Security Patch Management
- October 01, 2015
A new study has found that although flaws are most likely to be exploited within 60 days of discovery, companies can take between 100 and 120 days for vulnerability remediation.
- September 08, 2015
Microsoft's September 2015 Patch Tuesday is available now and includes five critical bulletins, two of which tackle remote code execution flaws affecting Microsoft Office.
- August 19, 2015
One week after Patch Tuesday, an out-of-band Microsoft security patch is available for a critical flaw in Internet Explorer that affects all supported versions of Windows and Windows Server.
- August 11, 2015
Microsoft's August 2015 Patch Tuesday may not be as packed with danger as a typical release, according to one expert, but does include critical bulletins for Microsoft Office and even one for the new Edge browser.
- August 07, 2015
News roundup: ICANN confirmed its members' credentials were stolen Wednesday, forcing the nonprofit to enforce a site-wide password reset. Plus: VPN provider being used for APTs; Thunderstrike strikes again; Windows 10 security in its first week.
- July 24, 2015
HP's Zero Day Initiative has disclosed four critical vulnerabilities found in Internet Explorer that could lead to remote code execution, but mistakenly labeled them as affecting Windows desktop rather than Windows Phone.
- July 21, 2015
A Windows zero-day affecting a wide swath of Microsoft products has been found in the Hacking Team data leak, so Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch to fix the vulnerability.
- July 15, 2015
Researchers discovered two more vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash player stemming from the breach of Italian surveillance software vendor Hacking Team.
- July 14, 2015
July 2015's Patch Tuesday shows both Microsoft and Adobe working fast to patch four Hacking Team zero-day vulnerabilities exposed in the past week.
- July 14, 2015
The Windows Server 2003 end of life is upon us and many organizations still haven't made the upgrades or security remediations necessary to mitigate the coming risks.
- July 10, 2015
News roundup: Despite the benefits of encryption, FBI Director James Comey says it inhibits legal investigations. It's up to tech companies to help. Plus, read about major "computer glitches," Kali 2.0 and more.
- July 08, 2015
Adobe patches a Flash zero-day vulnerability found as part of the massive data breach of Hacking Team. Experts recommend speedy remediation as the flaw has been added to multiple exploit kits.
- July 07, 2015
The OpenSSL project team will release a critical patch on Thursday and experts warn admins that the upgrade process could take days or weeks to complete.
- June 26, 2015
New roundup: Sometimes the least of threats -- such as click fraud -- can end up being the bigger issues -- like ransomware. Plus: U.S. Navy won't let go of XP; U.S./China cyber code of conduct; and more!
- June 23, 2015
Adobe releases an emergency Flash Player patch for a zero-day flaw said to be used in a Chinese hacker group's phishing scheme.