Trend Micro - Security IntelligenceThis month’s Patch Tuesday features eight bulletins, the most number of bulletins released for the year so far. Out of the eight bulletins, two are rated as ‘critical’ and the remaining, ‘important.’ While Microsoft may have released an out-of-band update for Windows XP to address a (then) zero-day vulnerability, updates for that OS are noticeably […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend MicroMay 2014 Patch Tuesday Rolls Out 8 Bulletins
TrendLabs - Malware BlogThis month’s Patch Tuesday features eight bulletins, the most number of bulletins released for the year so far. Out of the eight bulletins, two are rated as ‘critical’ and the remaining, ‘important.’ While Microsoft may have released an out-of-band update for Windows XP to address a (then) zero-day vulnerability, updates for that OS are noticeably […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend MicroMay 2014 Patch Tuesday Rolls Out 8 Bulletins
Sophos - Naked SecurityPatch Tuesday updates from both Microsoft and Adobe are out.
There aren't any huge surprises this month, but both companies have critical patches for remote code execution holes...
Krebs on SecurityAdobe and Microsoft today each released software updates to plug dangerous security holes in their products. Adobe pushed patches to fix holes in Adobe Acrobat/Reader as well as Flash Player. Microsoft issued eight update bundles to nix at least 13 security vulnerabilities in Windows and software that runs on top of the operating system.
Graham CluleyThe terribly nice guys at UK security company FourSys are running an exclusive, invite-only, all expenses paid, two day security conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland next month.
If you're a senior IT decision-maker, you may well want to read on...
Symantec Security Response BlogsHello, welcome to this month's blog on the Microsoft patch release. This month the vendor is releasing eight bulletins covering a total of 13 vulnerabilities. Three of this month's issues are rated ’Critical’.
As always, customers are advised to follow these security best practices:
Graham CluleySo this is it. The big one. We’ve had false starts before, but this time Microsoft really *are* going to tell the world about security vulnerabilities in Windows and *not* patch them in XP.
Learn more in my article for Lumension's Optimal Security blog.
Graham CluleyFacebook users are spreading a message across the social network, claiming that Bill Gates will cough up $5000 if you share a photograph of him.
Obviously it's nonsense - but approximately half a million Facebook users fell for the hoax.
Sophos - Naked SecurityIt's supposed to be fixed soon, but in the meantime, trolls' favorite targets are once again suffering the typical onslaught. On the plus side, Twitter on Monday also said it would be offering a "mute" function - the same thing it tried to do in December, but this time around, it seems to be doing it right.
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.