Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityMicrosoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityMicrosoft released seven security bulletins overnight, addressing a total of 20 vulnerabilities. Only one of the bulletins is rated critical, and there are also wide-ranging non-security updates this month - only Microsoft's Mac customers miss out.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityThe first Patch Tuesday for 2013 has rolled around, and Microsoft has released seven security bulletins addressing a dozen vulnerabilities. It's also one of those months when Adobe releases updates alongside Microsoft.
Microsoft has released 17 security bulletins, making December 2010's Patch Tuesday one of the biggest ever. Two of the bulletins address vulnerabilities that are already being exploited. Unusually, Microsoft has given advance notice of a security improvement for Office 2003 and 2007 that won't be available until next year.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityAdobe has released security updates for Flash Player and AIR in response to the discovery of critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to cause crashes or potentially allow an attacker to take control of the system. One of the vulnerabilities is being actively exploited.