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Apple Ends Support for QuickTime for Windows

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Apple has ended support for QuickTime 7 for Windows, which means that the company will no longer provide security updates for the Windows version of QuickTime 7. Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

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Microsoft released five critical updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, and Office, as well as a critical update to protect Windows systems from a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Continue reading

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Zero-Day Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Posted on by tzuchinc

Adobe recently released a security advisory to address a zero-day vulnerability affecting Flash Player. (Zero-day vulnerabilities are those that exploit previously unknown vulnerabilities and for which there is no available patch.) If successfully exploited, this vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control … Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

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Microsoft released six critical updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, and Edge. These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Continue reading

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Support Ended for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10

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Microsoft has ended support for Internet Explorer (IE) versions 8, 9, and 10 as of January 12, 2016. ITS recommends that users of IE 8, 9, or 10 upgrade to a newer web browser. Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

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Microsoft recently released six critical updates for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Edge, Silverlight, Exchange, and more. These updates correct vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution and memory corruption, as well as allow malicious users to bypass Windows security features. Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

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Microsoft: On August 11, Microsoft released its August 2015 Security Bulletin, which included a number of security and operating system updates, including critical updates for Internet Explorer, Office, Edge, and more. For more information on these updates, see Microsoft’s Security Bulletin page. Apple: On August … Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

Posted on by mbordas

Microsoft: This week, Microsoft released a critical security update to address a zero-day vulnerability in Windows that could allow a malicious user to take over an exploited computer. This update comes a week after the company released its July 2015 Security … Continue reading

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Security Update for Adobe Flash Player

Posted on by mbordas

Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player. This update addresses a recently disclosed zero-day vulnerability that could result in system crashes and remote code execution. To update to the newest version of Flash Player, visit the Adobe downloads site at get.adobe.com/flashplayer. For more information about this vulnerability, see … Continue reading

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Kerberos KDC Flaw Requires Microsoft Out-of-Band Patch

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BACKGROUND Hackers have bypassed Microsoft’s previous security patch to address the Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) remote code execution flaw resulting in the company issuing an out-of-band patch this week. IMPACT The vulnerability could allow remote elevation of privilege in … Continue reading

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