‘Wormable’ Flaw Leads January 2022 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 22:18:55 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug nearly 120 security holes in Windows and supported software. Six of the vulnerabilities were publicly detailed already, potentially giving attackers a head start in figuring out how to exploit them in unpatched systems. More concerning, Microsoft warns that one of the flaws fixed this month is “wormable,” meaning no human interaction would be required for an attack to spread from one vulnerable Windows box to another.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, December 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 22:23:44 +0000

Microsoft, Adobe, and Google all issued security updates to their products today. The Microsoft patches include six previously disclosed security flaws, and one that that is already being actively exploited. But this month’s Patch Tuesday is being overshadowed by the “Log4Shell” 0-day exploit in a popular Java library that web server administrators are now racing to find and patch amid widespread exploitation of the flaw.

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Patch Tuesday, October 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 19:52:09 +0000

Microsoft today issued updates to plug more than 70 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software, including one vulnerability that is already being exploited in active attacks. This month’s Patch Tuesday also includes security fixes for the newly released Windows 11 operating system.

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Home routers are being hijacked using vulnerability disclosed just 2 days ago

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 17:06:56 +0000

Operators of a Mirai botnet are actively using a recently disclosed vulnerability to hijack routers running Arcadyan firmware.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, July 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 21:41:47 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to patch at least 116 security holes in its Windows operating systems and related software. A half of dozen of the vulnerabilities addressed today are under active attack, according to Microsoft.

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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows Flaw

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:34:59 +0000

Microsoft on Tuesday issued an emergency software update to quash a security bug that’s been dubbed “PrintNightmare,” a critical vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that is actively being exploited. The fix comes a week ahead of Microsoft’s normal monthly Patch Tuesday release, and follows the publishing of exploit code showing would-be attackers how to leverage the flaw to break into Windows computers.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, May 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 20:28:19 +0000

Microsoft today released fixes to plug at least 55 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software. Four of these weaknesses can be exploited by malware and malcontents to seize complete, remote control over vulnerable systems without any help from users. On deck this month are patches to quash a wormable flaw, a creepy wireless bug, and yet another reason to call for the death of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) web browser.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, March 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 01:42:39 +0000

On the off chance you were looking for more security to-dos from Microsoft today…the company released software updates to plug more than 82 security flaws in Windows and other supported software. Ten of these earned Microsoft’s “critical” rating, meaning they can be exploited by malware or miscreants with little or no help from users.

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