This Patch Tuesday One To Remember, With 13 Bulletins (Sci-Tech Today)
Paul Henry, a security and forensics analyst at Lumension, said this month's Patch Tuesday, with its 13 bulletins and 47 patches, is a September to remember. By way of comparison, September 2012's release only contained two bulletins -- and both were rated as important. Internet Explorer, SharePoint and Outlook are hardest hit with security fixes this month.
Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes Serious Outlook Error, Critical SharePoint Server Flaws (CRN)
Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT) issued critical security updates addressing a bevy of flaws in Internet Explorer, a serious error in Outlook and a SharePoint server zero-day vulnerability.
iPhone 5S, 5C, iOS7 Provide New Mobile Security Features (eWeek)
Apple introduces the iPhone 5S with a fingerprint reader, and its iOS 7 operating system update will prevent wiping without knowing the user's credentials.
Missouri A&T Combats Campus Cyberwoes with Software Donation (InfoSecurity Magazine)
When it comes to cybersecurity, universities are faced with double goals: they struggle to protect their valuable intellectual property, as well as the personally identifying information of their students, faculty and staff. A recent cybersecurity deployment at the Missouri University of Science & Technology demonstrates one approach to combating the looming danger of data breaches.
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.