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Patch Tuesday February 2016

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us.
Microsoft released 13 updates, some of which fix critical issues, to address vulnerabilities in their product line. Adobe on the other hand has released patches which address 22 vulnerabilities for their Adobe Flash and Adobe Acrobat/Reader products.
Oracle also pushed out a new update – Java SE 8, Update 73.

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Patch Tuesday November 2015

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us.
Microsoft released 12 updates, some of which are critical, to address vulnerabilities in their product line. Adobe on the other hand has released updates for their Adobe Flash product.

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Patch Tuesday October 2015

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us.
Microsoft released 6 patches that address 33 issues, some of which are critical. Adobe on the other hand has released updates for Reader, Acrobat and Flash which address 69 Vulnerabilities.

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Patch Tuesday September 2015

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us.
Microsoft released patches that address 12 different issues, 5 of which are critical. Adobe on the other hand has released a security update for their ShockWave application.

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Patch Tuesday August 2015

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us.
Microsoft released patches that address 14 different issues, 4 of which are critical. Adobe on the other hand has patched more than 30 vulnerabilities in their Flash product.

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Patch Tuesday May 2015

Another month, another patch Tuesday!
Microsoft and Adobe has both released a large amount of updates (Microsoft update fixes 46 flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and other Microsoft products), and some of these will enable malicious code execution if abused.

Also, this week’s newsletter will be postponed for next week due to holidays in Sweden.

You can find links to the updates below:
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Patch Tuesday February 2015

Another month, another patch Tuesday!

Microsoft has released eight updates to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and the Office package.
Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Flash Player. Check the link below and make sure you are running the latest version available.

Some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, denial of service, remote code execution, or security feature bypass that allows an attacker to take control of the affected system. It is advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

More information:
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Patch Tuesday January 2015

Another month, another patch Tuesday!

Microsoft has released eight updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows.

Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Flash Player.

Some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, denial of service, remote code execution, or security feature bypass that allows an attacker to take control of the affected system. It is advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

More information:
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Patch Tuesday December 2014

Another month, another patch Tuesday!

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Exchange, Windows, Internet Explorer, and the Office suite.
Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Flash, Reader, Acrobat, and ColdFusion.

It is advised to update as soon as possible as some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, remote code execution, or disclosure of information – basically taking over your system.

More information:
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-dec
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb14-28.html
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/coldfusion/apsb14-29.html

Patch Tuesday November 2014

Another month, another patch Tuesday!

Microsoft issued sixteen security bulletins for various products that’s then translated into fourteen patches, including a fix to a critical Schannel vulnerability (MS14-066) which could allow remote execution if an attacker sends specially crafted packets to a Windows Server (there is however currently no public exploit for this).
Adobe has released multiple security hotfixes for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Air.

More information:
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-nov
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-24.html