February's patch roundup sees seven patches from Microsoft and one from Adobe. All supported versions of Windows are impacted, be sure to update as soon as possible.
Shouldn't we be thinking further ahead, developing new protocols, processes and technologies that don't stick a hasty patch over the latest problem, but push us towards a world where whole categories of problems are no longer a risk?
Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle have all released fixes today. Products covered include Microsoft Word, Windows XP, Windows 7, Adobe Reader, Java, MySQL and VirtualBox.
Is that a gun, or are you just upgrading the printer? What if your iPhone has a bug in the lock that locks the lock screen? Will Chrome's continuing support for XP make us safer, or merely lazier?
It'll only take 60 seconds to find out the answers!
Google has pledged to continue supporting its Chrome browser on Windows XP until at least April 2015, a full year after Microsoft officially ends support for the legacy platform in April 2014. But could its decision end up dissuading people from moving away from XP in a prompt and timely manner?
Are you an IT administrator still caring for Windows XP computers that are running Internet Explorer?
Google's latest announcement brings another good reason to upgrade your systems or switch to an alternative browser.
On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will terminate Extended Support for Windows XP.
That means no more security updates. Be prepared and upgrade now.
The rate of infection ticked up for Windows 7 in the first half of 2012, but Windows XP, Microsoft’s legacy operating system, is still far and away the biggest security headache for Redmond.
The gang behind that recent Java zero day attacks apparently hasn't packed up for the season. A researcher examining one of the servers used to launch attacks on vulnerable Java installations said he found a new zero day exploit for Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser.
Microsoft released nine patches today, several designed to repair critical flaws. Don't get too distracted by the lack of chocolates and flowers, get patching!
Microsoft has reissued a security update to remove DigiNotar's certificates from Windows XP and Windows 2003 after a mistake in last week's Patch Tuesday failed to remove most important certificates that were being abused.
Microsoft has published a security advisory, warning users of Windows XP that they must update their installations of Flash. Windows XP came with version 6 of the Adobe Flash Player, and it has been discovered that that version contains a Read more…
Sophos's Chief Technology Officer Richard Jacobs is once again guest blogging about XP Mode in Windows 7. The issue.. How are you going to manage its security? Over to you RJ.. Well, Microsoft seems to be aware that there are Read more…
Sophos's Chief Technology Officer Richard Jacobs joins us as a guest blogger to discuss the implications of Microsoft including XP Mode in Windows 7. Over to you RJ.. Windows 7's planned XP compatibility mode risks undoing much of the progress Read more…