Microsoft pushes fixes for 128 security bugs in June, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 17:01:17 +0000

In this month&#8217;s Patch Tuesday, a total of 128 security vulnerabilities have been patched in Microsoft products, a slight increase compared to the last few months. Only twelve of the vulnerabilities are rated &#8220;Critical.&#8221; None of the bugs have been found being exploited in the wild (yet). Preceding this month&#8217;s update was a fix for [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/02N0ToRkzv0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Microsoft knocks out 114 vulnerabilities in May, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 17:12:24 +0000

Bugs in Windows services and various browser components tamped down before they could be exploited<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/CZoMTQFT9Bk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Microsoft delivers fixes for 110 bugs in April, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 17:43:55 +0000

For the April edition of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft repaired a total of 110 security vulnerabilities across their product line. Included in this count are 37 remote code execution bugs, and 33 elevation of privilege bugs. The company rated eighteen of the vulnerabilities &#8220;Critical.&#8221; This release&#8217;s most notable item is the follow-up to last month&#8217;s announcement, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/nZFcJpOgF1I” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Facing down the myriad threats tied to COVID-19

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:21:40 +0000

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an ongoing, live report and will be updated continuously with new information as it becomes available.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/2LILTixT6V0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Patch now! Microsoft releases fixes for the serious SMB bug CVE-2020-0796

Credit to Author: alexandrebecholey| Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 15:34:59 +0000

Microsoft issues its latest set of cumulative updates for Windows and other Microsoft products this week, but the March, 2020 Patch Tuesday is notable not only because of the sheer volume of fixes, but because it will prevent one very serious bug in its Server Message Block (SMB) technology (download the patch right now) that [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/d5Hn2Ie7ee4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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February, 2020 Patch Tuesday brings a century of updates to Microsoft, Adobe products

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:50:22 +0000

For this second Patch Tuesday of 2020, Microsoft has released a hundred patches to Windows and other Microsoft software, including 12 vulnerabilities flagged as Critical, and 87 flagged as Important. In addition, Adobe also published updates for its Flash Player, Acrobat, Framemaker, Experience Manager, and Digital Editions products in notifications timed to coincide with Microsoft&#8217;s [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/zpsWY9HeJhU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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High-profile events are opportunities to determine security readiness

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:00:38 +0000

While the likelihood you might be targeted by a nation-state is low, preparing for such a circumstance might still be a useful strategy<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/mlgSNlflJNI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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January 2020 Patch Tuesday delivers fixes for 50 bugs

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:15:18 +0000

This month’s big security news from Microsoft is the end of support for Windows 7, and a patch of a cryptographic library<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/wiyw9sHJyLE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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