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More patch problems reported with MS14-066/KB 2992611/WinShock

Botched patch is still on Automatic Update. If Amazon, IBM, and BlackBerry can offer straight talk, why not Microsoft?

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OS X Yosemite update fails to solve Mac Wi-Fi mess

Early reports say OS X 10.10.1 does not resuscitate Mac Wi-Fi connections

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Microsoft does it again, botches KB 2992611 SChannel patch

Last Tuesday's MS14-066 causes some servers to inexplicably hang, AWS or IIS to break, and Microsoft Access to roll over and play dead

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Microsoft quietly yanks botched October patch KB 3000061

Microsoft appears to have pulled last month's MS 14-058/KB 3000061 kernel mode driver patch without warning or explanation

Adobe fixes 18 vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Fifteen of the vulnerabilities addressed in the updates are critical and can result in remote code execution

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Microsoft plans monster security update for next week

'Whopping … overwhelming' slate with 16 security updates is the biggest in more than three years

Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

The mention in the release notes indicates Apple has finally acknowledged the OS may have a Wi-Fi bug

Microsoft endorses workaround for botched Windows patch KB 3000061

Two weeks after users offered a fix for the MS 14-058/KB 3000061 kernel mode driver installation problem, Microsoft confirms it works

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Advisory says to assume all Drupal 7 websites are compromised

Drupal urged users to apply an update on Oct. 13, but only those who patched within seven hours may be in the clear

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Windows 10 build 9860 gets two rapid-fire patches, KB 3008956 and KB 3010668

Microsoft is advising users to install the updates to fix problems with missing text and a power/sleep issue

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Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past patch

Last week's security update 'not robust enough,' say researchers who co-reported flaw

Microsoft discloses zero-day flaw in PowerPoint, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using a PowerPoint flaw that affects nearly all versions of Windows, the company says

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Microsoft warns users to kill botched KB 2949927 patch

Microsoft yanked SHA-2 patch KB 2949927, and now goes further and cautions users to uninstall the update

Microsoft yanks botched patch KB 2949927, re-issues KB 2952664

Windows 7 upgrade compatibility patch gets a tweaked installer, while the SHA-2 hashing patch is summarily removed without explanation

Browser makers spell out anti-POODLE plans

The top three browser makers announced yesterday how they will deal with the design flaw in SSL 3.0 after researchers revealed that their "POODLE" attack method can steal encrypted information and pilfer browser session cookies.

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Four more botched Microsoft patches: KB 3000061, KB 2984972, KB 2949927, KB 2995388

Windows users are reporting significant problems with four more October Black Tuesday patches

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Windows 7 patch KB 2952664 fails with error 80242016

Microsoft sends KB 2952664 through the automatic update chute for the seventh time -- and still can't get it right

Hackers exploit two more Windows zero-day bugs

Microsoft plans to add this pair of vulnerabilities to today's Patch Tuesday

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