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Patch now to stop hackers blindly crashing your Windows computers

by Paul Ducklin As you know, our usual advice for Patch Tuesday boils down to four words, “Patch early, patch often.” There were 56 newly-reported vulnerabilities fixed in this month’s patches from Microsoft, with four of them offering attackers the chance of finding remote code execution (RCE) exploits. Remote code . . . Read more

Record Levels of Software Bugs Plague Short-Staffed IT Teams in 2020

As just one symptom, 83 percent of the Top 30 U.S. retailers have vulnerabilities which pose an “imminent” cyber-threat, including Amazon, Costco, Kroger and Walmart.

Adobe Warns Windows, MacOS Users of Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

The critical-severity Adobe Acrobat and Reader vulnerabilities could enable arbitrary code execution and are part of a 14-CVE patch update. Adobe has fixed critical-severity flaws tied to four CVEs in the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat and Reader family of application software services. The vulnerabilities could be exploited . . . Read more