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It’s a bad week for all things network security as Cisco spewed out 20 Security Advisories and Alerts – two critical and three high-impact – that customers should be aware of and implement patches where they can. Cisco, like other big enterprise vendors, regularly issues security warnings but 20 in one day is an unusual […]

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Microsoft’s batch of security patches for March is one of the largest ever and includes fixes for several vulnerabilities that are publicly known and actively exploited. The company published 17 security bulletins covering 135 vulnerabilities in its own products and one separate bulletin for Flash Player, which has its security patches distributed through Windows Update. […]

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As a consequence of skipping its February Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft is leaving two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities unpatched with proof-of-concept exploits available for both. That raises the stakes exponentially on possible attacks, said Tod Beardsley, senior research director at Rapid7. “While there may not be active campaigns to exploit these issues today, the clock does […]

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