Patch Tuesday April 2012

Patch Tuesday April 2012 everyone's favorite day! Well, maybe not. In fact, with some in the computer field, it's right up there with April 15th - tax day. This months updates includes some from Microsoft and Adobe. Also, we've had some very concerning news in the last week for Mac users. So, what's up this month? … [Read more...]

Patch Tuesday March 2012

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Time for my review of this month's release of updates from Microsoft and others. This Patch Tuesday brings a fairly small number of updates from Microsoft and some updates from Apple. As I wrote this post, the Internet Storm Center issued a Yellow Alert! This is rare and was done to stress the importance of this Windows Update. It is important that you update now and make … [Read more...]

Patch Tuesday February 2012 Microsoft’s Valentine

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This month's Microsoft Patch Tuesday happened to be Valentine's Day. Microsoft had some important updates (they are all important but some are a bit more critical than others) but they were not alone. Adobe has an update. Java has an update. Finally, some important news if you have a smartphone or an iPad - which it seems nearly everyone does nowadays. *Update - while writing … [Read more...]

Patch Tuesday June 2011

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Yep, it's time for Microsoft's official monthly release of updates and patches to protect your computer from malware. However, there are some updates that may be more important than the Windows update. Adobe also released updates to several products and as these updates are needed to stop some current malware on the internet infecting computers, I'll be covering those first. … [Read more...]