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Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

LastPass fixes serious password leak vulnerabilities

LastPass fixes serious password leak vulnerabilities

Millions of records leaked from huge US corporate database

Latest big-name, multi-million records stolen. As I’ve warned others, you have to assume that your information is out there and take the necessary precautions. Freeze your credit reports and check financial assets regularly.

Millions of records leaked from huge US corporate database

If you are still using Windows Vista, you have 30 days left

On April 11, 2017, all support for Vista ends. That means that the April Patch Tuesday will be the last one.

Windows Vista has just 30 days to live

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Security Fixes

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Security Fixes

Big updates from Microsoft (2 months worth). 7 Flash Updates. More and more reasons to ditch Flash!!

Microsoft releases 18 security bulletins, 9 rated critical, many bugs disclosed/exploited

Microsoft fixes record number of flaws, some publicly known

 

Code-execution bug resides in the Apache Struts 2 Web application framework

Nasty one

Critical vulnerability under “massive” attack imperils high-impact sites

“In a string of attacks that have escalated over the past 48 hours, hackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability that allows them to take almost complete control of Web servers used by banks, government agencies, and large Internet companies.”

Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (7 March 2017)

Just saw this. I had downloaded and installed the updates with no impact. Forgot that the Surface updates are not part of Patch Tuesday.

Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (7 March 2017)

“Toymaster” has released Security Mailer Volume 17 Number 10

Security Mailet V17#10

Part 1 –

  • Added Classic Shell for Windows 10 to Articles
  • Browsers, Mozilla updates Firefox, Firefox ESR and Thunderbird (many security fixes)
  • Open source – critical 0-day for Apache Struts patched, Linux updates
  • Microsoft Office updates
  • General Security entries including WD My Cloud insecure

Part 2 –

  • Classic Shell for Windows 10 – how to install it because latest Windows 10 builds block installation, and if you had it Microsoft uninstalled it with the update
  • Mirai – article on the IoT botnet that is still expanding rapidly

    I have also added more Windows 10 content including Creating a Windows 10 recovery Drive (you really should do this) and how to turn off Windows 10 File Explorer Advertising (you read right-Microsoft is serving up advertising in Windows 10 File Explorer)

Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (7 March 2017)

Now avaiable via the the Surface IT Pro Blog

Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (7 March 2017)

Mysterious WPD driver is installing on Windows PCs, triggering errors

Microsoft strikes again!

Mysterious WPD driver is installing on Windows PCs, triggering errors

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