Microsoft today fixed at least 87 security problems in Windows and programs that run on top of the operating system. By far, the most dangerous bug patched this month is CVE-2020-16898. Described as a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the Windows TCP/IP stack, this bug can allow attackers to take over Windows systems by sending […]
Windows 10’s October 2020 Update, also known as the 20H2 update, is coming soon. This update is focused on bug and performance fixes, but it has some larger changes—like the removal of the System Control Panel.
The October 2020 Update is already available to download for those in the Windows Insider Program, and is expected to roll out widely in. The update, also known as Windows 10 version 20H2, includes the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, and updates to the Start menu, taskbar and notifications.
Microsoft believes that Build 19042.508 is the final build and still plan on continuing to improve the overall experience of the October 2020 Update on customers’ PCs as part of our normal servicing cadence.
Windows Zerologon PoC exploits allow domain takeover. Patch Now!
Last month, Microsoft patched a very interesting vulnerability that would allow an attacker with a foothold on your internal network to essentially become Domain Admin with one click. All that is required is for a connection to the Domain Controller to be possible from the attacker’s viewpoint.
Technology is advancing at a fast rate nowadays and this is strongly reflected in the world of software. Over the past few decades, a lot of specialized programs and apps have been developed to aid in all types of activities. As they are improved over time, users have to make sure updates are installed when available in order to gain access to new features, potential fixes for bugs etc. Considering the vast amount of software that is currently being used commercially, it’s understandable how some users might feel overwhelmed by the task of keeping your software up to date.
Critical Updates, Security Updates, Service Packs, Patches, and many more terms pile up together with all the other tasks of cleaning and protecting your machines and start resembling a chore. Add to this the fact that some updates have a tendency to slow down hardware performance or even interrupt the users work and it becomes a nuisance.
Microsoft today released updates to remedy nearly 130 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system and supported software. None of the flaws are known to be currently under active exploitation, but 23 of them could be exploited by malware or malcontents to seize complete control of Windows computers with little or no help from users. […]