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Posted 07/18/2013 - 7:34am

The latest version of Java has been found to work with all browsers on the PC platform and using Safari for Macintosh. Those people needing access to INB BANNER should download the update at the following website:


Follow the instructions as directed to install the application and plugins. Once completed, restart the browser of choice. Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, and Internet Explorer...

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Posted 08/15/2012 - 2:37pm

For a while, Java ran fine with BANNER. Then came Java version 1.6.19 which broke compatibility by employing an improved security model. These later versions break BANNER because of a security issue that occurs when BANNER creates pages mixing both secure and insecure content. The newer security model in use by Java, by default, prevents the display of insecure items and secure items together (i.e. the page cannot be secure if insecure items are also there). This means that BANNER mixed...

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Posted 07/06/2012 - 12:23pm

No, it is not the end of the world....not yet at least. The malware, "DNSChanger" is problem software that has been around for years. The creators have long since been caught and jailed for such misbehavior and there has not been a new variant. So what is the problem now?
Some background

DNS or Domain Name Server is a computer established to translate people-friendly names such as google.com and cnn.com into computer-friendly...

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Posted 01/31/2011 - 12:48pm

People use email everyday sometimes without thinking about who is sending what to whom and why. Most email is innocuous and useful. Some is not so harmless. There are a few questions that come up again and again. Answers to these questions often provide solutions to problems and issues related to security and safety while engaging in online activities. A few of those questions can be found below.

It seems like everyone I know is using a web-based email system like Zimbra. I am...

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Posted 03/30/2010 - 3:41pm

There have been some reported issues with the BANNER application when running the latest version of Java (Version 6 update 19). The resulting behavior is that the icons onscreen become greyed-out and are not functional. The menu options are reported to still work properly.
Our recommendation for anyone experiencing this problem is to uninstall Java Version 6 Update 19. This can be done under Windows using the Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs option and choosing Java Version 19....

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Posted 03/08/2010 - 9:58am

It is about that time of year for the snow to be gone and leaves to be changing. All of the busy people cooped up all winter are ready to begin their spring cleaning. Removing cobwebs and accumulated dust is only the first step. For tech enthusiasts, a little spring cleaning for the computer may also be in order.

Computers are like cars: they often need a little tune-up here and there to prevent major repairs from being necessary later on. One way to do some cleaning and tune-up is to...

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Posted 09/16/2009 - 12:33pm

There are currently several types of Internet and personal computer threats circulating right now. In most cases, a careful cautious user can avoid becoming a victim of these problems.

The first threat is our old friend the phishing scam. A phishing scam is an attempt by some nefarious entity to obtain your personal information (login usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, etc.) through social engineering. They will attempt to fool you, threaten you, intimidate you, or bribe you...

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