Archive for July, 2010
Everything I am reading here seems to indicate that as long as you open your SSL sessions in a new browser window, you should be ok. That is what I recommend. http://threatpost.com/en_us/print/5953LAS VEGAS–A security researcher has found a slew of fundamental problems with the way that modern browsers are designed and built, leading to serious […]
On Monday, August 2, Microsoft is scheduled to release an out of band patch. Everything I am seeing seems to indicate this is a patch for the .lnk shortcut vulnerability. Update – July 30 – 2:00 p.m.They are kind of vague in both the advance notification and also the original advisory – but this seems […]
http://www.pcworld.com/article/201309/article.html?tk=nl_bex_h_topstoriesSecurity Secrets the Bad Guys Don’t Want You to KnowRogue scripts, fake antivirus programs, and infected PDFs: Defend yourself against the Web’s most insidious threats.
On Friday, July 16, a vulnerability was identified in Windows Shell that affects all Windows Operating Systems. The Security Advisory is available at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2286198.mspx General Information Executive Summary Microsoft is investigating reports of limited, targeted attacks exploiting a vulnerability in Windows Shell, a component of Microsoft Windows. This advisory contains information about which versions of […]
If you have any oracle systems – please see the following patch list. >>> “Luevano, Ana” <> 7/14/2010 8:13 AM >>>Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for July 2010<http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates /cpujul2010.html> to address 59 vulnerabilities across multipleproducts. This update contains the following security fixes: * 6 for Oracle Database Server* 2 for TimesTen In-Memory Database* […]
Below is a brief summary of what has been announced for the July Microsoft patches. As more information comes available I will update this entry. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-jul.mspx Two critical patches for Windows operating systemsWindows XP/SP2 (32 and 64bit) and also SP3 (32bit) Windows 7 and 2008R2 (64bit) One critical and one important patch for Office Office […]
Please make sure you update Adobe Acrobat and Reader to versions 8.2.3 and 9.3.3 as soon as possible. They can be downloaded from http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html