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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug nearly 100 security holes in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) that is actively being exploited. Also, Adobe has issued a bevy of security updates for its various products, including Flash Player and Adobe Reader/Acrobat.
Publish At:2020-02-11 21:48 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch Alan Liska CVE-2019-1280 CVE-2020-0618 CVE-202

Apple Addresses iPhone 11 Location Privacy Concern

Apple is rolling out a new update to its iOS operating system that addresses the location privacy issue on iPhone 11 devices that was first detailed here last month. Beta versions of iOS 13.3.1 include a new setting that lets users disable the “Ultra Wideband” feature, a short-range technology that lets iPhone 11 users share files locally with o
Publish At:2020-01-22 20:35 | Read:417 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine Time to Patch apple Brandon Butch iPhone 1

Patch Tuesday, January 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug 50 security holes in various flavors of Windows and related software. The patch batch includes a fix for a flaw in Windows 10 and server equivalents of this operating system that prompted an unprecedented public warning from the U.S. National Security Agency. This month also marks the end of mainstream support for Win
Publish At:2020-01-15 03:35 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch CVE-2020-0601 Johns Hopkins University Kenneth

Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Microsoft Corp. is slated to release a software update on Tuesday to fix an extraordinarily serious security vulnerability in a core cryptographic component present in all versions of Windows. Those sources say Microsoft has quietly shipped a patch for the bug to branches of the U.S. military and to other high-value customer
Publish At:2020-01-13 20:35 | Read:327 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch Anne Neuberger CERT Coordination Center CERT-C

Patch Tuesday, December 2019 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug three dozen security holes in its Windows operating system and other software. The patches include fixes for seven critical bugs — those that can be exploited by malware or miscreants to take control over a Windows system with no help from users — as well as another flaw in most versions of Windows that is alrea
Publish At:2019-12-11 03:35 | Read:466 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch Microsoft Patch Tuesday December 2019 Recorded

Patch Tuesday Lowdown, October 2019 Edition

On Tuesday Microsoft issued software updates to fix almost five dozen security problems in Windows and software designed to run on top of it. By most accounts, it’s a relatively light patch batch this month. Here’s a look at the highlights. Happily, only about 15 percent of the bugs patched this week earned Microsoft’s most dire “crit
Publish At:2019-10-09 04:40 | Read:3075 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Warnings Security Tools Time to Patch CVE-2019-1367 I

Patch Tuesday, September 2019 Edition

Microsoft today issued security updates to plug some 80 security holes in various flavors of its Windows operating systems and related software. The software giant assigned a “critical” rating to almost a quarter of those vulnerabilities, meaning they could be used by malware or miscreants to hijack vulnerable systems with little or no interactio
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:10 | Read:1019 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch .lnk adobe flash player Microsoft Patch Tuesda

Got Microsoft? Time to Patch Your Windows

Microsoft churned out a bunch of software updates today fix some serious security problems with Windows and other Microsoft products like Internet Explorer (IE), Edge and Office. If you use Microsoft, here are some details about what needs fixing. As usual, patches for IE and for Edge address the largest number of “critical” vulnerabilities. Crit
Publish At:2016-08-10 19:55 | Read:3539 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine Time to Patch Flash Player microsoft patch

Adobe, Microsoft Patch Critical Security Bugs

Adobe has pushed out a critical update to plug at least 52 security holes in its widely-used Flash Player browser plugin, and another update to patch holes in Adobe Reader. Separately, Microsoft released 11 security updates to fix vulnerabilities more than 40 flaws in Windows and related software. First off, if you have Adobe Flash Player Installed and haven
Publish At:2016-07-13 14:50 | Read:3302 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch adobe chrome Edge firefox Flash version 22.0.0

Adobe Update Plugs Flash Player Zero-Day

Adobe on Thursday issued a critical update for its ubiquitous Flash Player software that fixes three dozen security holes in the widely-used browser plugin, including at least one vulnerability that is already being exploited for use in targeted attacks. The latest update brings Flash to v. 22.0.0.192 for Windows and Mac users alike. If you have Flash instal
Publish At:2016-06-19 06:15 | Read:3575 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch adobe Flash Player zero day

Microsoft Patches Dozens of Security Holes

Microsoft today released updates to address more than three dozen security holes in Windows and related software. Meanwhile, Adobe — which normally releases fixes for its ubiquitous Flash Player alongside Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday cycle — said it’s putting off today’s expected Flash patch until the end of this week so it
Publish At:2016-06-16 05:15 | Read:3147 | Comments:0 | Tags:The Coming Storm Time to Patch CVE-2016-4171 patch tuesday j

Adobe Patches Flash Player Zero-Day Threat

Adobe Systems this week rushed out an emergency patch to plug a security hole in its widely-installed Flash Player software, warning that the vulnerability is already being exploited in active attacks. Adobe said a “critical” bug exists in all versions of Flash including Flash versions 21.0.0.197 and lower (older) across a broad range of systems,
Publish At:2016-04-18 15:05 | Read:3119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Warnings Time to Patch cve-2016-1019 Flash Player zer

New Threat Can Auto-Brick Apple Devices

If you use an Apple iPhone, iPad or other iDevice, now would be an excellent time to ensure that the machine is running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system — version 9.3.1. Failing to do so could expose your devices to automated threats capable of rendering them unresponsive and perhaps forever useless. Zach Straley demonstratin
Publish At:2016-04-18 15:05 | Read:4876 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine Latest Warnings The Coming Storm Time to P

‘Badlock’ Bug Tops Microsoft Patch Batch

Microsoft released fixes on Tuesday to plug critical security holes in Windows and other software. The company issued 13 patches to tackle dozens of vulnerabilities, including a much-hyped “Badlock” file-sharing bug that appears ripe for exploitation. Also, Adobe updated its Flash Player release to address at least two-dozen flaws — in addi
Publish At:2016-04-18 15:05 | Read:3759 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch adobe badlock badlock.org Chris Goettl EMET En

US-CERT to Windows Users: Dump Apple Quicktime

Microsoft Windows users who still have Apple Quicktime installed should ditch the program now that Apple has stopped shipping security updates for it, warns the Department of Homeland Security‘s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). The advice came just as researchers are reporting two new critical security holes in Quicktime that likely wo
Publish At:2016-04-18 15:05 | Read:3692 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Warnings Other Time to Patch Apple Quicktime Christop

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