Category Archives: Software Security

End User Considerations For OpenSSL Vulnerabilities

Heartbleed

OpenSSL vulnerabilities could enable a remote hacker to gain access to sensitive data, including secret keys and authentication credentials, via incorrect memory handling. Some of these vulnerabilities could also cause potential leak of non-encrypted information and DTLS (Datagram Transport Layer

5 Best Practices for Patch Management – Business Edition

Sysadmins for small and medium sized businesses don’t have the time or the staff to spend weeks working out policies and procedures for patching… they need to get in, get it done, and get on with the other five jobs

Microsoft released 8 patches for August

Microsoft released 8 security patches that are designed to fix 23 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Exchange, and Windows operating system. 3 bulletins are critical as  exploiting the bugs allows an attacker to run a malicious code on system remotely while

31,98% of Computers worldwide Infected

Security Software Company PandaLabs have published a new report with statistics of malwares distributed on personal computers in 2012. According to this report 27 million new malware sample are observed during this year with average of 74,000 new malware daily.

Patch as Patch Can: All Software is Flawed

Vulnerability

By Michelle Drolet It may not be glamorous, but a meticulous patching program is necessary to prevent server and client-side exploits.  HP’s DVLabs and other research based on Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSDV) data  found that several  of today’s successful

7 Reasons Why You Need Internet Monitoring Software

Internet monitoring software should be part of any organization’s defense-in-depth strategy, and can provide your business with several web security benefits. This solution protects your users, your systems, your data, and by extension, your customers, by countering the web threats

Microsoft to Fix Four Critical Vulnerabilities With April Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released an advance notification for this month security patches, the security bulletins include four rated as critical and going to fix bugs in windows 7 ,MS office 2010 , .Net and Internet explorer 9. All of the critical updates