BetaNews: Microsoft fixes multiple actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities as part of Patch Tuesday

BetaNews: Microsoft fixes multiple actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities as part of Patch Tuesday. “Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday security updates are always important, but the ones released this week are particularly important. Not only do the fixes address numerous zero-day vulnerabilities, but the security flaws they fix were being actively exploited. In all, Microsoft has plugged 113 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities this month. 17 of these are marked as being critical, and 96 as important.”

Krebs on Security: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2020 Edition

Krebs on Security: Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2020 Edition. “Microsoft…released updates to plug nearly 100 security holes in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) that is actively being exploited. Also, Adobe has issued a bevy of security updates for its various products, including Flash Player and Adobe Reader/Acrobat.”

Krebs on Security: Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Krebs on Security: Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday. “Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Microsoft Corp. is slated to release a software update on Tuesday to fix an extraordinarily serious security vulnerability in a core cryptographic component present in all versions of Windows. Those sources say Microsoft has quietly shipped a patch for the bug to branches of the U.S. military and to other high-value customers/targets that manage key Internet infrastructure, and that those organizations have been asked to sign agreements preventing them from disclosing details of the flaw prior to Jan. 14, the first Patch Tuesday of 2020.”

Neowin: Here’s what’s new in this month’s Patch Tuesday for Windows 7 and 8.1

Neowin: Here’s what’s new in this month’s Patch Tuesday for Windows 7 and 8.1. “It’s that time of the month again when every supported version of Windows gets an update with a bunch of fixes. This week, in addition to cumulative updates, we saw the release of the Windows 10 November 2019 Update. Windows 7 and 8.1 haven’t been forgotten just yet, and there’s a couple of updates for these older versions of the OS, too.”

Patch Tuesday: Here’s what’s new for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 (Neowin)

Neowin: Patch Tuesday: Here’s what’s new for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. “It’s the second Tuesday of October, which means it’s time for another one of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesdays. Along with updates for every supported version of Windows 10, Microsoft has released updates for users on Windows 8.1 and WIndows 7 SP1.”

Krebs on Security: Patch Tuesday, September 2019 Edition

Krebs on Security: Patch Tuesday, September 2019 Edition. “Microsoft today issued security updates to plug some 80 security holes in various flavors of its Windows operating systems and related software. The software giant assigned a ‘critical’ rating to almost a quarter of those vulnerabilities, meaning they could be used by malware or miscreants to hijack vulnerable systems with little or no interaction on the part of the user.”

Krebs on Security: Patch Tuesday Lowdown, July 2019 Edition

Krebs on Security: Patch Tuesday Lowdown, July 2019 Edition. “Microsoft today released software updates to plug almost 80 security holes in its Windows operating systems and related software. Among them are fixes for two zero-day flaws that are actively being exploited in the wild, and patches to quash four other bugs that were publicly detailed prior to today, potentially giving attackers a head start in working out how to use them for nefarious purposes.”