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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:946 | 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:931 | 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:961 | 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:668 | 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:826 | 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:1172 | 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:942 | 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:791 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Warnings Other Time to Patch Apple Quicktime Christop

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Updates

Microsoft today pushed out 13 security updates to fix at least 39 separate vulnerabilities in its various Windows operating systems and software. Five of the updates fix flaws that allow hackers or malware to break into vulnerable systems without any help from the user, save for perhaps visiting a hacked Web site. The bulk of the security holes plugged in th
Publish At:2016-03-11 07:20 | Read:1061 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch adobe flash player Adobe Reader Update Edge in

Microsoft Pushes a Dozen Security Updates

Microsoft today released a dozen security updates for computers running supported versions of its Windows operating system. Five of the patches fix flaws that could get PCs compromised with little to no help from users, and five of the bulletins have vulnerabilities that were publicly disclosed before today (including one that reportedly has been detected in
Publish At:2015-09-27 11:50 | Read:542 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch Adobe Shockwave patch internet explorer Micros

Adobe Flash Patch, Plus Shockwave Shocker

Adobe has released a critical software update to fix nearly two-dozen security holes in its Flash Player browser plugin. Separately, I want to take a moment to encourage users who have Adobe Shockwave Player installed to finally junk this program; turns out Shockwave — which comes with its own version of Flash — is still many versions behind in b
Publish At:2015-09-27 11:50 | Read:1065 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch Adobe Flash Player patch Flash 19.0.0.185 Shoc

Microsoft Pushes Emergency Patch for IE

Microsoft today released an emergency software update to plug a critical security flaw in all supported versions of its Internet Explorer browser, from IE7 to IE 11 (this flaw does not appear to be present in Microsoft Edge, the new browser from Redmond and intended to replace IE). According to the advisory that accompanies the patch, this a browse-and-get-
Publish At:2015-08-18 21:50 | Read:666 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch Internet Explorer emergency patch

Adobe, MS Push Patches, Oracle Drops Drama

Adobe today pushed another update to seal nearly three dozen security holes in its Flash Player software. Microsoft also released 14 patch bundles, including a large number of fixes for computers running its new Windows 10 operating system. Not to be left out of Patch Tuesday, Oracle‘s chief security officer lobbed something of a conversational hand gr
Publish At:2015-08-12 07:10 | Read:1115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch 18.0.0.232 adobe adobe flash player CVE-2015-1

Adobe, MS, Oracle Push Critical Security Fixes

This being the second Tuesday of the month, it’s officially Patch Tuesday. But it’s not just Microsoft Windows users who need to update today: Adobe has released fixes for several products, including a Flash Player bundle that patches two vulnerabilities for which exploit code is available online. Separately, Oracle issued a critical patch update
Publish At:2015-07-14 21:35 | Read:865 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Tools Time to Patch adobe Flash 18.0.0.209 Flash Pl

Adobe To Fix Another Hacking Team Zero-Day

For the second time in a week, Adobe Systems Inc. says it plans fix a zero-day vulnerability in its Flash Player software that came to light after hackers broke into and posted online hundreds of gigabytes of data from Hacking Team, a controversial Italian company that’s long been accused of helping repressive regimes spy on dissident groups. In an advisory
Publish At:2015-07-11 07:45 | Read:1082 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Warnings Time to Patch adobe flash player Angler Expl

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