Microsoft Defender to start removing coercive “system cleaners”

Microsoft Defender to start removing coercive "system cleaners" Best news I've seen all day.  I see this kind of garbage software more than I do actual viruses.  They are snake oil:  offering much, providing little.  They claim to find hundreds or thousands of problems on the system but will only "fix" a few of them…
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Chrome is really looking out for you now.

Fake download links on download pages are an easy way to accidentally install garbage software on your system.  I'm seeing more of this stuff than I am actually viruses and, unfortunately, because of shady tactics, it's usually "self-inflicted" in that the user installs it themselves. Chrome is taking steps to start blocking those with their…
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IE 8 to 10 reaching “end of life”

There's a Windows Update coming next week that will alert users to the "end of life" of IE8,9,10 which means anyone still using XP or Vista. Win7 users should already have done all their updates and have been running IE11 for quite some time.  Win8 & 10 users started off with IE11 and are unaffected.…
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Flash update. Constant Care subscribers are fine.

Adobe is issuing an emergency update to cover vulnerabilities recently found in Flash. For those already subscribed to the Constant Care plan, I've already issued a command for it to do the update outside of schedule. Updating manually?  Do it here (uncheck the McAfee offer)
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