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November Patch Tuesday 2018

I can’t believe it is November already. My wife is a Christmas fanatic, which likely has a little to do with being born on December 24th. Well she already found a radio station that switched to Christmas music. I have not been out to any stores in the past two weeks, but I am just as certain that Ch

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Patching in Review – Week 45

We find ourselves in the shadow of another Patch Tuesday, but not without an avalanche of new vulnerabilities and updates! Don’t forget to register for our November Patch Tuesday webinar to get in-depth information around what drops next week. According to Digital Trends, researchers have discovere

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Patching in Review – Week 44

We still have one more week before another Patch Tuesday, but that does not stop security researchers from finding more exploits to our everyday software. According to TheRegister, researchers at Cymulate have found an exploit within Microsoft Word that would allow an attacker to run code through us

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Patching in Review – Week 43

With Halloween on the horizon, this week would not be complete without a good spooky story, and fortunately the internet delivered!  Nearly two months ago we covered a security researcher named SandboxEscaper that released exploit code around the Windows ALPC vulnerability. On Tuesday, the same res

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Patching in Review – Week 42

With security releases from Oracle, Google, and Wireshark, with a total of 45 CVEs, this week after Patch Tuesday is not to be ignored. In the news, a vulnerability was found today in a common media streaming library that’s consumed by popular media players such as VLC and Mplayer. TheHackerNews de

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October Patch Tuesday 2018

Microsoft has given us a ‘Fall Break’ this October with a very light set of updates. We have one zero-day vulnerability and one publicly disclosed vulnerability and NO security updates for Adobe Flash this month... a break indeed! The zero-day vulnerability is CVE-2018-8453. This vulnerability exis

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Patching in Review – Week 40

For this week of the month, you usually find me talking about the “calm before the storm.” This is not one of those months. Between new security releases from Adobe and Mozilla as well as a quiet re-release from Microsoft, it has been far from calm. Before we get onto the highlights of the week, Bl

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Patching in Review – Week 39

Good news, everyone! The world of security is alive and well with new vulnerabilities remediated every day. Alongside two security releases this week, Microsoft has re-released two of their mid-month non-security patches. Dark Reading published an article this week covering a new rootkit type found

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