoughts in the comments section.
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How to Delete Yourself from the Internet [Infographic]

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet [Infographic] | TechLib | Scoop.it
Ready to erase your tracks and disappear online, once and for all? This infographic from Who Is Hosting This reveals the nine steps you need to take to remove your personal information collected all over the web.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 7, 2014 11:21 AM


Very interesting...


Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, March 8, 2014 8:25 AM

It's amazing how much information is out there about you. Have you ever Googled yourself?

There may be many reasons for 'deleting' your online presence, or parts of it. This is good information.

Vilma Galstaun's curator insight, March 13, 2014 6:50 PM

Some sites to be aware of where you have an online presence.

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Digital surveillance: How you're being tracked every day

Digital surveillance: How you're being tracked every day | TechLib | Scoop.it
Every day, we surrender personal information. Some of it is voluntary, like the stuff we post on social media. But our digital footprint is much bigger than that. As it turns out, third-party marketers, law enforcement groups and spy agencies can also see what we're up to.

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Are We in an An Age of Collective Learning?

Are We in an An Age of Collective Learning? | TechLib | Scoop.it
Rotana Ty shares a wonderful essay on collective learning for Permamarks blog. He has curated ideas by many thought leaders on the topic including Marcia Conner, Nilofer Merchant, John Hagel, Tiffany Shlain, Gideon Rosenblatt, J.

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The Rice Process's curator insight, November 25, 2013 4:27 PM

experts and expertise exists beyond the traditional classroom.

John Rudkin's curator insight, November 28, 2013 7:45 AM

Really wonderful info.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 15, 2013 10:53 PM

Connected learning is 21 century learning and gives shared purpose and creates community.

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Balance - A Critical Concept in Our Digital Age

Balance - A Critical Concept in Our Digital Age | TechLib | Scoop.it
Guest blogger: Marsali Hancock Marsali Hancock is president of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition. She speaks nationally and internationally on digital citizenship issues, including safety, security ...

 

This index identifies the six critical concepts needed to thrive and succeed in the digital age: 

 

Balance, Ethics, Privacy, Reputation, Relationships and Online Security.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 30, 2013 1:38 PM

 

Check it out...

 

Learn more about the app and how to stay balanced online by clicking here:

 

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/beaproparent/

 

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Blended Professional Development Just Might Have Some Answers -

Blended Professional Development Just Might Have Some Answers - | TechLib | Scoop.it
Blended Professional Development Just Might Have Some Answers by Paul Moss, edmerger.com, and Terry Heick Curating new and relevant content and tailoring it to their own, unique needs will become a key skill required by future...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 28, 2013 6:20 AM

 

Curating new and relevant content and tailoring it to their own, unique needs will become a key skill required by future teachers.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/webwizard

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=PLN

 

 

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BYOD: 11 Sample Education BYOT Policies To Help You Create Your Own

BYOD: 11 Sample Education BYOT Policies To Help You Create Your Own | TechLib | Scoop.it
11 sample BYOT policies to help a school or district create their own.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 3:19 PM

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/bring-your-own-device-advantages-dangers-and-risks/

 

Blue Jay Bridge's curator insight, June 6, 2013 8:59 PM

I've seen folks asking for this info on twitter. Hope this helps.

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Visual Cyber-Security: See Attacks On Real Time

Visual Cyber-Security: See Attacks On Real Time | TechLib | Scoop.it

Introduction .In previous articles WE discussed already about the responsibility that everyone is responsible for a safer and more secure Internet, that the weakest link in the security chain is the human...


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