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Microsoft September2011 Patch Tuesday Released

 September 15, 2011

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Microsoft has released 5 security bulletins covering a total of 15 vulnerabilities. All of these vulnerabilities are rated ‘Important’ by Microsoft, even though three of them could lead to remote code execution. The patches address elevation of privileged and remote code execution vulnerabilities and may require a restart of Windows....

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-057

 August 11, 2011

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Microsoft has released two Critical updates: MS11-057 (Internet Explorer): This security update resolves 5 privately reported vulnerabilities and 2 publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. Microsoft is not...

Adobe Security Updates released

 August 11, 2011

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Adobe have released Bulletins and Advisories for the below products: Adobe Shockwave Player Affected software versions Shockwave Player11.6.0.626 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-19.html Adobe Flash Media Server Affected software versions Flash Media Server 4.0.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux Flash Media Server 3.5.6 and earlier...

Microsoft Patches Mac Office Flaw in Lion

 July 31, 2011

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Microsoft has released an updated version of Communicator for the Mac that works with Apple’s new Lion operating system. Communicator for Mac 2011, version 13.1.2, was released Thursday to Microsoft’s download site and will be pushed to users via the company’s update service shortly. The new version of Communicator resolves...

Apple patches iOS interception flaw

 July 27, 2011

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Apple on Monday issued a new patch that fixes a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to spoof an X.509 certificate used to encrypt web sessions on 4.3.4 iOS devices. The vulnerability is related to the way Apple validates X.509 certificates and can undermine Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport...

Apple Releases OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update

 July 25, 2011

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‘Lion’ may be the new leader of the Mac OS X pride, but Apple has not forgotten about Snow Leopard users. On Monday, the company released Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update and Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server Supplemental Update which offer fixes and patches for minor Snow Leopard and...

OS X Lion: What’s new in Security

 July 22, 2011

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Once you are done with the online installation experience and seen the upside-down mouse gestures and all the other bling that comes as part of OS X Lion, it is time to look at what has changed from the security point of view. Lion provides some significant security improvements. An...