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  • Microsoft, Adobe unleash flood of security updates

    Today is Patch Tuesday again. The ninth of the year already. Microsoft has released five new security bulletins, and Adobe has joined the party with some security patching of its own today. With all of the vulnerabilities and updates, though, you need to take a step back to prioritize and figure out which patches are most urgent.

    Written by Tony Bradley14 Sept. 11 05:45
  • Microsoft unleashes critical update for Windows Server

    Today is Patch Tuesday, and Microsoft is taking it easy on IT admins with a meager two security bulletins this month. But, don't let the small number of updates lull you into a false sense of security. They may be few, but the patches this month are still crucial for network and computer security.

    Written by Tony Bradley11 May 11 05:02
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is ready for download

    Bug fixes and security patches don't make for the most exciting Windows update, but they're the high points of Windows 7 Service Pack 1, now widely available for download.

    Written by Jared Newman23 Feb. 11 07:32
  • Preview: Microsoft Patch Tuesday for February

    In January, Microsoft only released two security bulletins, but even at the time it was common knowledge that a number of known vulnerabilities were not yet addressed. In February, Microsoft is apparently catching up on patches for outstanding zero-day threats and then some--with a total of 12 new security bulletins.

    Written by Tony Bradley04 Feb. 11 07:16
  • Patch software with free Secunia PSI

    One of the biggest security threats out there doesn't come from malicious hackers or online identity thieves. It actually comes from you, the innocent PC user and your out-of-date software. But you can put an end to that threat with the free Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI), which identifies and helps patch the problematic programs you may be running.

    Written by Liane Cassavoy28 Jan. 11 05:40
  • iOS 4.2 includes massive security update for iPad and iPhone

    Apple has finally released the highly-anticipated iOS 4.2. While the attention around iOS 4.2 has been focused on the enhancements and new features -- particularly for the iPad, the update also fixes more than 80 vulnerabilities in the iPhone, iPod, and iPad.

    Written by Tony Bradley24 Nov. 10 04:15
  • IE zero-day doesn't make the cut for patch Tuesday

    Microsoft published its advanced notification for next week's Patch Tuesday. The good news for the November updates is that there are will only be three security bulletins -- a relatively calm month following a record-breaking October. The bad news is that the recently discovered IE zero-day is not one of the vulnerabilities being fixed.

    Written by Tony Bradley06 Nov. 10 05:24
  • Adobe patches security holes in RoboHelp, InDesign

    Adobe released two new security updates today. The patches for Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe InDesign are both rated Important, and Adobe recommends that affected users apply the necessary updates as soon as possible.

    Written by Tony Bradley19 Oct. 10 06:24
  • Protect your PC with critical Adobe patches

    Adobe released a handful of patches this week to address serious security vulnerabilities. The most relevant update for the vast majority of users is the patch for Adobe Flash Player, but IT admins should also be aware of the updates for ColdFusion and Flash Media Server.

    Written by Tony Bradley14 Aug. 10 05:36
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