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Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019 Security Updates Released

January 9th, 2019
Microsoft has issued its first Patch Tuesday for this year to address 49 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, 7 of which are rated critical, 40 important and 2 moderate in severity. Just one of the security vulnerabilities patched by the tech giant this month has been reported as being publicly known at the time of release, and none are

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Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Two Critical Flaws in Acrobat and Reader

January 4th, 2019
I hope you had biggest, happiest and craziest New Year celebration, but now it’s time to come back at work and immediately update your systems to patch new security flaws that could exploit your computer just by opening a PDF file. Adobe has issued an out-of-band security update to patch two critical vulnerabilities in the company's Acrobat and Reader for both the Windows and macOS operating

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Microsoft Issues Patch for Windows Zero-Day Flaw Under Active Attack

December 12th, 2018
Microsoft today, on its year-end December Patch Tuesday, released security updates to patch a total 39 vulnerabilities its Windows operating systems and applications—10 of which are rated as critical and other important in severity. One of the security vulnerabilities patched by the tech giant this month is listed as publicly known at the time of release, and one is a zero-day reported as being

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Windows 10 Will Now Let You Reset Forgotten Password Directly From the Lock Screen

July 17th, 2017

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update bigger than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release.

Microsoft is finally adding one of the much-requested features to Windows 10: Pin and Password recovery option directly from the lock screen.

Yes, the next big update of Windows 10,

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WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

May 15th, 2017

By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware, and are wondering what’s going on, who is doing this, and whether your computer is secure from this insanely fast-spreading threat that has already hacked nearly 200,000 Windows PCs over the weekend.

The only positive thing about this attack is that — you are here — as after reading this easy-to-understandable

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WannaCry Kill-Switch(ed)? It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Arrives

May 13th, 2017

Update — After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers from WannaCry, read our latest article “WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately.” 

If you are following the news, by now you might be aware that a security researcher has activated a “Kill Switch” which apparently stopped the WannaCry

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Microsoft releases 12 Security Updates; Including 6 Critical Patches

December 14th, 2016

For the last Patch Tuesday for this year, Microsoft has released 12 security bulletins, half of which are rated ‘critical’ as they give attackers remote code execution capabilities on the affected computers.

The security bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and Edge.

The first critical security bulletin, MS16-144, patches a total of 8 security

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Microsoft, Adobe and Mozilla issue Critical Security Patch Updates

May 13th, 2015

This week you have quite a long list of updates to follow from Microsoft, Adobe as well as Firefox.

Despite announcing plans to kill its monthly patch notification for Windows 10, the tech giant has issued its May 2015 Patch Tuesday, releasing 13 security bulletins that addresses a total of 48 security vulnerabilities in many of their products.

Separately, Adobe has also pushed a

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Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications; Now for Paid Members Only

January 10th, 2015

Microsoft began issuing Patch Tuesday updates publically in advance over ten years ago, but from next every second Tuesday of the Month, if you want to see what security patches Microsoft is going to issue, then you will have to pay for it.

UPDATE ALERTS FOR PAID CUSTOMERS ONLY

Yes right, Microsoft has decided to ditch its Advanced Notification Service (ANS) and will no longer be

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