Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management
- May 05, 2011
Microsoft will revamp its Exploitability Index this month when it issues Patch Tuesday bulletins addressing flaws in Microsoft Windows and Office PowerPoint.
- April 12, 2011
Microsoft’s 17 bulletins repair a record 64 vulnerabilities, including four Internet Explorer flaws and several Server Message Block errors.
- April 11, 2011
Cybercriminals are actively targeting a Flash zero-day vulnerability that could cause a crash and enable an attacker to gain complete control of an affected system.
- April 07, 2011
The software giant will release a record number of patches April 12.
- March 14, 2011
A critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player is being targeted in attacks using Microsoft Excel files embedded with malicious Flash files.
- March 08, 2011
Microsoft issued three bulletins, one critical, repairing a DLL preloading issue affecting Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.
- March 03, 2011
One critical and two important security bulletins are expected for Microsoft's Patch Tuesday.
- February 24, 2011
A Microsoft security advisory alerts users that an automatic update will repair a flaw in the Malware Protection Engine used across all of its antimalware products.
- February 09, 2011
Adobe addressed more than a dozen vulnerabilities in Flash Player and more than two dozen holes in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
- February 08, 2011
Critical updates fix several serious vulnerabilities that are being targeted by attackers in the wild.
- February 03, 2011
In its advance notification, Microsoft said it would issue 12 bulletins, three critical, addressing holes in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Visual Studio and IIS.
- December 09, 2010
The software giant's last batch of scheduled fixes for 2010 is a "doozy" that will address critical remote code-execution flaws in Windows and IE.
- December 07, 2010
Survey finds some enterprises are overburdened with compliance issues and are using piecemeal patch testing and deployment processes.
- October 12, 2010
Huge update from Microsoft includes critical patches for Internet Explorer and fixes a flaw exploited by Stuxnet.
- September 23, 2010
Senior site editor Eric B. Parizo chides the grizzled security vets who are tired of news coverage about monthly and quarterly patches. Instead, he says, they should realize how critical it is.