Archive for December, 2013

Advance notice of December Microsoft patches – to be released on Dec 10

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Microsoft has just released advance details of the patches that are scheduled to be on Tuesday, December 10. The details currently are available at There are a total of eleven bulletins to be released, five of which are identified as CRITICAL.  Microsoft has indicated that operating system restarts will be required for Bulletins 1-3. […]

Zero day vulnerability for Windows XP/Server 2003 currently being exploited

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

As of Thursday, November 28, an advisory has been issued by Microsoft for a zero day vulnerability in Windows XP that is being exploited.  No fix/patch has been issued by Microsoft at this time.   The vulnerability exists in the Windows Telephony API. The URLs below do provide some suggestions on modifying the registry to prevent […]