Site Rebuild - 10 June 2016
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Patch Tuesday – 12 July
Microsoft has released four
major patches for this month’s vulnerability
MS11-053 is a fix for the
Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code
Execution. Microsoft rates this as critical.
vulnerabilities in the Windows Kernel-Mode
Drivers which could allow an elevation of
privilege. This patch fixes fifteen privately
reported vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel.
Microsoft rates this as important.
MS11-055 addresses a
vulnerability in Microsoft Visio that could
allow remote code execution. Microsoft rates
this as important.
Finally, MS11-056 addresses
vulnerabilities in the Windows Client/Server
Run-time Subsystem which could allow an
elevation of privilege. Microsoft rates this as
Customers are reminded to
patch their third party software products. There
have been recent updates to the Opera and
Firefox browsers, for instance. We are also
reminding customers that privacy issues are
taking center stage on the Internet in this
country with a number of large Internet
companies such as Facebook and Google taking
rather aggressive stands on using an
individual’s personal information along with
company private information. We plan to follow
with a paper on our assessment of the privacy
landscape and how it affects businesses and
Patch Tuesday - 14 May 2010
Microsoft released only a handful of patches
this past Tuesday. The first patch was a
vulnerability affecting Windows Mail, Windows
Live Mail, and Outlook Express. The second patch
dealt with vulnerabilities affecting Office XP,
2003 and 2007. Both are rated critical.
Another thing that comes up in discussions
with clients and user groups that we particiapte
in is that Microsoft has now added an unofficial
patch day in which they are posting important
patches to various products. While Patch Tuesday
is the second Tuesday of each month, we are
finding that the fourth Tuesday has also become
a patch day. Patches offered in the second patch
day includes Windows 7 and many business class
Check Microsoft Update for these patches.
Excuse the dust... 09 May 2010
It's been some time since we've actively
updated this web space. We know it and we are
responding to it. We've moved this to a new
temporary server and within the next week or two
will move it again to it's permmanent server.
That will take care of the hardware side.
Then we will begin the process of adding
content, and probably a redesign of the site.
This will take place over time, but again, we
want this to be the forefront of our business.
Patch Tuesday - 14 October 2008
Microsoft has released another
monthly batch of security updates for its
products. There are eleven group patches which
affect a number of Microsoft products. Following
is a listing of the vulnerabilities with a link
to Microsoft for more information. See
October 2008 Microsoft Updates for a brief
summary of this month's updates.