Global security firm Kaspersky has revealed that targeted attacks against a number of companies, which it noticed in April, initially used a vulnerability in Google's Chrome browser and then linked this to two zero-days in the Microsoft Windows 10 kernel.
Windows 10 was the least secure of current Windows versions in 2016, with 46% more vulnerabilities than either Windows 8 or 8.1, according to an analysis of Microsoft's own security bulletins in 2016.
Boasting of being ‘the most compatible free office suite,’ FreeOffice 2016 says ‘no other free office suite offers such a high level of file compatibility with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.’
Work at the pathology department of the Royal Melbourne Hospital has been hit for several days by a virus which has infected computers running Microsoft's Windows XP operating system.
PCs running Windows 7 or Windows Vista have a higher chance of being infected with malware than Windows XP computers, according to Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report.
Microsoft may be ending support for Windows XP in a few months, but for now it's still plugging critical security flaws. And even the latest versions of Windows are getting critical patches this month.
The second Tuesday of the month is approaching fast, so get ready for the latest round of security updates from Microsoft and Adobe.
As expected, Microsoft has released seven security bulletins covering issues with Windows and other software, notably Internet Explorer. There's also a policy change regarding vulnerabilities in software sold through the company's various online stores.
Microsoft intends to release seven security bulletins this week. Affected products include Windows, Office, and Windows Defender.
April's Patch Tuesday will see the release of nine security bulletins by Microsoft, two of them rated critical.
Microsoft is set to release patches for a whopping 57 vulnerabilities later this week.
The first Patch Tuesday for 2013 has rolled around, and Microsoft has released seven security bulletins addressing a dozen vulnerabilities. It's also one of those months when Adobe releases updates alongside Microsoft.
Microsoft released six security bulletins on November's Patch Tuesday. Four are rated critical, and a total of 17 vulnerabilities are addressed.
Microsoft is preparing to release six security bulletins this month, four rated critical, one important and one moderate. Even Windows RT and Server 2012 are affected.
Microsoft released seven security bulletins overnight, addressing a total of 20 vulnerabilities. Only one of the bulletins is rated critical, and there are also wide-ranging non-security updates this month - only Microsoft's Mac customers miss out.
It looks like being a particularly quiet Microsoft Patch Tuesday this month - so quiet that it seems most systems will not need to be patched for security reasons.
Acronis has boosted cloud storage support to the latest version of its disk-based backup software for home users, Acronis True Image 2013.
Microsoft has released nine security bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities in a wide range of software.
Microsoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software. And Adobe will be releasing security updates on the same day.
As if nine security updates wasn't enough for July's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft also published two security advisories.
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