Archive for May, 2012

Security update issued for Apple OS-X Lion and Snow Leopard

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

During the day on Wednesday, May 9, Apple released a security update for the following versions of the OS-X operating system: 10.7.3 and 10.6.8.  The contents of the update can be viewed at – The update can be downloaded by using the Software Update preferences (see ) or by visiting the Support Download […]

Bug in Version 10.7.3 of Mac OS-X (lion) could allow access to files stored in previous version of FileVault

Monday, May 7th, 2012

In the last 24 hours, an error in programming has been identified in the Apple OS-X 10.7.3 Operating System Update issued on February 3. The error could allow an attacker to decrypt information stored in the previous version of Apple’s encryption package – FileVault.  A source indicated that a debug switch inadvertently left on in […]

Advance notice of May Microsoft patches – released on May 8

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Microsoft has provided additional details on the patches released on May 8.  Of the three CRITICAL security patches released on May 8, one has been publicly identified previously.  The two remaining CRITICAL patches were not identified publicly until Tuesday, May 8. The publicly identified vulnerability is actually associated with the font parsing code that allowed […]