Archive for March, 2012

New version of Adobe Flash released on March 28 – version 11.2.202.228

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

On Wednesday, March 28, Adobe released a new version of Flash. The updated version addresses two vulnerabilities in version 11.1.102.63. Also, for Windows systems using Internet Explorer or Firefox web browsers, the version 11.2 update adds a silent update function. Google Chrome still uses the built in update mechanism integrated in the Chrome browser. The […]

What versions of Firefox will be supported in the future?

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

After April 24, 2012, Firefox version 3.6 will no longer be supported.  All customers are strongly suggested to update to version 11/12. Additionally, starting with Firefox version 13 (expected to be released in June 2012), Firefox will no longer be supported on Windows 2000 or Windows XP-SP1 systems.   Please see the follow URL for […]

Microsoft patches for March – one critical for Remote Desktop Protocol

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Microsoft has just provided some details about the March operating system patches scheduled to be released on Tuesday, March 13.  There are six patches that are scheduled to be released. Four of the patches are for current Microsoft Operating Systems and the remaining two patches apply to Visual Studio and Expression Design. Only one of […]

Security update for Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Mozilla updated Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey on Wednesday, March 14 to address several security vulnerabilities. The most current releases are 11.0, 10.0.3 (ESR) for Firefox and Thunderbird and 2.8 for SeaMonkey. Note: Version 11 corresponds to Extended Support Release version 10.0.3 Version 11.0 of Firefox was released on March 14. https://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox.html Firefox – version 10.0.3 […]

New version of Adobe Flash (for Windows/Linux/Solaris and Macintosh) and also Android

Monday, March 5th, 2012

On Monday, March 5, Adobe released a new version of Flash for Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Macintosh and also for Android. The updated versions are 11.1.102.63 (for Windows/Linux, Solaris and Mac), and 11.1.115.7 for Android 4.x and 11.1.111.7 for Android 3 and older. The updated versions can be downloaded – http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-05.html

DIR just published the March 2012 issue of Cyber Security Tips – Securing your browser

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Some of the most important takeaways from the March issue include the following: WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PROTECT AGAINST WEB BROWSER ATTACKS? Your information technology department and security office may have implemented a security policy in your organization’s environment, but we also encourage you to apply this information to your home computers/devices. This is […]

A new version of Google Chrome was released on March 4 –

Monday, March 5th, 2012

A new version of Google Chrome was released on March 4. The updated version is 17.0.963.65. Additional details are available at the following links – http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/search/label/Stable%20updates http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/google-patches-14-chrome-bugs-ahead-pwn2own-pays-30k-special-rewards-030512