Apple just released iOS 6.1.4 for the iPhone 5.
Apparently, it improves speakerphone calls, but it doesn't fix the lock-screen bug in iOS 6.1.3...
Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.
(If you're not busy installing Adobe updates)
Microsoft has issued its usual advance notification for the coming week's Patch Tuesday.
If you use Windows you're probably affected, and you'll probably need to reboot all your PCs and most of your servers...
Firefox 20.0 was released today.
The buglist page enumerates 3054 official changes, with eleven patched vulnerabilities, three at "Critical" level.
Paul Ducklin takes a quick look...
Apple ships OS X 10.8.3 - 11 remote code execution vulns patched, Snow Leopard and Lion get fixes too
Apple has shipped the latest point release of its flagship Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) operating system.
There are plenty of security fixes in there, which Snow Leopard (10.6) and Lion (10.7) users get too, in standalone security updates.
Last week, Apple showed that it is getting more serious about security by getting strict about the version of Flash you're allowed to use in Safari.
Paul Ducklin explains the what and the why...
Even if you have everything from Plan B all the way to Plan Z just in case the A-plan fails, you'll know that things can still go wrong.
So spare a thought for NASA flight controllers, who lost contact with the ISS for a nerve-racking three hours during a recent software update.
Shortly after admitting that its own techies got infected thanks to a Java hole, Apple has pushed out a Java update for the rest of us.
Apple, with this most recent update, seems to have washed its hands permanently of browser-based Java. Paul Ducklin explains...
Ironically, Microsoft is making sure that as soon as Internet Explorer 10 is ready on Windows 7, you're already ready to avoid it.
A sort-of "lesser of two evils" solution for change control conservatives.
Firefox's version 18 gets an update to 18.0.1.
The new point release mops up three bugs, all of them no doubt annoying to those affected, but none of them security related.
Firefox 18 has landed: 2917 bugs patched, 21 security fixes, 12 critical.
Oracle patches Java, then Apple issues its own updates. You can never be quite sure how long that's going to take.
This month, it all happened pretty quickly - and Apple took the opportunity to kick Java out of your browser at the same time...
Firefox version 16.0 came out, but turned out to have a vulnerability, so it's already been dropped.
If you've already updated, however, 16.0 thinks it's current and will tell you so. You need to downgrade to 15.0.1 - that may not be obvious, but it's easy when you know how.
The latest security updates for Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion came out last week.
They were overshadowed by the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, but to OS X users, are just as important. More so, in fact!
Duck joins Chet to take on the latest security news.
As usual, they don't mince their words, so take a listen and enjoy a quarter-hour mix of news, opinion, advice and research..
Seems as though something urgent from a security point of view came up in the past few days.
Adobe Flash Player has been patched again, just one week after the official Patch Tuesday update...
Back in April, Apple came under fire for delaying an update to Java until the Flashplayer malware got loose.
Let's hope that's a thing of the past, with Oracle publishing Java for OS X directly, and promising patches for OS X at the same time that they come out on Windows.
Hot on the heels of the iOS 5.1.1 release, Apple has pumped out a raft of security updates for Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) and Lion (OS X 10.7) users.
Many vulnerabilities have been fixed, and Safari gets a really cool new safety feature. Find out more.
Apple's latest update to iOS just came out.
Version 5.1.1 is more than just a cosmetic fix: it patches at least three security flaws, all of which should be considered serious.
Giant enterprise database company Oracle has published an out-of-band security update for the recent Apache DDoS vulnerability.
Out-of-band updates from Oracle are rare, so this one spells one word, "Importance!"