Microsoft Patch Tuesday, December 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released 58 security fixes across 10+ products and services, as part of the company’s monthly Patch Tuesday. More than a third of this month’s patches (22) are classified as remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities. These are security bugs that need to be addressed right away as they are more easily exploitable, with no user interaction, either […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, November 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released fixes for 112 separate flaws, including one zero-day vulnerability that is already being exploited to attack Windows users. Tracked as CVE-2020-17087, the zero-day was disclosed on October 30 by the Google Project Zero and TAG security teams. Google said the vulnerability was being exploited together with a Chrome zero-day to target Windows 7 and Windows […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, October 2020 Edition

Microsoft today fixed at least 87 security problems in Windows and programs that run on top of the operating system. By far, the most dangerous bug patched this month is CVE-2020-16898. Described as a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the Windows TCP/IP stack, this bug can allow attackers to take over Windows systems by sending […]

XEOX – install Windows Updates on demand

Technology is advancing at a fast rate nowadays and this is strongly reflected in the world of software. Over the past few decades, a lot of specialized programs and apps have been developed to aid in all types of activities. The have improved over time. Users have to make sure updates are installed when available in […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to remedy nearly 130 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system and supported software. None of the flaws are known to be currently under active exploitation, but 23 of them could be exploited by malware or malcontents to seize complete control of Windows computers with little or no help from users. […]

Windows server patching – How does it work?

What is patch management and why is it important? Patching is the process of repairing system vulnerabilities which are discovered after the components have been released on the market. Patches apply to many different parts of an information system which include operating systems, servers, routers, desktops, email clients, office suites, mobile devices, firewalls, and many […]

SIGRed: Patch your Windows Server now with XEOX and avoid vulnerability

An unbelievable 17-year-old bug just has been awarded a CVSS severity score of 10.0 making it an extremely dangerous security hole for Windows DNS Server. The bug, tracked as CVE-2020-1350 or also called “SigRed” relates to Microsoft Windows DNS. It is wormable, meaning it can jump across unpatched machines without user interaction. Unnoticed this can […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2020 Edition

Microsoft released updates to plug at least 120 security holes in its Windows operating systems and supported software, including two newly discovered vulnerabilities that are actively being exploited. Yes, good people of the Windows world, it’s time once again to use XEOX! With the release of the August 2020 Patch Tuesday security updates, Microsoft has […]