Unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer exploited in the wild

Barely a week after Patch Tuesday, internet security company Qihoo 360 has discovered yet another vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE), this time due to a remote code execution vulnerability in the jscript.dll scripting engine. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2020-0674, is …

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50 vulnerabilities patched in January 2020 Patch Tuesday 

The first Patch Tuesday of the decade has arrived with a bang. There’s been a lot of buzz regarding essential updates that were set to be released this January, and sure enough, the vendors have delivered! We’ve consolidated all the …

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Phishing hoax following the Windows 10 feature pack roll out

Hackers using trending events to manipulate end-users into falling for cyberattacks is nothing new. So when Windows rolled-out its Vanadium 1909 feature pack update, it was only a matter of time before this was leveraged by cybercriminals to launch phishing …

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Patch Manager Plus Cloud goes Mac friendly !

Patch Manager Plus cloud supports MacOS

From operating within a garage to becoming the world’s most valuable brand with a net worth of over $206 billion, Apple has established itself in consumer electronics. With the birth of the Macintosh OS, or the MacOS as it is …

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WSUS: The outdated way of staying updated?

PMP as an alternative to WSUS

WSUS (Windows Server Update Service) is an add-on provided by Microsoft for patching Windows applications. Along with being free, the basic functionalities that WSUS provides makes it an easy choice for major SMBs. However, in reality, WSUS falls short in …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday July 2019: Six publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, two zero-day flaws

The much awaited Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 are here. If you’re a sysadmin, you probably know what this means for you: a week full of testing and deploying updates and troubleshooting patch failures, and then another week …

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Intel processors affected by ZombieLoad, a new side-channel attack

ZombieLoad vulnerability

Remember Meltdown and Spectre from last year? Well here comes ZombieLoad, a new side-channel vulnerability that targets the speculative execution portion of several Intel CPUs the same way Spectre does. Microsoft, Apple, and Google have all released temporary patches to …

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BlueKeep ‘wormable’ vulnerability – the next WannaCry? Patches released for Windows Remote Desktop Protocol for Windows 7, XP, and 2003

Another month, another Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft. But this Patch Tuesday is more serious than most, because Microsoft has patched a highly critical vulnerability. “How critical?” you ask? WannaCry-level critical.

Patch Tuesday updates for May came with fixes for …

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A year of Meltdown and Spectre: Questions that still remain

It was the summer of 2017 when two of the most devastating ransomware variants the world has seen—WannaCry and NotPetya—broke loose, infecting more than 300,000 machines and inflicting losses totaling more than $4 billion.

By early 2018, many institutions and …

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