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Patching in Review – Week 16 of 2019

It’s hard to believe it has only been one week since Patch Tuesday in wake of the numerous conflicts found with specific antivirus titles that we detailed in last week’s post. Right after Patch Tuesday, a new vulnerability was disclosed where an attacker can gain file read permissions to exfiltrate

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Patching in Review – Week 15 of 2019

Another month, another patch week down! While we’ve covered the released patches within our monthly post, be sure to look at Microsoft’s known issues for the operating systems in your environment. Here are some quick links below: Windows 10 / Server 2019 / Server 2016 Windows 8.1 / Server 2012 R

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Patching in Review – Week 14 of 2019

With Patch Tuesday on the horizon, don’t forget to register for our webinar to get the latest news and detailed analysis after the release. Browser exploits are the name of the game this week with Proof of Concepts released for Internet Explorer, Edge and Chrome this week. TheHackerNews has an arti

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Patching in Review – Week 13 of 2019

As we find ourselves in between Patch Tuesdays, our third-party vendors have kept this week interesting with both Mozilla and Apple releasing critical security updates to respective software. The highlight in security news this week surrounds a supply-chain attack in ASUS’s updater software. Dubbed

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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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