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Microsoft's Out-of-Cycle Patches Could be Tip of Iceberg
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft released two out-of-cycle security updates, MS09-034 and MS09-035, earlier this week to address a set of vulnerabilities affecting Internet Explorer and Visual Studio (MS09-034 and MS09-035 respectively).

Interestingly, the non-standard patch release isn't a result of attacks already ta....
Posted: 31 July 2009 20:46

Microsoft to Issue Critical Out-of-Cycle Patch
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft is scheduled to release out-of-cycle patches this coming week, when it releases two patches, a Critical one for Internet Explorer, and a Moderate one for Visual Studio. The Advance Notification identifies that both patches will address the same vulnerability, with the Internet Explorer al....
Posted: 27 July 2009 00:45

Hiding Content in PDF files
Posted in: Information Security
Didier Stevens' work with demystifying the inner workings of the PDF file format has attracted attention over recent months and his most recent discovery holds promise for adding PDF files to the list of formats that can be used to hide surreptitious content from prying eyes, with the added benefit ....
Posted: 19 July 2009 23:59

Microsoft Security Patch Release July 2009 Advance Notification
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft have released their Advance Notification for their planned July 2009 security updates.

A total of six patches are planned for, with three Critical updates for various components of Windows, which are expected to cover at least the publicised DirectShow vulnerability and the recently dis....
Posted: 11 July 2009 03:22

Learning Information Handling Lessons From Celebrity Tragedy
Posted in: Information Security
In the space of a week and a half the world has lost some major celebrities, with Billy Mays, Farrah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, and Michael Jackson all passing away. Although each passing is tragic, it is the sudden death of Michael Jackson that has had the most effect on the online world, though there a....
Posted: 2 July 2009 03:23

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