This November, Microsoft released monthly security patches covering total 63 vulnerabilities, with 12 of them rated critical, 47 are rated Important, one is rated Moderate and three are Low in Severity. These vulnerabilities impact Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps, ChakraCore, .NET Core, Skype for Business, […]

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Start of this new year, Meltdown and Spectre kept us busy. Today Microsoft released regular patches fixing a total of 23 vulnerabilities. Among these Microsoft rated one CVE as Critical, 20 as Important, one as Moderate and last one as Low. Microsoft also released 2 advisories for Adobe and Microsoft Office. Out of these 23 […]

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Introduction Security attacks and breaches happen routinely, costing companies millions of dollars, along with a decline in their reputation and the public’s trust in them. Attackers are constantly innovating on the different methods and paths to infiltrate networks and steal confidential information. Major data breaches occur because companies fail to patch critical vulnerabilities in time. […]

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In the last few days, we saw how “WannaCry” ransomware crippled 3 million Windows systems around 150 countries. To understand the technical details on “WannaCry”, read our previous blog. Source: securelist.comHow to protect against “WannaCry”: There are two methods, 1. Solution: Fix the vulnerability by applying patch mentioned in MS17-010 (Recommended) 2. Workaround: Disable SMBv1 Read “Protecting Against […]

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  Microsoft June 2015 Patch Tuesday bring 08 security bulletins addressing a total of 45 vulnerabilities. This month high priority fix is for Internet Explorer which alone addresses 24 out of 45 vulnerabilities. This month 2 bulletins are rated as Critical, addressing 25 vulnerabilities and 6 are rated as Important. Critical security updates addresses security […]

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MS Patch Tuesday May 2015   This May 2015 Patch Tuesday Microsoft released 13 security bulletins addressing a total of 46 vulnerabilities. This month high priority fix is for Internet Explorer which alone addresses 22 out of 46 vulnerabilities. This month 3 bulletins are rated as Critical, addressing 30 vulnerabilities and 10 are rated as […]

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  This April another big update from Microsoft, which includes 11 security bulletins addressing a total of 26 vulnerabilities. The high priority fix is for Microsoft Office addressing 5 vulnerabilities, Windows HTTP protocol stack (HTTP.sys) and Internet Explorer addressing 10 vulnerabilities. This month four bulletins are rated as Critical, addressing 17 vulnerabilities and seven are […]

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A big Patch Tuesday this month consisting of total fourteen security bulletins address total of 45 vulnerabilities. This month also high priority fix is for Internet Explorer along with Microsoft Windows, Adobe Font Driver, VBScript Scripting Engine, and Microsoft Office. Internet Explorer addresses and Adobe Font Driver address total 20 out of 45 vulnerabilities. This […]

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  In this Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released Nine security bulletins addressing a total of 56 vulnerabilities. As usual this month high priority fix is for Internet Explorer, along with Windows Kernel-Mode Driver, Windows Group Policy and Microsoft Office. Internet Explorer alone addresses 41 out of 56 vulnerabilities. This month three bulletins are rated as Critical, […]

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  Microsoft’s first Patch Tuesday of 2015 brings Eight security bulletins covering a total of eight vulnerabilities. Noticeably, high priority fix is for Windows Telnet Service which, if not fixed, can potentially allow Remote Code Execution . No updates were made available for Internet Explorer. Of the eight vulnerabilities one is rated Critical and Seven are […]

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