Microsoft Patch Tuesday, April 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 22:24:10 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to fix 113 security vulnerabilities in its various Windows operating systems and related software. Those include at least three flaws that are actively being exploited, as well as two others which were publicly detailed prior to today, potentially giving attackers a head start in figuring out how to exploit the bugs.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, March 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 23:44:29 +0000

Microsoft Corp. today released updates to plug more than 100 security holes in its various Windows operating systems and associated software. If you (ab)use Windows, please take a moment to read this post, backup your system(s), and patch your PCs.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 23:13:57 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug nearly 100 security holes in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) that is actively being exploited. Also, Adobe has issued a bevy of security updates for its various products, including Flash Player and Adobe Reader/Acrobat.

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Patch Tuesday, December 2019 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 01:51:25 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug three dozen security holes in its Windows operating system and other software. The patches include fixes for seven critical bugs — those that can be exploited by malware or miscreants to take control over a Windows system with no help from users — as well as another flaw in most versions of Windows that is already being exploited in active attacks.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2019 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:26:21 +0000

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to fix 88 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and related software. The most dangerous of these include four flaws for which there is already exploit code available. There’s also a scary bug affecting all versions of Microsoft Office that can be triggered by a malicious link or attachment. And of course Adobe has its customary monthly security update for Flash Player.

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Patch Tuesday, January 2019 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 14:46:31 +0000

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to fix roughly four dozen security issues with its Windows operating systems and related software. All things considered, this first Patch Tuesday of 2019 is fairly mild, bereft as it is of any new Adobe Flash updates or zero-day exploits. But there are a few spicy bits to keep in mind. Read on for the gory details.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2018 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:04:05 +0000

Microsoft today pushed out a bevy of software updates to fix more than four dozen security holes in Windows and related software. Almost a quarter of the vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s patch batch earned Microsoft’s “critical” rating, meaning malware or miscreants can exploit the flaws to break into vulnerable systems without any help from users.

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Flash Player is Dead, Long Live Flash Player!

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:17:05 +0000

Adobe last week detailed plans to retire its Flash Player software, a cross-platform browser plugin so powerful and so packed with security holes that it has become the favorite target of malware developers. To help eradicate this ubiquitous liability, Adobe is enlisting the help of Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla. But don’t break out the bubbly just yet: Adobe says Flash won’t be put down officially until 2020.

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