Microsoft Pulls Security Update After Crash Reports
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 12, 2013
Windows users should uninstall a patch Microsoft released on Tuesday.
Tags: Microsoft, security vulnerability, Patch Tuesday, patch, crash
Microsoft Issues Emergency Update for Internet Explorer
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 15, 2013
The update patches a zero-day vulnerability in the browser.
Tags: Microsoft, security vulnerabilities, Internet Explorer, IE, patch, update
Experts Say Oracle's Emergency Java Patch Doesn't Go Far Enough
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 14, 2013
Oracle updated Java on Sunday, but experts question whether it's safe for users to enable Java on their browsers.
Tags: Java, Oracle, browser, security vulnerability, patch
Experts Say All Computer Users Should Disable Java ASAP
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 11, 2013
Hackers are currently exploiting a security vulnerability in Java, and there is no patch or workaround.
Tags: Java, Oracle, security vulnerability, patch
Microsoft Urges Users to Patch Internet Explorer Flaw
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 18, 2012
The company has release a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, but the patch is complicated to deploy.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, Internet Explorer, patch, vulnerability, zero-day
Oracle Releases Emergency Java Patch to Block Zero-Day Exploits
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 31, 2012
Security researchers confirm that the update addresses the vulnerability exploited by two attacks identified earlier this week.
Tags: Java, Oracle, security, patch, update, hack attacks, Zero-Day exploit
Oracle to Release 88 Security Fixes Next Week
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 13, 2012
The patches will address vulnerabilities in Oracle databases, Fusion Middleware, MySQL, Siebel CRM, PeopleSoft and other applications.
Tags: MySQL, database, Oracle, security, bugs, Solaris, patch, vulnerabilities, Fusion Middleware, Glassfish, Siebel CRM
Apple Patches Record Number of Safari 5 Bugs with Monster Update
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 13, 2012
A new patch for the browser fixes 83 security vulnerabilities, 72 of them rated "critical."
Tags: security, Apple, browser, Safari, patch, vulnerabilities
Red Hat Challenges Open Source Moochers
By Paul Rubens | Article Published March 10, 2011
Red Hat moves to block enteprise software players that attempt to take advantage of its open source strategy.
Tags: open source, Oracle, Novell, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, patch
Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Light Release
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 05, 2010
This release will be a marked contrast to recent Patch Tuesdays, in which Microsoft offered long lists of patches.
Tags: security, Microsoft, malware, Patch Tuesday, patch
Microsoft Releases "Google Attack" Patch
By - Reuters | Article Published January 22, 2010
The patch protects IE users from attacks like those directed at Google in China last week.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, patches, patch
Free, Comprehensive Windows Patch Notification: Secunia
By Michael Horowitz | Article Published November 02, 2009
Microsoft issues patches for its own software, but Windows apps from other vendors remain a problem. Secunia offers a free online software inspector for patch notification.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Mozilla, patch, bug