Microsoft Security Bulletin: June 2013 Release!

Welcome to another round of security updates.  This is the last one for the financial year of you talk in that language. The following tables outlined the bulletins being released this month.  Make sure you prioritize these updates where appropriate in your environment. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: May 2013 Release!

Welcome to another security bulletin release.  This month we have 10 security bulletin updates plus a firmware update for Surface RT and Surface Pro.  The great thing about the new Surface Pro firmware update is we now support PXE booting with the Surface Pro Ethernet adapter.  This will be great for enterprises to get a…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: March 2013 Release

This month is pretty busy in the updates arena so make sure you check out the details below.  Plus this month there is an update for IE 10 to fully support flash as reported on the IE blog earlier this week.  And if you have a Surface RT device there is another firmware update as…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: January 2013 Release

Happy New Year everyone!  What better way to start things off than with a bunch of new security updates.  Check out the details below of this months security bulletin.  Pretty busy one this time around so make sure you check them out.  One thing I did notice is another firmware update has come out for…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2012 Release

Hi Everyone!  This month is quite a busy one when it comes to updates.  We have a total of 7 updates however I’ve been seeing up to 15 on some of my machines and if you have a Surface we have another system update available as well. Bulletin Information Executive Summaries The following table summarizes…


Is your Browser keeping you safe online?

Recently I’ve been running some IT Camps around the country and recently in Brisbane we got a bit off topic and started talking about browsers and what people are using.   Being a technical audience; a lot of folks use Firefox and Chrome with some Internet Explorer sprinkled in.  I of course was curious as to…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: February 2012 Release

Please see details below of the security bulletin being released today and make sure you apply these updates where it makes sense in your environment. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on February 14, 2012. Security bulletins are…


Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative: Ten Years On!

It’s hard to believe that ten years ago today Bill Gates sent out a memo announcing the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative.  The goal of this initiative was to ensure that the technology we use every day is as reliable as the electricity that powers your home and business.  Around this time there were a series…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2011 Release

This month we are releasing 13 security bulletins for new vulnerabilities.  Please see the details below and make sure you apply these in your environments where applicable.  I’ve provided more technical details below as well. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security…


Microsoft Security Advisory: Level 1 Alert!

Please see details below for a Level 1 Security Advisory being released today. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to notify you that Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2641690 – Fraudulent Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing – on November 10, 2011. Summary Microsoft is aware that DigiCert Sdn. Bhd, a Malaysian…