Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, November 27, 2011

Important Security Updates Mac RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities: Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Mac RealPlayer, which can be exploited to compromise a user’s system. The vulnerabilities are highly critical and are reported in versions 12.0.0.1701 and prior. Update to version 12.0.0.1703. Click here for technical details. RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities: Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in RealPlayer, which […]

Cyber Security News of the Week, November 27, 2011

Information at Risk Coach’s wife charged with illegally changing player grades: The wife of a Chicagoland football coach has been accused of illegally using a school administration password and changing the grades of more than 40 of her husband’s players. Yahoo News, November 22, 2011 Tricare military beneficiaries being informed of stolen personal data: The […]

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, November 20, 2011

Important Security Updates Apple iTunes 10.5.1: Apple’s updated iTunes includes a vulnerability patch. The update is available from within iTunes. Google Chrome version 15.0.874.121: Google has updated Chrome to fix a highly critical vulnerability. The update is available from within the program. Current Adobe Flash and Java Versions Adobe Flash: The current version is 11.1.102.55 […]

Cyber Security News of the Week, November 20, 2011

Cyber Security Story of the Week — Securing Androids and Other Smart Devices Two stories this week illustrate the challenge of securing mobile apps. In Android malware infections skyrocket, Juniper Networks reports skyrocketing rates of Android malware infection while App Freedom Vs. Corporate Security illustrates the challenges organizations have in helping users keep their Androids […]

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, November 13, 2011

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player version 11.1.102.55: Adobe has issued a critical software update for its Flash Player software that fixes at least a dozen security vulnerabilities, several  of them highly critical. Updates are available for Windows, Mac, Linux,  Solaris and Android versions of Flash and Adobe Air. To find out if you have Flash […]

Cyber Security News of the Week, November 6, 2011

Cyber Security Story of the Week Our lead story of the week is the breach disclosure from UCLA Health System: U.C.L.A. Health System Warns About Stolen Records. 16,288 medical records were on a computer stolen from a Doctor’s home as part of a robbery. The good news was that the hard drive was encrypted. The […]