Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management
- October 11, 2017
Microsoft's practice of automatic Windows 10 patching could be uncovering vulnerabilities in older systems that can be exploited by attackers, Google researchers said.
- August 09, 2017
Microsoft's August 2017 Patch Tuesday brought the first Windows 10 Linux subsystem patches, just as a new version of the Linux subsystem is released for Windows Server.
- July 12, 2017
Client-side security takes the forefront in Microsoft's July 2017 Patch Tuesday, which includes a fix for legacy Windows NTLM authentication processes.
- June 14, 2017
Microsoft's June 2017 Patch Tuesday saw another set of Windows XP fixes released in order to secure systems against leaked NSA cyberweapons.
- June 08, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Shadow Brokers' monthly service for zero-day exploits and how it may affect enterprise security efforts.
- June 08, 2017
The EternalBlue exploit behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks has been successfully ported to an older version of Windows 10, but newer versions of the OS are protected.
- May 26, 2017
A widespread Samba vulnerability has raised the possibility of attacks similar to WannaCry hitting Linux and Unix systems, but mitigation options are available.
- May 25, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss Microsoft's sharp criticism of the NSA over the EternalBlue Windows vulnerability and WannaCry ransomware.
- May 23, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors look at the devastation caused by the WannaCry ransomware worm and discuss how it could have been prevented.
- May 18, 2017
Between patch delays and NSA disclosure issues, experts said the vulnerability remediation for WannaCry was poorly handled and caused more damage.
- May 15, 2017
Microsoft responds to WannaCry ransomware with an MS17-010 patch for legacy systems as new ransomware variants spread to more countries around the globe.
- May 12, 2017
News roundup: A Cisco vulnerability disclosed in the Vault 7 dump finally has a patch. Plus, Google's fuzzing bot finds over 1,000 bugs in five months, Comey dismissed and more.
- May 11, 2017
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at how a simple tweet about a Windows bug from Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy sparked a debate about vulnerability disclosure.
- May 10, 2017
Microsoft's May 2017 Patch Tuesday fixed multiple Windows zero-day vulnerabilities, two of which have reportedly been exploited by groups linked to Russia.
- May 09, 2017
The evening before Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released an emergency out-of-band patch for a dangerous Windows flaw teased by the Google Project Zero team just days earlier.