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Oracle and Flash Patching News

There is a critical Flash update that arrived out-of-band this week.  Also, Oracle has released updates addressing 250 known bugs.  Please review your environments and patch accordingly. 11 more words

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Introduction to Sitecore Patching

There are several instances when you make updates to your Sitecore.config file, changes can include:

  • Adding new pipelines and processors for any custom feature implementation.
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Sitecore

Android malware ZNIU exploits DirtyCOW vulnerability

Thanks to Jagadeesh Chandraiah of SophosLabs for his behind-the-scenes work on this article.

Last year, we told you about DirtyCOWa privilege escalation bug in the Linux kernel that allows ordinary users to turn themselves into all-powerful… 636 more words

Malware

News in brief: New IoT grief; Old patch lessons; Older voting tech

Linux IoT devices used for spam

In the past year, attackers have increasingly used Linux vulnerabilities in an attempt to target IoT (Internet of Things) devices. 658 more words

Privacy

SQL Server Installation Failed Due to Pending Restart of Server?

Incidentally, the sort of problem I’m discussing here is why I (almost) always copy the patch/servicepack/media to somewhere local – each time you run a servicepack or cumulative update, the whole package decompresses to your hard drive, runs, and then deletes itself afterwards – not something that you want to wait for several times… 653 more words

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Hackers Inserted Malware into Popular CCleaner App

Please validate the update to your CCleaner installations immediately.  An automatic patch was distributed to disarm the threat, but in some cases, internal security controls may have prevented distribution. 11 more words

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