MICROSOFT: Dec. 2016 Patch Tuesday – Microsoft Releases 12 Security Bulletins, 6 Rated Critical. Congrats for making it through another year of patching Windows! There are 12 this month, 6 rated critical and some which had been publicly disclosed. Find out more
ADOBE: New Critical Fix for Flash. Adobe has issued a patch to plug critical security holes in their Flash Player. The patch addresses 17 security flaws, including one “zero-day” bug that is already actively being exploited by attackers. Find out more
BYE BYE: Say Good-Bye to Microsoft Security Bulletins. It’s still too early to install the latest patches for Win7, 8.1, and Office, but next month things will get less complicated. Find out more
ANDROID: Android 7.1.1 Update Begins With Dec. Security Patch In Tow. Those using the General Mobile 4G should have received the update to Android 7.1.1 which comes complete with the latest security patch, which is December’s patch of fixes. Find out more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems November 2016 http://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-november-2016.
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