Archive for the ‘Software Security’ Category

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 that they have to complete before lunch time. With that in mind, here’s a list [...]

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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 the remaining 5 patches are important. MS13-059 comes to fix eleven privately reported vulnerabilities in [...]

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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. In addition, cyber-attacks against multinational corporations continued to increase, with victims from companies in the [...]

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Vulnerability

Patch as Patch Can: All Software is Flawed

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 “Top Ten” vulnerabilities were discovered (and patches were released for them) in the mid-2000s.  Yet [...]

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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 that come along when permitting your users Internet access. Here are the seven major reasons [...]

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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 are fixing remote code execution vulnerabilities and users need to restart their system to properly [...]

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Microsoft Distribute an Emergency Patch for Windows RDP

Microsoft has just released their monthly security bulletins that are designed to fix seven vulnerabilities in Windows operating system, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Expression Design. most serious two bugs are a critical one that affects Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and allows attacker to run a remote code on victim’s machine. Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is [...]

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