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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