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SSCC 194 - Patch early? Patch often? This time, "Patch NOW!" [PODCAST]

Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for the latest episode of our weekly security podcast.

From the very latest Update Tuesday to how we get rid of 10-year-old security holes, here's the security news you can use.

Update Tuesday, April 2015 - Urgent action needed over Microsoft HTTP bug

We don't usually focus on one vulnerability and say, "Do that first." But this month, we're willing to make an exception.

The Microsoft HTTP stack has a bug that could let attackers straight in with a simple HTTP request...

"Probably tired and shagged out after a long squawk" - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Our weekly witty-but-serious video - news you can use, and it only takes a minute.

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Update Tuesday wrap-up, March 2015 - FREAK fixed fast, and lots more from Microsoft

Adobe published no bulletins for March 2015, so this one is all about Microsoft...

Fancy a cryptocoin miner with your Torrent client? "Foistware" back in the spotlight...

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If product X suddenly wants you to install product Y as a "recommended extra", is that a good thing or a bad one?

In the latest brouhaha, X = torrent client and Y = cryptocoin miner...

Adobe launches bountyless bug hunt program on HackerOne

Adobe launches bountyless bug hunt program

Forget cash, Adobe is offering reputational points instead with its new bug bounty program.

SSCC 184 - What's the lifespan of a GHOST? [PODCAST]

Our weekly security podcast - the latest news in 15 minutes, entertaining *and* educational.

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News Flash! 3rd time unlucky! New 0-day hits Adobe's browser plug-in...

Ready to kiss goodbye to Flash in your browser yet?

Here's the 3rd zero-day in Flash since Adobe's last Patch Tuesday...

SSCC 183 - It's Data Privacy Day! Do something! [PODCAST]

From Apple's latest OS X and iOS updates to Data Privacy Day - listen, learn and enjoy!

Adobe gets second Flash zero-day patch ready 2 days early!

Good news from Adobe about CVE-2015-0311, the unpatched zero-day in Flash.

The patch is now ready via auto-update - 2 days early!

SCADA programmers? It's time for security by default! 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's the latest episode of our weekly 60-second security video.

Enjoy the news in just one minute...

Adobe issues emergency fix for Flash zero-day

Crooks are reportedly using a new Flash vulnerability called CVE-2015-0310.

Adobe has a fix already, so grab it while it's hot!

SSCC 181 - The Security Duel: "Bug reports at 15 paces" [PODCAST]

Microsoft vs. Google - Google vs. Users - Hackers vs. US Army - the fight is on in the latest episode of our weekly security podcast!

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Update Tuesday wrap-up, January 2015 - See? We didn't use the word "Patch"!

Like fingers and thumbs, not all updates are patches, even if all patches are updates.

So, here's the skinny on Update Tuesday...including the security patches, of course.

Patch Tuesday wrap-up, December 2014 - why "Important" can be Critical...

Adobe and Microsoft put forth their respective Patch Tuesday updates this week, bringing you their last scheduled patches of 2014.

Paul Ducklin digs in...

Patch Tuesday wrap-up, November 2014: Microsoft joins the "security hole in HTTPS" club

Here's what you need to know about the November 2014 Patch Tuesday updates from Microsoft and Adobe...

HTML5 goes officially live - now you really CAN say goodbye to Java in your browser!

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Of the 21.5 years that the WWW has been going strong, 15 have been spent getting from HTML 4 to HTML5.

That's quite a journey!

Paul Ducklin takes look at where we are now...

Adobe updates its e-reader - DRM data no longer transmitted insecurely

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Adobe's e-reader software now has "enhanced security" for uploading metadata about what you read.

Or, as you might say, "no longer uploads that data insecurely"...

Patch Tuesday for October 2014 - bigger than usual as Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle align

Oracle, Adobe and Microsoft patches are all arriving together on Tuesday 14 October 2014.

Paul Ducklin looks at what to expect...