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The Queensland Department of Health is working to patch what it is calling a 'computer infrastructure issue' that has affected the department's central data service centre, which is hooked into the state's hospital network.
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.
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?
Oracle has released a patch for a server flaw that can be exploited over a network without the use of a username or password.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Reports have been pouring in for the last several hours.Devices such as the iPhone and BlackBerry, both of which run on AT&T's not so edgy EDGE network, are really having a rough patch with connectivity today.
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.
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.
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.
A Gartner analyst urges businesses to test out security patches, especially those that run on third-party and in-house applications, before implementing them.
As your Windows network grows, so do your patch management duties – unless you find a way to automate the process. We give you a few pointers to keep your systems up-to-date
Companies failing to apply a long-available patch for a Network Associates security application risk being hit by a malicious e-mail that crashes Microsoft Exchange servers.
Users of file sharing programs such as Kazaa and iMesh are urged to install a security patch after a bug was discovered in their underlying network.
P2P file sharing network users were urged to install a patch to fix a 'serious' security vulnerability that has been discovered by Random Nut
Currently, the accepted system for security issues is to wait for holes to be revealed in a program or network, then patch the holes. But columnist Robert Vamosi says it's time for an inside-out security solution instead of a stream of patches.
Users of Microsoft Windows 2000 are subject to a "Local Security PolicyCorruption" vulnerability that can boot them off their network, or in aworst-case scenario, deny network access to all users in a given domain.Microsoft (msft) has issued a free patch to protect users from this new attack.
Some users report that Apple's OT Tuner 1.0 security flaw patch causes loss of all network connectivity or crashes during startup.
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