Original release date: July 20, 2015 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week.
This being the second Tuesday of the month, it’s officially Patch Tuesday. But it’s not just Microsoft Windows users who need to update today: Adobe has released fixes for several products, including a Flash Player bundle that patches two vulnerabilities for which exploit code is available online. Separately, Oracle issued a critical patch update that plugs more than two dozen security holes in Java .
Yesterday, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stopped trading, United Airlines grounded thousands of flights, and the Wall Street Journal site went down all due to computer and network related issues.
If you use Apple products — on Mac or PC — know that today is Apple Patch Day. The popular software company released six security advisories (originally five, but they had a late breaking advisory) fixing many security flaws in most of their most popular products. Watch today’s video to learn which products are affected, and what you should patch (or check the Reference section for a link to the page with all the details)
Last Sunday, 1400 Polish LOT airline passengers were probably disappointed to learn their flights were delayed for five hours. According to the airline, hackers disrupted the ground stations responsible for sending flight plans to pilots. Watch today’s video to learn about this recent airline hack, and what it means for the industry
Do you want to know about the latest security threats, but find yourself too busy solving business critical IT problems to keep up to date? Well maybe our videos can help
HTTPS usage has skyrocketed over the last few years, largely due to the “Snowden effect.” Today, the US government mandated that federal web sites must use HTTPS.