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March 5, 2015 By Indigo Rose Software


TrueUpdate is a comprehensive solution for software developers, network administrators, and IT departments to integrate automated update...

May 1, 2012 by

Oracle scrambles workarounds for database zero-day

Oracle has recommended workarounds for a zero-day Oracle Database flaw that was not fixed in the company's April critical patch update.The flaw in the Transport Network Substrate (TNS) Listener database component, which Oracle has known about for at least four years, could allow a hacker to break into a database without a username or password, Oracle said in a security advisory on Monday.

June 13, 2011

Gamification and VC's spotty bubble

LinkedIn's soaring share price after the company's recent IPO is only the most obvious example of the current boom in Silicon Valley. Leading the hype is "gamification", the use of game mechanics in non-game business applications.

May 15, 2011

Social business + cloud != revolution

NetSuite's partnership with Yammer "adds social" to business software, just like's Chatter. But is the social buzzword really a business revolution?

September 12, 2013 By GFI Software

GFI LanGuard

GFI LanGuard is an award-winning vulnerability and patch management solution trusted by tens of thousands of businesses to protect...

September 19, 2010

For efficiency, send your workers home!

Two companies have found that when staff work from home they are not only happier, but they're more productive as well. So how can you send your workers home?

June 21, 2010

The future for Telstra, NBN and business IT

It's all about the future on Patch Monday this week. What key technology trends does your business need to consider in the coming financial year? And what does yesterday's agreement between Telstra and the National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) mean?

July 16, 2013 By Nsasoft


NetHotfixScanner is an hotfix check utility that scans network computers for missing hotfixes and patches, and helps you download and...

September 24, 2008 by

Cisco mega patch plugs serious IOS vulnerabilities

Today is a very busy patch day for network administrations managing Cisco gear.The networking giant released a whopping 12 bulletins with fixes for a wide range of security vulnerabilities in IOS, the underlying software that powers routers and network switches.

August 4, 2008 by

Microsoft aims to close Patch Tuesday vulnerability window

Microsoft is upping the ante in an effort to head off hackers at the Patch Tuesday pass.Ryan Naraine reports:The new Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP), which will be formally announced at Black Hat USA 2008 here, will give anti-virus, intrusion prevention/detection and corporate network security vendors a head start to add signatures and filters to protect against Microsoft software vulnerabilities.

May 21, 2008 by

Cisco plugs holes in Voice Portal, SSH implementation

It's Patch Day in the land of Cisco.The network routing and switching giant today released three security bulletins with patches for multiple vulnerabilities affecting the Cisco Voice Portal and the Secure Shell server (SSH) implementation in Cisco IOS.

January 31, 2008 by

AT&T BlackBerry outages reported

Reports have been pouring in for the last several hours.AT&T BlackBerry service, which run on AT&T's not so edgy EDGE network, are really having a rough patch with connectivity today.

August 19, 2007 by

Skype's outage: Lessons learned

Skype has its official response to its nearly two-day outage: A software bug was unearthed after numerous restarts over a Microsoft patch download.Russell Shaw has more, but here's what Skype had to say:On Thursday, 16th August 2007, the Skype peer-to-peer network became unstable and suffered a critical disruption.

February 8, 2006 by

Oracle defends security record

Oracle has shrugged off criticisms of its recent security record, saying that one of the company's biggest concerns is that its customers are so used to being secure that they are not used to applying patches.Hasan Rizvi, vice president of security products at Oracle, told ZDNet Australia  on Wednesday that unlike rival Microsoft, security has always been a high priority at the database maker.

January 31, 2006 by

23% of corporate networks rely on users applying security patches themselves

More than 65% of IT managers surveyed by LanDesk are continuing to experience security breaches and are seeking additional methods of securing their organization beyond just anti-virus software. 60% of respondents said that their organization does not have a way of scanning devices attempting to connect to their network and quarantining any system that does not meet their company's security requirements.

November 14, 2005 by

VPN flaws cause router patching nightmare

Multiple vulnerabilities found in a VPN protocol used by most router vendors means that administrators are once again being advised to patch their network hardware, which is a far bigger issue than patching servers or desktops.Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland on Monday said they had found multiple vulnerabilities in the Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol [ISAKMP], which is used to create secure tunnels over the public Internet.

October 23, 2005 by

Cisco crawls to a patchable IOS for all

Cisco is aiming to make its Internetwork Operating System (IOS) easier to patch because administrators using the company's network hardware have been reluctant to upgrade even though serious security flaws have been discovered in the software.Following the disclosure of a serious security flaw in IOS earlier this year, Cisco has been trying to persuade its customers to upgrade to the latest version of its operating system.


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