Microsoft has released June Patch Tuesday, security updates with a total release of 130 vulnerabilities in the family of Windows operating systems and related products. This is the highest number of CVE’s Microsoft has reported in a single month. In which, 11 are classified as Critical with Remote Code Execution(RCE) whereas 118 are reported as […]

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  Microsoft disclosed details of a critical wormable flaw in SMBv3. This flaw can be used by attackers to deliver wormable malware to targets which could spread across the network and infect other machines within no time. Server Message Block(SMB) is an important network protocol that is used for sharing access to files, printers, serial […]

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RobbinHood is a relatively new ransomware that was first spotted in April 2018. A distinct feature of this ransomware is that it targets every computer individually and does not encrypt other computers via connected shares. RobbinHood claims to delete all the information related to an infected computer including the IP address, Encryption keys, etc. once […]

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Microsoft has released January Patch Tuesday security updates today, fixing 49 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in the family of Windows operating systems and related products which includes Windows, Office, Office Services and Web Apps, Internet Explorer, .NET Core, ASP.NET, .NET Framework, OneDrive for Android, and Microsoft Dynamics. Out of these, 8 are classified as […]

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Microsoft publicizes November Patch Tuesday security updates today, fixing 74 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in the family of Windows operating systems and related products. Out of these, 13 are classified as “Critical” and 61 as “Important”. Amongst the 13 Critical vulnerabilities, there is one vulnerability in Internet Explorer which is under the radar of […]

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Bluekeep is an exploit not unheard of. But, it is only in the recent times that an active exploitation of BlueKeep vulnerability has hit the headlines. Tracked as CVE-2019-0708, BlueKeep is a critical wormable remote code execution flaw in Remote Desktop Services patched by Microsoft in May 2019 Patch Tuesday Updates. Over 724,000 systems worldwide […]

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Today, Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 88 new vulnerabilities, with 21 of them rated critical, 66 are rated Important and 1 is listed as Moderate in severity. These vulnerabilities impact Servicing Stack Updates, Windows Kernel, […]

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Microsoft released its monthly set of security updates to address the vulnerabilities in its products today. There are 39 vulnerabilities listed with 9 rated critical and 30 rated important in severity. These updates have addressed the issues in Adobe Flash Player, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, ChakraCore, .NET Framework, etc. Zero-day attacks Two […]

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January 2018 saw the rise of Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities concerning speculative execution side channels. A subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerability, termed as Speculative Store Bypass (SSB) was announced by Microsoft in collaboration with Google researchers, and was assigned CVE-2018-3639. While Microsoft released several updates as a fix to this vulnerability, some additional measures […]

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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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