The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced a “prize competition” for creating a software or hardware-based solution with the ability to auto-patch vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Today we are surrounded by a number of Internet-connected devices. Our homes are filled with tiny computers embedded in everything from security cameras, TVs and refrigerators to thermostat and door
Microsoft patched a half-dozen critical browser vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed, but apparently not used in attacks as of yet.
Microsoft released 10 security bulletins on Patch Tuesday that included patches for five zero day vulnerabilities under attack that had not been publicly disclosed until today.
The news of the week is discussed, including Schneier’s DDoS article, a patched IE/Edge zero day, a new OS X malware detection method, and Google’s Project Zero prize.
Microsoft today released nine security bulletins as part of its August 2016 Patch Tuesday updates.
Apple deployed patches for nearly all of its products, including Safari, OS X, iOS, Apple TV’s tvOS, and watchOS on Monday.
Oracle patched 154 vulnerabilities in 54 different products as part of its regularly scheduled Critical Patch Update Tuesday.
Adobe has decided to patch the zero day vulnerability that was disclosed in Flash Player earlier this week today — instead of next week as originally scheduled.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about all of the patches from Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle, the Flash security saga and the Darkode forum takedown.
Samsung said today it will no longer automatically disable Windows updates on PCs and laptops it manufactures and will release a patch “within a few days.”