We use cookies and other similar technologies (Cookies) to enhance your experience and to provide you with relevant content and ads. By using our website, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies. You can change your settings at any time. Cookie Policy.

Recently in Patches Category

Microsoft announced that it will release at least a dozen patch bundles this next patch Tuesday to plug various vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system and other software. This batch of patches could end up breaking a record for the... Read More..
Categories:

Update Update Update!!!

user-pic
Vote 0 Votes
As proof that IT pros must update often and on-time, and many still don't, a certain patch that Symantec issued seven months ago for a vulnerability in their antivirus software is still being actively exploited throughout cyberspace. That means that... Read More..
Categories: , ,

Like anyone, I get tired of turning on the evening news and always hearing about this or that horror, and in terms of blogging about security, quite frankly I am tired of all the stories about how hackers have made... Read More..
Categories: ,

In it’s first monthly scheduled Patch Tuesday of 2007, Microsoft issued patches for 10 security flaws which fixed vulnerabilities in Excel, Outlook and Windows. 3 of the patches were deemed critical, in that they would allow bot herders to take... Read More..
Categories:

Microsoft is looking into a vulnerability in MS Word that could allow a hacker to gain control of a PC or Mac just from opening a malicious Word file attached to an email. According to this Microsoft advisory, so far... Read More..
Categories: , ,

Apple released 31 patches yesterday for exploitable flaws in the Mac OS X operating system. The free updates can be downloaded using OS X’s software update feature, or directly from Apple. Brain Kreb’s Security Fix reported that the first patch... Read More..
Categories: ,

MS Patch Tuesday Wrap-Up

user-pic
Vote 0 Votes
Yesterday, Microsoft issued patches to correct nine vulnerabilities in the Windows operating systems and Internet Explorer as well as other software. 3 of the patches fixed security holes in Internet Explorer that could install malware onto a computer just by... Read More..
Categories: ,

Mozilla Fixes Flaws

user-pic
Vote 0 Votes
Mozilla has patched flaws in Firefox, Seamonkey and Thunderbird that hackers could use to bypass security restrictions, crash computers and run malware on machines. It is important to note, though, that these flaws do not affect the recently launched Firefox... Read More..
Categories: ,

With a week for DBAs to get accustomed to Oracle’s October patch update and revamped bulletin, so far the reviews have been mixed. In its most recent quarterly update, Oracle fixed 101 security flaws and included an updated bulletin that... Read More..
Categories: ,

Patches are now available to plug the security flaws found in the Bluetooth communications software that can give hackers the ability to compromise certain machines. Bluetooth technology allows computers to exhange information wirelessly over short distances (typically between 10 to... Read More..
Categories: , , ,

Peter Schooff's blog is a daily look at what's going on in the world of computer security with an emphasis on how it affects businesses.

Peter Schooff

Peter Schooff is Contributing Editor at ebizQ, and manager of the ebizQ Forum. Contact him at pschooff@techtarget.com

Recently Commented On

Monthly Archives

Blogs

ADVERTISEMENT