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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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Apple Releases OSX 10.9 Mavericks

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Apple this week released a major upgrade to its desktop operating system. OSX version 10.9, or Mavericks, includes a number of new and updated features, performance improvements, and security fixes. To learn more about the new features in Mavericks, visit www.apple.com/osx/whats-new/features.html. … Continue reading

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Oracle Updates for October 2013

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Oracle yesterday released its Critical Patch Update for October 2013. The update includes 127 security fixes for more than a dozen products, including fifty-one fixes for Java. Apple also released an update to its supported version of Java.

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Another Reason to Upgrade from Windows XP

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ITS highly recommends that users of Windows XP upgrade to a more recent version of the operating system before its end of support date on April 8, 2014. If you are still using the Windows XP operating system, there are … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for August 2013

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On Patch Tuesday for August 2013, Microsoft released eight security bulletins, three of which are considered critical. The critical bulletins include a cumulative security update for all supported versions of Internet Explorer and fixes for vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server … 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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Java Updates for June 2013

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Oracle this week released security updates that address some 40 vulnerabilities in its Java software, 37 of which can be exploited remotely without access to a user’s login name or password.  For more information, see the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch … 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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Apple OSX and Safari Updates

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Apple released security updates for the Safari browser and currently supported versions of its operating system, OSX 10.8, 10.7, and 10.6.  (Users of OSX 10.5 and earlier should consider upgrading to a more recent version to continue receiving security updates.) … Continue reading

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Security Updates for iTunes

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Apple released the latest version of iTunes (11.0.3) today, which includes a number of important security fixes.  The update addresses one vulnerability in the Apple OSX version, and forty-one vulnerabilities in the Windows version.  For more information, see About the security … Continue reading

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