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June Patch Tuesday 2016

I am chilling up in Daresbury, UK this Patch Tuesday, so instead of working through lunch I am working through dinner. ROOM SERVICE! There are two not so very surprising events this evening. First, it is raining in the UK. Second, Adobe Flash Player has a zero day! Like I said, no surprises. CVE-20

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Flash Zero Day Closure, or maybe not...

[tweetthis]#FlashPlayer #ZeroDay @MicrosoftSecurity rereleases MS16-064 include CVE-2016-4117 @shavlikprotect[/tweetthis] It was a confusing week for those tracking the Adobe Flash Player update.  Let me summarize what happened and what may still be lingering. Flash Player did announce an Advisory o

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April Patch Tuesday 2016

April's Patch Tuesday is looking and sounding like a spring weather forecast.  The forecast is calling for rain, but it turned out to be partly cloudy.  There has been some mixed feelings about a newly announced vulnerability, or vulnerabilities as it were, in Samba. Badlock is a vulnerability recen

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January Patch Tuesday 2016: Windows Updates

January 2016 is going to be anything but boring. Microsoft has a large lineup of updates. The bulletin list opens up 2016 with 10 bulletins — minus one. MS16-009 has been skipped and Microsoft went to MS16-010 instead. Is that a small joke relating to Windows 9 skipping to Windows 10? Maybe Microsof

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December Patch Tuesday 2015

December Patch Tuesday is upon us. Let's see if we have presents under the tree or coal in our stockings… Microsoft has released 12 bulletins, eight of which are Critical, resolving a total of 71 vulnerabilities. Adobe released a whopper of a Flash update resolving 78 vulnerabilities. Google Chrome

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