Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2022 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2022 Edition

Microsoft today released software updates to plug security holes in its Windows operating systems and related software. This month's relatively light patch batch is refreshingly bereft of any zero-day threats, or even ...
Who Wrote the ALPHV/BlackCat Ransomware Strain?

Who Wrote the ALPHV/BlackCat Ransomware Strain?

In December 2021, researchers discovered a new ransomware-as-a-service named ALPHV (a.k.a. "BlackCat"), considered to be the first professional cybercrime group to create and use a ransomware strain in the Rust programming language ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, November 2021 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, November 2021 Edition

Microsoft Corp. today released updates to quash at least 55 security bugs in its Windows operating systems and other software. Two of the patches address vulnerabilities that are already being used in ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2021 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2021 Edition

Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug dozens of security holes in Windows and related products, including a vulnerability that is already being exploited in active attacks. Also, Apple has issued an ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2021 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2021 Edition

Microsoft today rolled out updates to plug at least 56 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software. One of the bugs is already being actively exploited, and six of ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, January 2021 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, January 2021 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug more than 80 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software, including one that is actively being exploited and another which was disclosed prior ...
Patch Tuesday, Good Riddance 2020 Edition

Patch Tuesday, Good Riddance 2020 Edition

Microsoft today issued its final batch of security updates for Windows PCs in 2020, ending the year with a relatively light patch load. Nine of the 58 security vulnerabilities addressed this month ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Sept. 2020 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Sept. 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to remedy nearly 130 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system and supported software. None of the flaws are known to be currently under active exploitation, but 23 ...
‘Wormable’ Flaw Leads July Microsoft Patches

‘Wormable’ Flaw Leads July Microsoft Patches

Microsoft today released updates to plug a whopping 123 security holes in Windows and related software, including fixes for a critical, "wormable" flaw in Windows Server versions that Microsoft says is likely ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, April 2020 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, April 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to fix 113 security vulnerabilities in its various Windows operating systems and related software. Those include at least three flaws that are actively being exploited, as well as ...