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Patching in Review – Week 12 of 2019

While another Patch Tuesday has come and gone, third-party vendors continue to drop security updates this week with our favorite SSH client releasing a substantial list of security fixes. Microsoft released a new patch for Windows 7 this week containing notifications suggesting users upgrade to Win

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Patching in Review – Week 11 of 2019

Happy Patch Week everyone! While we covered Patch Tuesday earlier this week, other vendors continue releasing securities and other knowledge arises from the patching community in testing. As more potential issues are discovered, please sure to look at Microsoft’s known issues for the operating syst

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Patching in Review – Week 10 of 2019

Speculative execution is back in the spotlight with old fixes and new vulnerabilities as well as a Google Chrome zero-day. Don’t forget that Patch Tuesday is next week where we have our Patch Tuesday analysis webinar! Intel is victim to yet another speculative execution vulnerability. According to

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Patching in Review – Week 9 of 2019

We are still over a week away from Patch Tuesday, yet third parties are filling the gap with numerous security releases, with a high-profile vulnerability dropping this week. In the news, IBM Security released a report covering the trends of cyberattacks detailing an interesting trend away from ran

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Patching in Review – Week 8 of 2019

It’s Patch Tuesday redux this week with a re-release from Adobe and an additional vulnerability addressed by Microsoft. Before we get to the security releases this week, WinRAR made the headlines this week with the discovery of a 19-year-old vulnerability. TheHackerNews details the vulnerability in

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Patching in Review – Week 6 of 2019

Only a few days before our favorite time of the month everyone! With Patch Tuesday around the corner, don’t forget to register for our Patch Tuesday Webinar for in-depth coverage and analysis! A remote-execution vulnerability has been disclosed for OpenOffice and LibreOffice where an attacker can r

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Patching in Review – Week 5 of 2019

This week’s theme encompasses all web browsers, with major security releases for Chrome and Firefox as well as upcoming support changes for Internet Explorer. Microsoft announced the end to Internet Explorer 10 this week, with an upcoming upgrade path for Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 systems.

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