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USAA to FAA: Our Insurance Adjusters Want Drones

USAA To FAA: Our Insurance Adjusters Want Drones One of America’s biggest insurance companies thinks unmanned aircraft could change the way it processes disaster claims. – Article by Neal Ungerleider One of America’s largest insurance companies has an unorthodox proposal: using unmanned aircraft to speed up insurance claim processing. USAA, which serves millions of U.S. military personnel and their families…

Microsoft Security Advisory 3010060 – Not expecting that attachment? Be careful…

Microsoft warned users today regarding malicious Microsoft Office files that can grant the sender the same level of access that the person opening the attachment has. The vulnerability affects all supported releases of Windows. While any Office file can be used to execute this attack, PowerPoint files appear to be the most commonly used right now. As always… if you’re…

Apple patches bash Shellshock vulnerability in OS X

Apple has just released an update for OS X, patching the bash Shellshock vulnerability for those potentially effected by the bug. You can download the update immediately from the Apple support site, though it does not show up in automatic updates. OS X bash Update 1.0 – OS X Mavericks http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1769 This update fixes a security flaw in the bash…

How to determine if you’re vulnerable to the Shellshock / Bashdoor Bug

The Shellshock bug, though recently discovered, is a security vulnerability that has been present in Bash for two decades and primarily effects Linux/Unix/Mac users – not Windows users. An attacker leveraging this exploit could potentially execute commands remotely. The Shellshock vulnerability was discovered on September 12th, 2014 Stéphane Chazelas. How can you ensure that your system is not vulnerable? First, check which version of Bash…

Follow the Apple iPhone 6 event on my Twitter feed… https://twitter.com/aaadinolfi

You can follow the latest from the Apple iPhone 6 event on my Twitter feed, here… https://twitter.com/aaadinolfi You can also follow the live video and blog via Apple.com here: http://www.apple.com/live/2014-sept-event/# and via CNET, here: http://live.cnet.com/Event/Apple_September_9_event …and the event has started!  

iOS 8 Beta 5 is now available (for Developers)

iOS 8 Beta 5 is now available (for Developers) The latest version of the iOS 8 Beta (Beta 5) is now available to developers via the iOS Dev Center! For more information and additional support resources, visit http://developer.apple.com/programs/ios/.   Full release notes for iOS 8 Beta 5… Introduction iOS SDK 8.0 provides support for developing iOS apps. It is packaged with…

iOS 8 Beta 3 is now available (for Developers)

iOS 8 Beta 3 is now available (for Developers) The latest version of the iOS 8 Beta (Beta 3) is now available to developers via the iOS Dev Center! For more information and additional support resources, visit http://developer.apple.com/programs/ios/.   Full release notes for iOS 8 Beta 3… Introduction iOS SDK 8.0 provides support for developing iOS apps. It is packaged…

UNMANNED ADVANTAGE – Aeryon Labs via Vertical Magazine

Vertical Magazine posted a great article last week regarding Aeryon Labs, Inc and their rise from a small basement business to a Canadian quad-rotor VTOL powerhouse. The original article can be found below, in its entirety… Aeryon Labs at Vertical Magazine Aeryon Labs, Inc Company Profile at Vimeo Unmanned aerial systems technology was in its infancy back in 2007, when three…

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