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By Nick Lewis Evaluate Jun 17, 2016

Why wasn't the Java serialization vulnerability patched?

An old Java serialization vulnerability has popped up again in PayPal's servers. Expert Nick Lewis explains how this vulnerability works and why it had not been patched. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Sep 15, 2016

MySQL vulnerability disclosed, status of patches uncertain

Oracle's lack of response to security researchers raises more questions after a zero-day MySQL vulnerability was reported, though patches may have already been released. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Sep 14, 2016

Monthly Windows rollup: Simplification or loss of patching control?

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday will change drastically in October, and experts disagree whether the new monthly Windows rollup will make patching simpler or more of a hassle. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Evaluate Sep 14, 2016

How is Windows hot patching exploited by APT groups?

The hot-patching feature in Windows servers is vulnerable to attacks from APT groups. Expert Nick Lewis explains what hot patching is and how to mitigate its flaw. Continue Reading


By Kevin Beaver Manage Sep 14, 2016

Juggling Windows Server vulnerability scans and patching

Regular Windows Server vulnerability scans can close any gaps in IT's security perimeter, when paired with a regimented patching process Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Aug 26, 2016

Apple patches triple iOS security threat

Businesses and consumers are being urged to update their versions of Apple's iOS to fix three critical, zero-day vulnerabilities that enable attackers to spy on victims Continue Reading


By Paul Korzeniowski Manage Aug 17, 2016

Patch servers the right way without wasting time

It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it. With this guidance, administrators can streamline server patching processes. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Aug 05, 2016

How did a Java vulnerability with a bad patch go unnoticed?

An old Java vulnerability was discovered to have been ineffectually patched. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this happened and what can be done to prevent other bad patches. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News May 10, 2016

May 2016 Patch Tuesday: IE zero-day patch tops the list

Microsoft's May 2016 Patch Tuesday takes aim at an IE zero-day vulnerability, which experts say is the top priority, as well as a couple server-side flaws to keep an eye on. Continue Reading


News Jul 12, 2016

July Patch Tuesday plugs hole in .NET framework

Security analysts say an important bulletin to shut down a .NET framework vulnerability should get top patching priority on Windows Server systems. Continue Reading