Windows 7 – FAQ for end of support on January 14 2020

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Microsoft has an informative FAQ with numerous links for Windows 7 as support ended January 14, 2020 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057281/windows-7-support-ended-on-january-14-2020 Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. This 10-year period has now ended, and Microsoft has discontinued Windows 7 support so that […]

Security – Citrix Gateway Vulnerability January 2020

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Microsoft has published temporary workarounds for a serious Citrix gateway vulnerability that has recently surfaced.  A security patch is being formulated & should be available soon. https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2020/01/08/citrix-application-delivery-controller-and-citrix-gateway https://www.thezdi.com/blog/2020/1/14/the-january-2020-security-update-review We don’t normally discuss Citrix patches on this blog, but a recent bug (CVE-2019-19781) has been described as “one of the most dangerous bugs disclosed in recent […]

Microsoft Security Updates – JANUARY 2020

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Below are key resources documenting this recent monthly Microsoft Patch Tuesday release https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Microsoft+Patch+Tuesday+for+January+2020/25710/ https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2020/01/microsoft-patch-tuesday-jan-2020.html https://www.thezdi.com/blog/2020/1/14/the-january-2020-security-update-review https://patchtuesdaydashboard.com/ https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary This month’s security update is particularly important for its disclosure of two vulnerabilities related to a core cryptographic component in all versions of Windows. CVE-2020-0601 could allow an attacker to use cryptography to sign a malicious executable, making […]


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