Patch Tuesday, November 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 01:56:41 +0000

Adobe and Microsoft each issued a bevy of updates today to plug critical security holes in their software. Microsoft’s release includes fixes for 112 separate flaws, including one zero-day vulnerability that is already being exploited to attack Windows users. Microsoft also is taking flak for changing its security advisories and limiting the amount of information disclosed about each bug.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, October 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:10:36 +0000

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In keeping with that theme, if you (ab)use Microsoft Windows computers you should be aware the company shipped a bevy of software updates today to fix at least 87 security problems in Windows and programs that run on top of the operating system. That means it’s once again time to backup and patch up.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Sept. 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 21:33:26 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to remedy nearly 130 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system and supported software. None of the flaws are known to be currently under active exploitation, but 23 of them could be exploited by malware or malcontents to seize complete control of Windows computers with little or no help from users.

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Microsoft Put Off Fixing Zero Day for 2 Years

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 04:05:20 +0000

A security flaw in the way Microsoft Windows guards users against malicious files was actively exploited in malware attacks for two years before last week, when Microsoft finally issued a software update to correct the problem.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:55:02 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug at least 120 security holes in its Windows operating systems and supported software, including two newly discovered vulnerabilities that are actively being exploited. Yes, good people of the Windows world, it’s time once again to backup and patch up!

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‘Wormable’ Flaw Leads July Microsoft Patches

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:45:28 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug a whopping 123 security holes in Windows and related software, including fixes for a critical, “wormable” flaw in Windows Server versions that Microsoft says is likely to be exploited soon. While this particular weakness mainly affects enterprises, July’s care package from Redmond has a little something for everyone. So if you’re a Windows (ab)user, it’s time once again to back up and patch up (preferably in that order).

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 02:43:20 +0000

Microsoft today released software patches to plug at least 129 security holes in its Windows operating systems and supported software, by some accounts a record number of fixes in one go for the software giant. None of the bugs addressed this month are known to have been exploited or detailed prior to today, but there are a few vulnerabilities that deserve special attention — particularly for enterprises and employees working remotely.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, May 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 21:16:38 +0000

Microsoft today issued software updates to plug at least 111 security holes in Windows and Windows-based programs. None of the vulnerabilities were labeled as being publicly exploited or detailed prior to today, but as always if you’re running Windows on any of your machines it’s time once again to prepare to get your patches on.

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