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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