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S3 Ep143: Supercookie surveillance shenanigans

by Paul Ducklin SING A SONG OF SUPERCOOKIES Remembering the slide rule. What you need to know about Patch Tuesday. Supercookie surveillance shenanigans. When bugs arrive in pairs. Apple’s rapid patch that needed a rapid patch. User-Agent considered harmful. No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. With Doug Aamoth . . . Read more

Microsoft patches four zero-days, finally takes action against crimeware kernel drivers

by Paul Ducklin This Tuesday, 2023-07-11, was Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday for July 2023, so here’s a brief reminder to do two things: Patch early, patch often. More than 100 vulnerabilities were patched this month, including four zero-day security holes for which working exploit code already exists. Even though everyone was . . . Read more

Microsoft fixes a zero-day – and two curious bugs that take the Secure out of Secure Boot

by Paul Ducklin It’s Patch Tuesday Week (if you will allow us our daily pleonasm), and Microsoft’s updates include fixes for a number of security holes that the company has dubbed Critical, along with a zero-day fix, although the 0-day only gets a rating of Important. The 0-day probably got . . . Read more

S3 Ep 126: The price of fast fashion (and feature creep) [Audio + Text]

by Paul Ducklin THE PRICE OF FAST FASHION Lucky Thirteen! The price of fast fashion. Firefox fixes. Feature creep fail curtailed in Patch Tuesday. No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. With Paul Ducklin and Chester Wisniewski. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. You can listen to us . . . Read more

Microsoft fixes two 0-days on Patch Tuesday – update now!

by Paul Ducklin Thanks to the precise four-week length of February this year, last month’s coincidence of Firefox and Microsoft updates has happened once again. Last month, Microsoft dealt with three zero-days, by which we mean security holes that cybercriminals found first, and figured out how to abuse in real-life . . . Read more