Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management
- May 15, 2019
Two years after the initial wave of WannaCry attacks, security researchers said the ransomware continues to spread to vulnerable devices even though it's not encrypting data.
- May 06, 2019
Cisco released a patch for a critical vulnerability in Nexus 9000 switches that could allow a remote attacker to gain root access because of the use of a default SSH key pair.
- May 01, 2019
A new DHS directive placed new deadlines on patching critical vulnerabilities for federal agencies and experts are divided on whether the timelines are reasonable and realistic.
- February 15, 2019
Google this week attributed security improvements in Google Play to both automated processes and human reviewers. The improvements include stopping bad apps from being published.
- February 08, 2019
New bug fix releases for both iOS and macOS include the anticipated FaceTime patch for the serious eavesdropping flaw in group chats as well as fixes for two iOS zero-days.
- December 21, 2018
News roundup: Microsoft issues an emergency patch for an Internet Explorer bug exploited in the wild. Plus, authorities indict three individuals for 'stresser' services, and more.
- November 12, 2018
Researchers discover major manufacturers poorly implemented SSD encryption, allowing easy access to data, and Microsoft BitLocker made the issue worse.
- October 26, 2018
The vendor requirements for Android are a strange and mysterious thing but a new leak claims Google has added language to force manufacturers to push more regular Android security updates. ...
- September 18, 2018
Unpatched systems are still being targeted by the WannaMine cryptojacker, despite warnings and global cyberattacks using the EternalBlue exploit leaked from the NSA.
- September 12, 2018
Microsoft's September 2018 Patch Tuesday release included a fix for the Windows ALPC vulnerability that was exploited in the wild for about two weeks before being patched.
- July 20, 2018
News roundup: Critical Cisco vulnerabilities in Policy Suite products were patched this week. Plus, Venmo's API is set to public, exposing a trove of customer data, and more.
- June 14, 2018
Microsoft's unspoken patch management policy has been codified in the new Security Servicing Commitment, which outlines what flaws will be patched monthly and which will be in Windows updates.
- June 13, 2018
A Windows DNS patch for both desktops and servers headlines Microsoft's June 2018 Patch Tuesday, but the release also includes mitigations for Spectre v4 and more.
- June 01, 2018
A Yokogawa Stardom vulnerability leaves industrial control systems in critical infrastructure around the world at risk because of hardcoded credentials in the software.
- May 09, 2018
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for May includes fixes for two zero-day vulnerabilities under attack, including an Internet Explorer exploit known as Double Kill.