December Patch Tuesday: Disclosed & Exploited

Patch Tuesday Release: The Latest News Microsoft has released half the updates they released last month: 39 security patches total. Thee cover Internet Explorer (IE), Edge, ChakraCore, Hyper-V, Exchange, Windows components, .NET Core, SQL Server, and Microsoft Office.  9 of these are listed as Critical with the remaining 30 as Important. Adobe Fixes Many Vulnerabilities…

December Patch Tuesday: Disclosed & Exploited

Patch Tuesday Release: The Latest News Microsoft has released half the updates they released last month: 39 security patches total. Thee cover Internet Explorer (IE), Edge, ChakraCore, Hyper-V, Exchange, Windows components, .NET Core, SQL Server, and Microsoft Office.  9 of these are listed as Critical with the remaining 30 as Important. Adobe Fixes Many Vulnerabilities…

April Patch Tuesday: Don’t Get Burned Twice

Manage Your Vulnerabilities As we explored in our Total Meltdown article, some updates actually made Windows 7 less secure in the last round of Microsoft Patch Tuesday. Even worse, some caused significant performance issues on older hardware models. Many industry experts are recommending you disable Windows updates, or delay any other form of patch management…

March Patch Tuesday: Is the IoT Spying on You?

Are you ready for IoT Patching? Tech firm Hanwha Techwin is racing to fix 13 critical security holes found in its popular line of SmartCam security cameras. The patch rollout is part of public disclosure of the vulnerabilities set for today by researchers who discovered the bugs. Flaws range from the use of an insecure…

February Patch Tuesday: Hackers Say Hello

Telegram Messenger Exploited Again Back in March 2017 we saw “Secure” WhatsApp and Telegram messenger applications being exploited by the user receiving a seemingly harmless image file which actually hosts malicious HTML code. This code directs them to a webpage specifically crafted to harvest personal data from the user device and hijack their accounts. Today…