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UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
By default, Internet Explorer on Windows client systems supports SSL version 3.0, the version recently found vulnerable to attack. Now there's another way to turn it off.
New attack for Bash flaw sees hackers spreading a remote access control tool to spy on target systems.
A Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer fixes 37 vulnerabilities, one of which is old and publicly-disclosed, although not especially severe.
Updates released today address a total of 37 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint Server 2013, the .NET Framework and SQL Server.
In a rapidly shifting attack landscape against the backdrop of a hackers' black market worth billions, if you wait to pentest -- you lose.
UPDATED. This Patch Tuesday brings six updates but the first, a Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer, fixes 24 of the vulnerabilities.
The UK government's secure network has come under attack from hackers controlled by a foreign state.
Today's updates address 66 vulnerabilities, but 59 of them are memory corruption vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer
Australian businesses in the resource and mining, financial services, and telecommunications sector are the latest targets of hackers exploiting Internet Explorer zero day.
Adding to a list of victims that includes Comcast, NullCrew released evidence it added nine targets including Spokeo, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the University of Virginia and others to its tally of hacked victims.
Oracle Java Cloud Service apps face additional risks after a researcher publishes new vulnerabilities and how to attack them.
NATO says several of its websites have been targeted in a significant attack that was claimed by Ukrainian hackers in what appeared to be the latest bout of virtual warfare linked to the country's crisis.
Seven updates fix a total of 32 vulnerabilities, four of them already publicly-disclosed. The Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer fixes a stunning 24 vulnerabilities.
It turns out the definition of "attacks" and "malicious activity" might be to blame. And a little enthusiastic over-egging of the panicky pudding.
[Correction: ] One of the October Internet Explorer vulnerabilities wasn't patched until November
Critical vulnerabilities in Flash on Windows, Mac and Linux expose users to attack.
All supported versions of Windows, Internet Explorer and Office are affected by various vulnerabilities, one of which is being exploited in the wild. Numerous non-security updates were also released.
The zero-day attack identified by FireEye as a vulnerability in Internet Explorer will, apparently by happy coincidence, be patched Tuesday as part of Microsoft's regular monthly updates.
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