security patches

Pierluigi Paganini January 23, 2019
0patch releases unofficial security patches for 3 Windows flaws yet to be fixed

Researchers from 0patch, a community of experts that aims at addressing software flaws, released unofficial patches for three Windows vulnerabilities that Microsoft has yet to be fixed. The list of vulnerabilities addressed by 0patch include a denial-of-service (DoS) bug, a file read issue, and a code execution flaw. “While we’re busy ironing out the wrinkles before […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2019
First Google security patches for Android in 2019 fix a critical flaw

Google released its security patches for Android in 2019 that addressed tens of vulnerabilities in the popular mobile OS. Google released the first batch of security patches for Android in 2019 that addressed tens of flaws, the most severe of them is the CVE-2018-9583 issue. The CVE-2018-9583 flaw is a critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2018
Over the weekend Microsoft rolled out out-of-band updates to disable mitigations for Spectre v2 attacks

Over the weekend, Microsoft rolled out out-of-band updates to disable mitigations for one of the Spectre attack variants because they can cause systems to become unstable. The situation is becoming embarrassing! Just after the release of the Meltdown and Spectre security updates Intel excluded any problems for their deployments citing testing activities of conducted by other tech […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 13, 2016
Adobe patches multiple flaws including a Flash Zero-Day exploited in the wild

Adobe issued security patches that address multiple flaws in 9 products, including fixes for zero-day vulnerabilities that has been exploited in the wild. Adobe has issued security updates to fix vulnerabilities in nine products, including patches for zero-day flaws that has been exploited in targeted attacks. The version of Flash Player addresses 17 vulnerabilities, some of them can […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 14, 2016
Apply the security updates issued by Adobe and Microsoft asap

Are you still using Adobe Flash Player? Are you browsing the web with IE or Edge? Does your company use an Exchange Server? Apply security updates asap! It’s time to patch your systems, especially if you have installed Adobe Flash Player. Adobe has released Security updates to fix critical Flash vulnerabilities that affect any OS (Windows, Mac, […]