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Patch Tuesday, January 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug 50 security holes in various flavors of Windows and related software. The patch batch includes a fix for a flaw in Windows 10 and server equivalents of this operating system that prompted an unprecedented public warning from the U.S. National Security Agency. This month also marks the end of [...]

By |2020-01-14T21:31:50-05:00January 14th, 2020|CVE-2020-0601, Johns Hopkins University, Kenneth White, Matthew Green, MongoDB, Qualys, Time to Patch, Windows 10|Comments Off on Patch Tuesday, January 2020 Edition

Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Microsoft Corp. is slated to release a software update on Tuesday to fix an extraordinarily serious security vulnerability in a core cryptographic component present in all versions of Windows. Those sources say Microsoft has quietly shipped a patch for the bug to branches of the U.S. military and to other high-value customers/targets [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:17:47-05:00January 13th, 2020|Anne Neuberger, CERT Coordination Center, CERT-CC, crypt32.dll, Microsoft, Microsoft CryptoAPI, national security agency, NSA, Patch Tuesday January 2020, Time to Patch, Will Dormann, Windows|Comments Off on Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday, December 2019 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug three dozen security holes in its Windows operating system and other software. The patches include fixes for seven critical bugs — those that can be exploited by malware or miscreants to take control over a Windows system with no help from users — as well as another flaw in [...]

By |2019-12-10T20:51:25-05:00December 10th, 2019|Microsoft Patch Tuesday December 2019, Recorded Future, Time to Patch|Comments Off on Patch Tuesday, December 2019 Edition

Patch Tuesday, November 2019 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug security holes in its software, including patches to fix at least 74 weaknesses in various flavors of Windows and programs that run on top of it. The November updates include patches for a zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer that is currently being exploited in the wild, as well as [...]

By |2019-11-12T17:04:32-05:00November 12th, 2019|adobe, CVE-2019-1429, CVE-2019-1457, Internet Explorer zero-day, macros, Microsoft, Office for Mac, Time to Patch, Windows 7 end-of-life|Comments Off on Patch Tuesday, November 2019 Edition

Patch Tuesday Lowdown, October 2019 Edition

On Tuesday Microsoft issued software updates to fix almost five dozen security problems in Windows and software designed to run on top of it. By most accounts, it’s a relatively light patch batch this month. Here’s a look at the highlights. Happily, only about 15 percent of the bugs patched this week earned Microsoft’s most [...]

By |2019-10-14T07:22:53-04:00October 14th, 2019|CVE-2019-1367, Ivanti, Latest Warnings, Remote Desktop, Security Tools, Time to Patch, Woody Leonhard|Comments Off on Patch Tuesday Lowdown, October 2019 Edition