November 2011 Microsoft Patch Tuesday includes server update goodness…

It’s that time of the month again… ¬†Update time that is for Microsoft machines. Microsoft has not left servers out of the mix at all, so you system admin types will be able to justify reboots for sure. These patches cover everything from code execution to elevation of privileges and even Denial of Service on just about every version of …

October updates for Apple products… Patch ’em up!

Apple released a slew of updates to address major security vulnerabilities this week… Be sure get your devices up to date… OS X Lion v10.7.2 and Security Update 2011-006 iTunes 10.5 Safari 5.1.1 iOS 5 Software Update Numbers for iOS v1.5 Pages for iOS v1.5 Apple TV 4.4 A few of these provide you with additional features, such as the …

Adobe Updates for Shockwave, Flash Media Server, Flash Player, AIR, Photoshop & RoboHelp

Running Adobe products? Of course you are! ¬† There are number of updates available that you need to apply. ¬†Please, if you are prompted to install these updates, do so. If not, make sure they are indeed installed, or better yet, just upgrade to the latest versions of the applications to avoid the potential for the vulnerabilities to be exploited… …

Secure IT Alert: Microsoft to unleash a ration of updates in August Patch Tuesday….

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, August 5th, 2011 Tired of boring Tuesdays? Feeling deprived by Microsoft? Well, coming this Patch Tuesday, something to make every Microsoft user smile! ¬†Updates! You read that right, Microsoft has updates galore coming your way! ¬†They cover every current version of the Microsoft Operating system including the almost forgotten Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, …

Secure IT Alert: Windows Critical Updates Address Wireless Bluetooth Attack & More

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Tuesday, July 12, 2011 If you are running any current version of Windows, then Microsoft has something you want, and need. Today’s “Patch Tuesday” brings a correction to a Bluetooth vulnerability that would permit an attacker to gain complete control over your machine. Here’s the rundown from the Watchguard Security Center: Severity: High 12 July, …

SECURE IT ALERT: Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2011 #patches

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, June 09, 2011   Microsoft Patch Tuesday will soon be¬†upon us again, and Microsoft has not let us down! ¬†A little something for everyone…. The following is directly from their Advanced Notification for June 2011, released today:   ******************************************************************** Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2011 Issued: June 9, 2011 ********************************************************************   This …

Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Patch Tuesday is Coming – Strap In! Lots of Updates!

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Monday, April 11th, 2011 You’ve waited a whole month for this, and Microsoft has not let you down. ¬†Updates galore are ‘a comin’ tomorrow, April 12th, 2011. The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification states that this Patch Tuesday will be a big one. A total of 17 fixes, addressing 64 security vulnerabilities are there for …

Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15 released – Fixes Java Bug introduced in 3.6.14 last week…

About a week ago (03-02-2011), Mozilla released Firefox update 3.6.14 designed to patch a number of security issues, then they turned around and released Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15 designed to correct a Java bug that presumably introduced in the 3.6.14 update. The Java applet loading bug does not appear to create new security vulnerabilities, so you should be secure if you …

Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Patches Coming along with Mozilla Firefox Update for Windows, Mac & Linux

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, March 3, 2011 Microsoft issued the Advance Notification for March 2011 and today… The full version of the¬†Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for March 2011 can be found at¬†http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms11-mar.mspx. The advanced notification will be replaced with the March bulletin summary on March 8, 2011. On the Critical list are updates for remote code execution …