Windows Security Alerts Updates and Best Practices
- November 18, 2014
Originally scheduled by Microsoft as part of its November Patch Tuesday release, the out-of-band patch resolves a serious security vulnerability in Kerberos.
- November 11, 2014
The zero-day patch was one of four critical bulletins Microsoft delivered as part of its largest Patch Tuesday release of 2014; a fifth critical bulletin was dropped at the last moment.
- August 12, 2014
Beyond the usual slew of IE security patches, Microsoft's August 2014 Patch Tuesday made a couple of moves to improve the security of its browser.
- August 06, 2014
EMET 5.0, the latest version of Microsoft's zero-day prevention tool, includes several new features, most notably improved ways to block plug-ins like Flash and Java.
- July 08, 2014
Microsoft's July 2014 Patch Tuesday release addressed two dozen flaws in Internet Explorer. Adobe also provided a critical update for Flash.
- June 10, 2014
June's patches fix an Internet Explorer 8 issue that Microsoft said was never exploited in the wild. Plus: Adobe issues a critical Flash Player patch.
- May 21, 2014
Though notified of the IE zero day months ago, Microsoft failed to address the vulnerability before it was made public.
- May 13, 2014
Microsoft's May 2014 Patch Tuesday features two critical security updates, including another fix for its beleaguered Internet Explorer browser.
- May 01, 2014
Microsoft's out-of-band patch for the 'use-after-free' IE zero day offered a fix for Windows XP, which is now being actively targeted.
- April 28, 2014
The IE zero-day, first spotted by FireEye, is being actively exploited in the wild. US-CERT recommends avoiding IE until a fix is released.