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Adobe Flash Vulnerability Currently Being Exploited

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BACKGROUND There is a vulnerability in Adobe Flash that is being exploited in large scale attacks. The vulnerability is being tracked as CVE-2014-0569 (http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0558) on the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database. The exploit includes memory corruption vulnerabilities and an integer overflow vulnerability that … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for July 2014

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Today is Patch Tuesday for July, 2014. Microsoft released 6 bulletins, two of which are considered critical and address vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer that could result in remote code execution. For more information about this month’s updates, see … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for November 2013

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Today is Patch Tuesday for November 2013. Microsoft released eight bulletins, three of which are considered critical. The bulletins include fixes for vulnerabilities affecting Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office. For more information, see the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for July 2013

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Today is Patch Tuesday for July 2013.  Microsoft released seven security bulletins for Windows, Internet Explorer, and several other products. Six of the bulletins fix vulnerabilities that are considered critical as they could allow remote code execution on your machine. For … Continue reading

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This Week in Security

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Microsoft this week released five security bulletins, addressing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer.  Windows users can download the updates from https://update.microsoft.com or receive them automatically by turning on Automatic Updates in the Windows Control Panel. Adobe released an update to its Flash … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for May 2013

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Today is Patch Tuesday for May 2013. Microsoft released ten security bulletins addressing over thirty vulnerabilities. One critical bulletin addresses a recently discovered “zero-day” vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 and, if you are using that browser, should be installed as … Continue reading

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Adobe Updates Released

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Adobe yesterday released security updates for Flash Player, Shockwave Player, and Coldfusion.  Users of the Flash and Shockwave Players can download the latest versions at the Adobe download page.  For more information about the Coldfusion update, see Adobe’s ColdFusion hotfix … Continue reading

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This Week in Security

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Adobe released security patches for its Reader and Acrobat software to address a number of actively exploited vulnerabilities.  You can download the latest versions of these patches at the Adobe Reader download site and the Adobe Acrobat update sites for Mac and Windows. Mozilla released … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for February 2013

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Today is Microsoft’s latest Patch Tuesday, and it’s a big one.  The software company released twelve security bulletins which together address 57 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, and other products.  Five of the bulletins are considered critical, and should be … Continue reading

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This Week in Security

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The past week saw a number of  patches, updates, and alerts. Microsoft released a number of security bulletins on Patch Tuesday.   In conjunction, Adobe released updates for Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player, and issued an advisory about unpatched vulnerabilities in Coldfusion. … Continue reading

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