Patch Tuesday: Massive September Updates

Patch Tuesday: Massive September Updates Patch Tuesday is officially here. Microsoft has published 80 security fixes, but which patches should you prioritize this month? September Patch Tuesday Release Microsoft have released 80 patches today covering IE, Edge, ChakraCore, Windows and Office. There are 17 rated Critical and 62 Important with only 1 rated Moderate. Urgent: Public and Exploited There are a total of…

August Third-Party Patches and Security Updates

August Third-Party Patches & Security Updates Explore the latest third-party and security updates and find out which patches should be prioritized this month to protect your environment. Which third-party patches should you prioritize? VideoLAN has released an update this week to resolve two high-risk vulnerabilities in the VLC media player application. The discovered vulnerabilities allow…

20-Year-Old Unpatched Flaw and Critical Vulnerabilities Revealed

20-Year-Old Unpatched Flaw and Critical Vulnerabilities Revealed Microsoft is warning all Windows users to update their operating systems immediately because of multiple wormable vulnerabilities, as well as a 20-year-old bug in the older operating systems. Unlike BlueKeep, which affected only the older and unsupported Windows operating systems, the bugs recently disclosed in Microsoft’s August 2019…

Can You Trust Your Vulnerability Report?

Can You Trust Your Vulnerability Report? Accurate reporting is critical, but not every patch management tool provides data you can rely on. For our many clients who have yearly governance audits, they know how stressful it can be when their patch management tool provides inaccurate reports or evidence which auditors will use to fail your…

Why Enterprise Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing

Why Enterprise Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing According to researchers, ransomware is rapidly shifting toward corporate targets. According to various sources, ransomware appears to see triple-digit spike in corporate detections. A pair of reports released by Black Hat and Accenture mark the enormous shift away from targeting typical consumers. With attackers attempting to “win” the most…

MegaCortex Ransomware Targeting Victims Worldwide

MegaCortex Ransomware Targeting Victims Worldwide A new variant of ransomware called MegaCortex is targeting enterprise networks and organizations across the United States and Europe. A new variant of ransomware has been discovered, called MegaCortex, that is targeting enterprise networks and organizations. Once the environment is penetrated, the attackers infect it by distributing the ransomware using…