REVIEW – “The Florentine Deception”, Carey Nachenberg

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Microsoft permite que los usuarios prueben las actualizaciones que no sean de seguridad antes del martes de parches

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 11:54:20 +0000

Microsoft instalará parches “no de seguridad” en los equipos Windows con anterioridad al martes de parches, si los usuarios seleccionan una nueva opción no particularmente descriptiva, en Windows Update. La empresa explicó la nueva opción “Buscar actualizaciones” en Windows 10 en una entrada de su blog,  pero dejó a algunos preocupados sobre si los usuarios [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/CEyhbeK3siE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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¡Actualiza ya! Microsoft corrige otra vulnerabilidad día cero

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:22:49 +0000

Microsoft ha tenido que solucionar muchas vulnerabilidades día cero recientemente, incluidas la CVE-2018-8611 (corregida este mes) y las de noviembre CVE-2018-8589 y CVE-2018-8589. Ahora acaba de publicar un parche de emergencia que solucionaba una vulnerabilidad de ejecución de código remoto (RCE) día cero en el motor Jscript de Internet Explorer, que afecta a todas las [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/iA6rMAjTs6k” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Tech luminaries we lost in 2018

Credit to Author: Ken Gagne| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 03:00:00 -0800

Remembering our industry’s innovators
CW > In Memoriam 2018 > Tech luminaries we lost this year [slideshow cover]

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They were the founders of such household names as Atari and Microsoft. They built the hardware and software that powers the Internet. They used computers to give voice to the young and the disabled. And they rarely did so in the spotlight. Whether they ever achieved fame or fortune, these 13 women and men deserve a place in the history books for their lives, accomplishments, and contributions to science and information technology around the world.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Mystery patches for IE and Outlook 2013 leave many questions, few answers

Credit to Author: Woody Leonhard| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:21:00 -0800

Just when you’re ready to settle in for some egg and nog and whatever may accompany, Windows starts throwing poison frog darts. This month, a fairly boring patching regiment has turned topsy turvey with an unexplained emergency patch for Internet Explorer (you know, the browser nobody uses), combined with an Outlook 2013 patch that doesn’t pass the smell test.

Mysterious bug fix for IE

Microsoft set off the shower of firecrackers on Dec. 19 when it released a bevy of patches for Internet Explorer:

Win10 1809KB 4483235 – build 17763.195

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La MFA de Office 365 falla por segunda vez en una semana

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:25:35 +0000

La autenticación de múltiples factores (MFA) de Microsoft para Office 365 y Azure Active Directory ha caído por segunda vez en una semana. La página de estado de servicio de Azure daba las malas noticias. Entre las 14:25 UTC y las 17:08 UTC del 27 de noviembre de 2018, lo usuarios que usen la autenticación [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ewC3mls1TOQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Microsoft parchea el problema de Outlook 2010

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:52:29 +0000

¿Qué pasa en Redmond? Justo unas semanas después de publicar un parche que borraba los ficheros de los usuarios, Microsoft “arregló” Outlook 2010 con el denomiado November Patch Tuesday El 13 de noviembre, Microsoft publicó una actualización de seguridad, KB4461529, que arreglaba cuatro vulnerabilidades de seguridad. Estos fallos podían permitir la ejecución de código remoto [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/tLugGRBa2Nw” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Microsoft Patch Alert: After months of bad news, November’s patching seems positively serene

Credit to Author: Woody Leonhard| Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:30:00 -0800

By far the most important reason for this month’s relative patching calm: Microsoft decided to wait and get the Windows 10 (version 1809) patch right instead of throwing offal against a wall and seeing what sticks.

What remains is a hodge-podge of Windows patches, some mis-identified .NET patches, a new Servicing Stack Update slowly taking form, a bunch of Office fixes – including two buggy patches that have been pulled and one that’s been fixed – the usual array of Flash excuses and Preview patches.

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Microsoft's multi-factor authentication service flakes out – again

Credit to Author: Gregg Keizer| Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:02:00 -0800

Just one day after Microsoft came clean with an explanation of a Nov. 19 outage that blocked users of Office 365 from logging into their accounts using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), today the service again went on the fritz.

“Starting at 14:25 UTC on 27 Nov 2018, customers using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) may experience intermittent issues signing into Azure resources, such as Azure Active Directory, when MFA is required by policy,” read the Azure status dashboard. Two and a half hours later, the dashboard reported that after resolving a problem with an earlier DNS (Domain Name Service) issue, engineers rebooted the services. “They observed a decrease in the failure rate after the reboot cycles,” the dashboard concluded.

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Microsoft yanks two buggy Office patches but keeps pushing one that crashes

Credit to Author: Woody Leonhard| Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:15:00 -0800

Two related Office 2010 non-security patches issued on Nov. 6 were pulled on Nov. 17. KB 4461522 and KB 2863821 are both related to changes coming in the Japanese calendar next month attributed to the abdication of Emperor Akihito in favor of his son, Naruhito. The event has been compared to the Y2K problem in the west. It’s not clear why two patches were released on Nov. 6 to accommodate that calendar change, but both KB articles now sport the admonition:

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