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The compromised website is redirecting all traffic to a Nuclear Exploit Kit targeting vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Oracle Java and Microsoft Silverlight software.
The figures are from the Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report by UK-based security firm Avecto, in which the company pulled data from every Patch Tuesday issued by Microsoft in 2014.
In this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is serving up a dozen security-related updates for Windows, including two fixes for vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed. In addition to five Critical security updates, today's list includes fixes for the cross-platform FREAK flaw.
Redmond has said that the FREAK security flaw is found in versions of its Windows operating system from Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and higher.
This month's Patch Tuesday release includes three updates rated Critical, including a massive security update that fixes more than 40 flaws in Internet Explorer. A recently disclosed XSS vulnerability remains unpatched, however, and one Windows Server 2003 bug won't be fixed.
This patch eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Service. The vulnerability could allow enable an attacker,...
Google's security team has disclosed three separate zero-day vulnerabilities on Apple's OS X platform. It seems annoying Microsoft wasn't enough.
A privilege escalation bug being exploited in the wild could turn a normal user into a domain administrator.
The TaskPad feature, which is part of Microsoft Windows 98/NT and BackOffice Server version 4.0, has a vulnerability that runs executables...
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.
UPDATED. This Patch Tuesday brings six updates but the first, a Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer, fixes 24 of the vulnerabilities.
Microsoft has failed to address a remotely exploitable security flaw affecting the most widely used version of Internet Explorer.
WordPad, the free, simple word processor that comes with Windows, is not vulnerable to the zero day RTF bug affecting Word. Will Office 2003 be fixed? [Updated with Microsoft statement.]
Microsoft has not said whether WordPad, the free word processor included with Windows, is vulnerable to the zero day flaw announced yesterday in Microsoft Word.
Windows XP's next-to-last Patch Tuesday saw four updates to it. Office 2003 is also going off support, but no updates were released today for it.
The zero day exploit reported last week as affecting only Internet Explorer 10 also affects IE 9. Microsoft has released a "Fix it".
By running users under standard, non-admin accounts, IT can prevent a very high percentage of Microsoft vulnerabilities from being exploited.
The vulnerability allowed users to create administrative accounts and take over a business' Office 365 implementation.
[UPDATED] 24 vulnerabilities in total are patched in today's round of updates, but four of them are already being exploited in the wild.
[Correction: ] One of the October Internet Explorer vulnerabilities wasn't patched until November
Microsoft has updated one of their security bulletins with the news that one of the vulnerabilities listed in it wasn't actually patched.
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