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October Patch Tuesday 2017

Halloween might be just around the corner, but this Patch Tuesday wasn’t scary and we didn’t see Microsoft play any tricks. In fact, we were given a special treat! Microsoft resolved a total of 62 unique vulnerabilities, down nearly 20% from the 76 unique vulnerabilities resolved last month. There w

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Patch Tuesday Forecast for October 2017

Hurricanes hammered the United States last month and cyberattacks continue to rain down throughout the world.  The EternalBlue v1SMB vulnerability continues to be a focus of attacks.  Recent announcements include the introduction of a banking system Trojan in Europe and Japan, and a complex hotel re

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A New Year Signals the End of Patch Tuesday as We Know It

The big news in today’s January Patch Tuesday is that this release marks the end of the 12-year Patch Tuesday update cycle as we know it. Last month, Microsoft announced impending changes to their security update process, which is set to begin in February. Before jumping into more detail on what the

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November Patch Tuesday: Election Style

November Patch Tuesday is forced to share the spotlight this month. It’s Election Day in the U.S. and likely on the minds of most people. However, Microsoft also released14 security updates today, 6 of which are rated critical. Thankfully, there is just one active exploit on an older version of Wi

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10 Bulletins Address Exploits on Oct Patch Tuesday

Cyber criminals have plenty of opportunity this month with 5 vulnerabilities now under active exploit, 2 of which are shared. Microsoft has released 10 bulletins this October Patch Tuesday to address those and other vulnerabilities found in both current and old code. Quick response will be of partic

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14 Bulletins for September Patch Tuesday

The lazy days of summer are definitely over as Microsoft released 14 bulletins in today’s September Patch Tuesday. There are 7 updates rated critical so it is time to get to work. The bulletins also include an update for Adobe Flash Player that’s important for most Windows users to address so all in

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