Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, and more

Microsoft has patched 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer and SQL Server, two of which have already been exploited by attackers and three that have been publicly disclosed. The patches are covered in 14 security bulletins, one dedicated to Adobe Flash Player which is upgraded through Windows Update in Windows 10 and 8.1. … Read more

Android patches fix Drammer RAM attack, but leave the Dirty Cow exploit to roam

Google released a new monthly batch of security patches for Android, fixing a dozen critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to compromise devices. One of the mitigated issues is a bit-flipping attack against memory chips that could lead to privilege escalation, but a more widespread rooting vulnerability in the Linux kernel remains unpatched. While Google … Read more

New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge update brings security patches, other changes

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy Note Edge smartphone. Weighing in at over 350MB, and carrying a firmware version of XXU1DPJ1, the update brings along Android security patches for the month of October. In addition, the update – which is currently hitting unlocked units in Europe – also includes battery … Read more

Android device updates: August security patches are on their way for Nexus devices

The Android update world slowed to a crawl this week. But there was plenty of other news to get our attention, with Samsung showing off the Galaxy Note 7 and several new rumors about all the new software tricks in the upcoming Nexus phones. Each week, we compile all the major software updates to hit … Read more

Latest,Priv,Marshmallow,beta,brings,August,security,patches

BlackBerry has started rolling out another Marshmallow beta update to its Priv smartphone, making it the eighth beta build that has been rolled out to the device. The update weighs in at around 186MB. Carrying a build number of AAF960, the latest beta update is available for all Privs on the beta program, except AT&T … Read more

Android receives patches for severe flaws in hardware drivers and media server

The June batch of Android security patches addresses almost two dozen vulnerabilities in system drivers fornumerous hardware additives from several chipset makers. the most important number of essential and excessive severity flaws had been patched in the Qualcomm video driving force, sound driving force, GPU motive force, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a driving force, and digicam motive force. a … Read more