Nearly a quarter of Australian organisations have suffered an interruption to their business due to an IT security attack or breach over the past 12 months, according to new research by Telstra.
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In addition to the new Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft reissued two older updates to fix problems in them and tightened up SSL security in Internet Explorer.
Yes, you still can trick Microsoft into giving you security updates for Windows XP. No, it's not a good idea. You are not protected.
After cyberattack resulted in internal networks being shuttered and confidential files leaked across the web, Sony has pulled in the professionals.
BitSight found that although the retail industry is still very much a hack target, 75 percent of retailers hit with a breach managed to improve their security effectiveness.
One Microsoft security update from yesterday stands out from the rest for severity and unanswered questions. Apply the MS14-066 update now or at least make sure your IPS has updates for it.
[UPDATED] Does Microsoft find and fix security problems in their own products? You might assume so, but the company gives no reason to believe it. I assume they do, but silently.
In addition to security patches, Microsoft releases bug fixes and other small changes every month. November will be a heavy month.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 7, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
On Patch Tuesday next week Microsoft will issue a large number of updates, five of them critical. The Windows 10 previews are affected as well.
Google's WebView for Android will get updates from Google Play, enabling faster security and feature updates.
Three of the five updates for Windows are rated critical. There is just one for Office and one for ASP.NET MVC.
New versions fix eight security vulnerabilities, several of which could result in system compromise.
It looks like the infiltrators had a look around in JPMorgan's June security breach -- but did not manage to siphon customer funds from bank accounts.
A draft document released by the Australian Department of Finance outlines requirements for government IT contractors to notify customers within 12 hours once they become aware of actual or suspected security incidents.
The tech giant's stock price has plummeted over the past 24 hours, sending Apple shares to a low not experienced since January.
Three non-security updates that were withdrawn shortly after release in August have been re-released. Unexplained changes made to over 100 x64 Windows 7 updates.
The latest security audits also blanket additional coverage for Google+ and Hangouts.
USIS, which performs background checks for the Department of Homeland Security, revealed that it was hacked earlier this month. The same company vetted Edward Snowden for the government.
Microsoft announced today that it's dropping support, including security updates, for older Internet Explorer versions. The changes, which take effect in 18 months, are meant to push the vast Windows installed base to Internet Explorer 11.
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