Patch Tuesday Preview: September 2013 (Infosecurity)
There are 14 security bulletins scheduled by Microsoft for next week's September Patch Tuesday: four are labeled critical, and the other ten are labeled important. 'Critical' indicates a potential for exploitation without user interaction.
Start Isolating Critical XP Systems Now, Experts Say (CIO)
Problem of no more updates after April 8, 2014 becomes complicated for companies, retailers running specialty software dependent on XP.
August's Patch Tuesday Offers Surprising Vulnerabilities (Sci-Tech Today)
How does August's Patch Tuesday stack up on the year? So far in 2013, there are 65 Microsoft security bulletins. That's seven more than this time last year. "Our criticals in 2013 so far number 25 with 35 in total for 2012. Good news there," said Paul Henry, a security and forensics analyst at Lumension.
Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer again next week as one of eight patches (SC Magazine )
Microsoft will issue eight bulletins on next week's Patch Tuesday, including three that are rated as critical.
Patch Tuesday: Microsoft has critical fixes for Exchange Server (Network World)
Microsoft Windows XP through Windows 8 face urgent patches.
Microsoft Readies Critical Exchange, Internet Explorer Patches for Security Update (SecurityWeek)
Microsoft is prepping eight security bulletins for next week's Patch Tuesday release.
Advice on reflective memory injections from Lumension (IT Pro Portal)
Alan Bentley is SVP Worldwide at security company Lumension. He talks to us about their new Endpoint Management and Security Suite built to tackle malware like 'Reflective Memory Injections' in particular and address issues around cross-platform encryption.
Malware hid in image exif metadata (SC Magazine )
Malware has been discovered hiding within images in a bid to mask attacks.
Adopting a New Paradigm for Small Business Security (IT Business Edge)
An article in the New York Times outlined the threat that universities in the U.S. face from cyberattacks originating from overseas.
Increase in bug bounty payments predicted to boost patch releases (SC Magazine )
The quantity of patches released by Microsoft will rise this year and into the future after its decision to increase bug bounty payments.