Besides a previously undisclosed code-execution flaw in Microsoft Word, the tech giant patches two more zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers had been exploiting in the wild for months, as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday.
In total, Microsoft patches 45 unique vulnerabilities in its nine products, including three previously undisclosed vulnerabilities under active attack.
Microsoft on Tuesday released security update (KB 4010250) to patch flaws in Adobe Flash Player for its customers using Internet Explorer on Windows 8.1 and later, as well as Edge for Windows 10, but two already disclosed flaws remain unpatched.
Just last week, Microsoft announced that its February patches would be delayed until March due to a last minute issue, a move that led to Google
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
If your computer’s security relies on Windows BitLocker Hard Drive Encryption software, then Beware! Because anyone with physical access to your PC can still access your files within few seconds.
All an attacker need to do is hold SHIFT+F10 during Windows 10 update procedure.
Security researcher Sami Laiho discovered this simple method of bypassing BitLocker, wherein an attacker can open a
Microsoft’s July Patch Tuesday offers 11 security bulletins with six rated critical resolving almost 50 security holes in its software.
The company has patched a security flaw in the Windows Print Spooler service that affects all supported versions of Windows ever released, which if exploited could allow an attacker to take over a device via a simple mechanism.
The “critical” flaw (