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Podcast 1415: April 12, 2014: One Tough Nerd Visits the Internet Advisor

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Gov. Snyder, Cal & Gary

Hour 1

Click here to listen to Hour 1: Governor Rick Snyder and Dave Sawyer of Microsoft

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 4 to 5 PM, The Internet Advisors welcome Michigan’s Chief Nerd in Residence, Governor Rick Snyder to WJR’s studios.

Michigan’s chief executive  discussed:

  • Cyber Range to help combat cyber attacks,
  • STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics) education for our Michigan youth, and
  • The entrepreneurial culture and how it affects growing technology businesses in Michigan 


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Hour 2

Click Here to Listen: Hr 2 Seg 1 Dave Sawyer and Jeff Ingalsbe

Windows XP is Gone and Windows 8.1 Update is Here

MS-Tech-Center-Opening-with-Gov-John-Fikany-Dave-Sawyer-2-11-1Dave Sawyer from Microsoft’s Heartland Offices in Ann Arbor joins us to answer questions about the new look of Windows 8.1 Update and the world after XP!

Windows 8.1 Update


Click Here to Listen: Hr 2 Seg 2 Sawyer and Ingalsbe

The Heartbleed Worm May Be the Most Serious Threat to the Internet in a Long Time

jeff ingalsbeProf. Jeff IngalsbeAssistant Professor and Department Chair at the University of Detroit Mercy in the Center for Cyber Security and Intelligence Studies leads the discussion of the impact of this virus and how to deal with it.

Half a Million Computer Vulnerable to Heartbleed Worm

Mike Wendland

Mike Wendland Article on Heartbleed and What To Do About It 


Answering Listener Questions

Gary Baker, Foster Braun, Shane Hamelin, Ed Rudel

Click Here to Listen: Hr 2 Seg 3 Sawyer and Listener

Click Here to Listen: Hr 2 Seg 4 Sawyer and Listener


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Microsoft Not Impacted by Heartbleed Vulnerability

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Posted by: Tracey Pretorius, Director, Trustworthy Computing On April 8, 2014, security researchers announced a flaw in the OpenSSL encryption software library used by many websites to protect customers’ data. The vulnerability, known as “Heartbleed,” could potentially allow a cyberattacker to access a website’s customer data along with traffic encryption keys. After a thorough investigation, Microsoft determined […]

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

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Mashable Team, 4/10/14 An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook — and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account information (such as […]

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What you need to know about Heartbleed

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Written by Mike Wendland APRIL 10, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear, News Here we go. Another online security alert, reports of widespread personal information vulnerability, dire warnings, alleged security breaches at the biggest websites around and a general the-sky-is-warning panic by the Media. It’s all about something called the Heartbleed bug, a wide-reaching security vulnerability in the […]

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Comcast Worst Company in America

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Comcast Voted Worst Company In America BY NICK VENABLE  2014-04-08 14:14:07\ In this population, we are all undeniably individuals, but one self-evident truth among most of us is that our cable and/or satellite providers are total crap. It’s bad weather knocking the dish out of service, or sports games blacked out, or pricing spikes without any rewarding […]

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