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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 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


News Jun 17, 2016

With June Patch Tuesday, users need a fix for the fix

Patch Tuesday usually relieves sys admins' headaches but the June edition handed out a few, as a patch designed to improve security for Group Policy actually took it away. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Jun 15, 2016

SAP vulnerability, reported in 2010, finally patched

SAP vulnerability patched, finally: The Java flaw was originally patched in 2010 but became the subject of an unprecedented US-CERT alert in May. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Mar 09, 2016

Crowdsourced vulnerability patching could save us all

Patching systems can be time-consuming and troublesome, so one expert suggests crowdsourced vulnerability patching to make the process faster and easier. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Aug 09, 2016

Browser vulnerabilities, Office flaws lead August 2016 Patch Tuesday

Microsoft's August 2016 Patch Tuesday focuses on critical browser vulnerabilities in Edge and Internet Explorer, as well as flaws with Microsoft Office and PDF Library. Continue Reading


By Tom Walat News Aug 09, 2016

Server admins get light workload for August Patch Tuesday

Of the nine security bulletins released for August Patch Tuesday, Windows Server operating systems are only affected by six. Continue Reading