bandaid, fix, repair

Venom bug bites several virtualization platforms, patching needed

The bite caused by a bug found in many virtualization platforms may not be as severe as first thought, according...

May 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

Stop the panic when major bugs have to be patched

Patching is one of those less glamorous tasks that have to be assigned to IT staff, yet it is an...

April 9th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

Cisco issues fixes for IOS/IOS XE software

Cisco Systems has released seven security notes with a range of software fixes for network devices that run its IOS and IOS...

March 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Ten tips for more secure sofware

Zero-day Windows exploit could come via PowerPoint

The latest weapon hackers are using to get into many versions of Windows are PowerPoint slides. Microsoft issued a security advisory this week...

October 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

YouTube popularity attracting criminals

YouTube popularity attracting criminals

Enterprises are increasingly using YouTube as their vehicle for hosting internal an external videos. However, researchers at vendor Trend Micro...

October 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ten tips for more secure sofware

Hackers using new Windows vulnerability

Microsoft is rushing out a patch for a newly-discovered zero-day vulnerability which affects all currently  supported versions of  Windows (including...

October 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Unlocked

Microsoft, Cisco look after vulnerabilities

Two major suppliers of IT applications are looking after vulnerabilities they've discovered. Microsoft Corp. will ship several critical patches to...

July 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Microsoft Office update problem reported

One of the benefits of cloud computing is supposed to be that it relieves IT departments from the burden of...

June 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Heartbleed update: Things are better

The bleed goes on: new OpenSSL flaws found

Just as the furor over Heartbleed bug seemed to be dying down a bit, and analysts were beginning to issue...

June 8th, 2014 Andrew Brooks