Patch Tuesday June 2012

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It's Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for June 2012 Last week Microsoft issued and out of band emergency update. That was done in preparation for this weeks updates. Even just after today's release, there has been an announcement of another vulnerability from Microsoft not fixed in these patches. Additionally, there are updates for Java with Apple updating Java for it's OS in a … [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 April 2011

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For Patch Tuesday April 2011 Microsoft seems to be making another record breaking attempt at releasing a large number of patches. Also, there is yet another Adobe Flash exploit out that is already in use (a 0-day exploit). First, the Microsoft updates: This month Microsoft has 17 bulletins covering 64 vulnerabilites. That's a lot! On Windows XP, I have seen up to … [Read more...]

Patch Tuesday March 2011

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It's that time of month again - time to update your computer, that is. What does Microsoft have for Patch Tuesday March 2011? Compared to some of the last few patches, this month's release of fixes by Microsoft is fairly small. Just 3-4 updates for XP with a few more in Windows 7. For those running Windows 7 there may be an extra surprise in the updates this month. … [Read more...]

Patch Tuesday January 2011

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It's the first Microsoft Patch Tuesday for 2011! Yippee! Actually, this first batch of updates is not too big. Just a few updates. What worries me a bit more is about what Microsoft didn't patch this Patch Tuesday. Also, Microsoft is not the only one with updates lately. … [Read more...]