October is here already and should be an interesting lineup of updates coming in the next few weeks. There are also some things you need to know about servicing model changes from Microsoft and on distribution changes for Adobe Flash. Oracle is also going to be dropping their quarterly CPU this mon
I have read a number of speculative articles recently, discussing the number of bulletins and vulnerabilities released\resolved by Microsoft. Was it due to the introduction of Windows 10, Edge and several other product releases this year? I am going to say no. Let's expand out past looking at just M
Patch Tuesday + 8. It was a large one this month. Initially there were four Critical updates from Microsoft, but a fifth Critical released on July 20th as an out of band. MS15-078 was discovered in the 400GBs of data from the Hacking Team breach. The fact that the data was part of the breach mea
We are at Patch Tuesday + 8 days and many of you are probably well in to your third round of patching machines or farther along. Here is a recap of Patch Tuesday highlights and some things to watch out for: Two Critical updates - MS15-056 and MS15-057 Two public disclosures - MS15-056 (CVE-2015-17
Patch Tuesday excitement is building. There is at least one known Flash vulnerability being exploited in the wild and one Microsoft vulnerability that has been publicly disclosed this month. Microsoft has released 11 security bulletins this month, four of which are Critical, bringing the total to 42
It is February and already we have seen some excitement so far this year. Between Microsoft dissolving the ANS (Advanced Notification Service), to Google’s Project Zero team rigidly adhering to their 90-day disclosure policy (disclosing a Windows vulnerability days before the January Bulletin releas
So far we have four bulletins announced for September 2014, one Critical and three Important. Back in August Microsoft put a hard deadline on implementing the Update 1 (KB2919355) for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2, making it so users need to install Update 1 in order to keep their systems updated.