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Patching stories - Page 2

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Intel releases Spectre & Meltdown patches for some Skylake processors
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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Intel has officially released patches to OEM customers and industry partners running Skylake-based platforms.
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Stop patching Spectre & Meltdown issues or risk reboot problems, Intel warns
Thu, 25th Jan 2018
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Intel is warning all users to stop downloading patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities because they are causing system reboot issues.
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The rise and rise of ransomware: From CryptoLocker to Cerber
Mon, 15th Jan 2018
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Since the infamous CryptoLocker first appeared in 2013, we’ve seen a huge wave of file-encrypting ransomware variants extorting money.
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Why NDB compliance starts with the “essential” security basics
Tue, 9th Jan 2018
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Ivanti talk about the upcoming ramifications of the Notifiable Data Breaches act, and the simple things you can do to prepare.
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Hacking of national security projects highlights importance of patching
Wed, 11th Oct 2017
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The recent release of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) 2017 report revealed a small breach – with massive implications.
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England’s second largest police force still reliant on vulnerable Windows XP
Thu, 21st Sep 2017
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The Greater Manchester police have revealed more than one in five of its computers are still running an OS that has been unsupported since 2014.
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Equifax and its 143m customers just the ‘first known victims’
Tue, 19th Sep 2017
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“Once a case like this hits the news, it ignites the fire in the cybercrime community and hackers start poking around for new opportunities."
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New wave of ransomware could put utilities at risk
Wed, 13th Sep 2017
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ICS attacks could shut down critical operational systems, damage or destroy physical equipment and threaten human safety.
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Interview: Cisco on the cyber dangers lurking in healthcare
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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"Disruption to services potentially fatal. In the age of public healthcare, the government underwrites security, so issues can be very embarrassing."
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Four cyber security principles that withstand the test of time
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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Information security can be a noisy place. As a career security guy my experiences have given me a deep understanding of attackers & the enterprise.
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New GhostHook attack technique outsmarts Microsoft PatchGuard
Mon, 26th Jun 2017
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CyberArk Labs researchers made the proof-of-concept last week, saying that GhostHook could be a major threat once attackers have control of devices.
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Apple users advised to update their software now, as new security patches released
Wed, 17th May 2017
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Welcome to the post-WannaCryptor world, where every computer user understands the importance of creating secure backups and applying security patches.
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Flexera says software supply chain is broken as patch rates drop
Wed, 22nd Mar 2017
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While there has been a flurry of activity in releasing security patches, many of those patches are not being applied.
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The stats are in: Japanese PC users at risk of attack through old and unpatched software
Tue, 28th Feb 2017
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The average private user has 63 programs on their PC from 21 different vendors. 7% of those are at the end of their life, meaning they're not patched.
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Australia’s vulnerabilities unmasked as survey reveals top unpatched & old programs
Tue, 28th Feb 2017
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The average private user has 77 programs on their PC and 7.1% of those are at the end of their life (EOL) and no longer patched by the vendor.
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IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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The art of patching is becoming increasingly critical with the rise of the IoT - is it possible to avoid downtime?
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Another big Patch Tuesday
Wed, 10th Feb 2010
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Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday is a big one, containing 13 security bulletins to fix 26 vulnerabilities in Windows and Office.
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