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Blink Health–Double Savings

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By now, you already know that I enjoy receiving my free Metformin via Blink Health ( https://www.blinkhealth.com/i/6SB2HB?utm_medium=c ) I fill my prescription at
Smith’s ( https://www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/ ) where I accumulate point to get a reduction in the price of the gas I purchase.
So I pay nothing for the Metformin and get a 50 point gas credit to boot. I’d call that Double Savings.
It’s a great day. Hope yours is also.

Ccleaner Hack - Further Information

Here is some detailed information on the recent vulnerability discovered and mitigated in Ccleaner.exe. Ccleaner is a very popular junk removal software. Ccleaner is a product of Piriform and Piriform was recently purchased by Avast Software. Here is the information just posted by Ondrej Vlcek the CTO of Avast:

"I just had a chance to read this thread and I'm a bit horrified as I think that there's quite some misconception about what actually went on.

First of all, the bottom line is: to the best of our knowledge, no harm was done to any CCleaner users as the threat was removed before it had a chance to fully activate.
This is really not about downplaying the issue. This is a statement based on a pretty thorough analysis, partially shared below and partially still embargoed because of the ongoing investigation.

Now, some facts:
- Avast acquired a company (Piriform) which was in the process of being hacked. We have good evidence that the attack started at least several wee…

9-12-2017 Big Bear Computer Club @ Big Bear Lake, CA

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See all of the photos https://photos.app.goo.gl/4Y7wKiSi4ZuATaSq1
Another enjoyable presentation for the members and guests of the
Big Bear Computer Club. If you live anywhere close to Big Bear Lake CA,
this is a great club to get involved with. If you need help with your computer
or smart devices, you can get FREE help if you're a member.

Protecting IoT Devices with Avast

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ICON PC Users Group in Brentwood LI, NY

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A short excerpt, close to the end, of a Remote Presentation (Webinar)
for the members of the ICON PC Users Group in Brentwood LI, NY

https://youtu.be/BXXLvDifxkQ
As you can see, webinars or remote presentations don't need to be boring.
(It's still more fun to be there in person.)

Keeping your information safe just became harder

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Bypassing the Avast User Interface

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