Displaying items by tag: Patch

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is encouraging organisations "to urgently adopt an enhanced cyber security position. Organisations should act now and follow ACSC’s advice to improve their cyber security resilience in light of the heightened threat environment."

Published in Security

Amazon Australia has announced the winners of its Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grantsinitiative, awarding five grants worth more than $200,000 each to trailblazing entrepreneurs and startups across Australia. 

Published in Strategy

The two most serious cybersecurity events of the decade (thus far), the SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server hacks were recently viewed by local cyber advisors through the lens of global geopolitics. In “Precursors to cyberwar, or are we already there?” watch as three expert members of the Cybersecurity Advisors Network (CyAN) share their perspectives.

Published in Security

The number of APT groups "exploiting the latest Exchange vulnerabilities grows, with thousands of email servers under siege" according to security company ESET.

Published in Security
Sunday, 23 September 2018 23:43

Aura brings security-with-a-service to Australia

Security solutions firm Aura Information Security says its RedShield product is worthy of a new acronym, SwaS, and that it would have protected American credit information provider Equifax if they had it in place.

Published in Security

Getting a truly thorough and complete medical diagnosis from a handheld portable device is still in the realm of science fiction, but Prizma is our closest 21st century equivalent.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 13:00

Ransomware runs amok, Microsoft still silent

When a disastrous ransomware attack is devastating computers across the globe, based on a five-year-old NSA discovered vulnerability, where’s Microsoft?

Published in Fuzzy Logic

If you are using Intel’s vPro chips from 2008 to its latest Kaby Lake and have Intel active management technology (AMT) enabled, hackers could breach your networks.

Published in Security
Monday, 30 May 2016 22:41

A SCADA system that cannot be patched

ICS-CERT has advised of a vulnerable SCADA system currently in use that cannot be patched.

Published in Security

Unlike most products, software is offered without any kind of warranty, and when you see how many bugs and vulns software has, it’s obvious why.

Published in Security
Friday, 11 March 2016 09:24

Emergency Adobe Flash update – do it now

We all know that Adobe’s Flash Player is one of the most vulnerable programs that hackers try to exploit. It has issued a patch that addresses 21 critical vulnerabilities.

Published in Security

Some people got very excited when word spread of the discovery of a 'scary' vulnerability in Android that could be exploited to modify an application without the operating system detecting that the app's signature and content no longer match.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 31 August 2012 09:04

Oracle provides early patch for Java

A security update for Java has been released well ahead of the routine schedule in response to a malware scare.

Published in Security
Friday, 31 August 2012 08:26

Photoshop flaw puts systems at risk

Adobe has released a security update for Photoshop CS6, along with multiple bug fixes.

Published in Security

In a recent public discussion, Linus Torvalds insisted that backward compatibility is of critical importance in kernel development. Is he correct?

Apple has released iOS security updates that plug a vulnerability that's been used to jailbreak devices. Before the howls of protest start, remember that such vulnerabilities can also be used for evil.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 11:00

Microsoft's gentle start to 2011 patching

The first Patch Tuesday for 2011 has proved a quiet affair with just two bulletins from Microsoft, only one of which is rated critical.

Published in Security

The latest version of Firefox fixes 11 vulnerabilities, most of them critical.

Published in Open Source

Based on an idea from Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel developer Mike Galbraith has implemented a patch which offers a huge performance improvement for interactive tasks.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 19 November 2010 08:17

Safari update fixes dozens of vulnerabilities

Apple has updated its Safari browser, delivering several minor improvements plus a laundry list of security fixes. Versions 4 and 5 for both Mac OS X and Windows and Safari are affected.

Published in Security




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