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Microsoft engineer: ‘Definitely problems’ with test process after crippling Windows patch

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 22nd, 2014 Employee says latest ‘Blue Screen of Death’ screw-up affects only 1 in 10,000 PCs. A week after Microsoft pulled a Patch Tuesday update that crippled an unknown number of Windows 7 PCs, the company has yet to provide a working fix for either the original vulnerability or …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday focuses on Internet Explorer

By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 Microsoft issued 29 patches for its browser, including one that covers a critical vulnerability. Microsoft has issued 29 patches for its Internet Explorer browser, including one fixing a critical vulnerability that would allow a remote attacker to gain access to a computer from over the …

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Cisco patches traffic snooping flaw in operating systems used by its networking gear

By Lucian Constantin, TechWorld | August 4th, 2014 The vulnerability affects the OSPF routing protocol implementation on Cisco networking equipment. Cisco Systems said attackers could disrupt or intercept traffic in many of its networking products unless a new security update is applied to the software they run. The issue affects the implementation of the Open …

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Patch alert: Update browsers’ Flash ASAP to block log-on theft

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | July 8th, 2014 Google engineer releases hacking tool, Adobe issues fix; IE10, IE11 and Chrome auto-update for users Users of Google’s Chrome and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) and IE11 can rest easy today knowing that their browsers will automatically update to the latest version of Adobe Flash, which will …

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Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates

By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | July 8th, 2014 Critical IE patches address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution Another month of security updates from Microsoft means, once again, another round of fixes for the company’s Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, as well as a set of updates for the Windows operating …

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