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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.

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

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A Linux developer who works for the biggest open source vendor Red Hat has questioned why security holes in older Linux kernels — those that are listed as having long-term support — are being quietly patched by senior kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman, who is more or less deputy to Linux creator Linus Torvalds, without issuing the standard CVE advisories.

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Cisco has released a flurry of advisories advising of vulnerabilities in its products, with a total of 18 released over the days from 15 May to 17 May.

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Processor giant Intel has issued a second set of patches for two flaws, named Meltdown and Spectre which were publicly disclosed in January, after there were problems with the first set of patches issued last month.

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A group that supplies a hardening patch for the Linux kernel has sued a well-known free and open-source practitioner for claiming that the patches in question violate the licence under which the kernel is distributed.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 20 July 2017 10:35

Another swag of security updates from Apple

Apple has released security updates for all of its platforms, and also for Safari for Mac, and iTunes and iCloud for Windows.

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Samsung is reportedly issuing patches to fix "red tint", Wi-Fi and "DQA" issues, while an S8/+ wireless fast charging issue appears to be caused by the "wrong" charger.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 14:38

Another raft of security updates from Apple

Apple has released updates for iOS, macOS and other products to fix a number of security issues.

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Google has released details of 40 vulnerabilities in its Android mobile operating system but the chances of anyone other than Nexus users receiving patches to fix up things is remote.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 12:41

iOS 9.3 fixes a shedload of vulnerabilities

Even if Night Shift or CareKit don't appeal to you, there are lots of good reasons to consider updating your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.3.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 09:47

Apple patches OS X, iOS and Safari vulnerabilities

Apple has released new versions of its OS X and iOS operating systems to deliver security updates and bug fixes.

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If you're on a currently supported version of Windows, it's time to check that you're also using a supported version of Internet Explorer. From Tuesday 12 January there will be no more security updates for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 on Windows 7 and 8.

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Private PCs are rife with unpatched vulnerable applications from vendors like Apple, Adobe and Oracle, according to a new research report which reveals the state of security for PC users in a total of 14 countries, including the US.

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Thursday, 22 October 2015 05:41

iOS 9.1 delivers a shipload of security fixes

Apple has detailed a long list of security fixes contained in iOS 9.1. Vulnerabilities in watchOS have also been addressed.

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Thursday, 18 September 2014 18:30

Apple's barrel load of updates

Apple has released system software updates across practically all of its product range.

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