Microsoft today issued 17 software updates to plug a total of 40 security holes in computers running its Windows operating system and other software. December’s bounty of patches means Microsoft fixed a record number of security vulnerabilities this year.
I’ve fallen a bit behind on blog posts about notable security updates (I was counting on August to be the slowest month this year, but so far it’s actually been the busiest!). Recently, Apple released a series of important patches that I haven’t covered here, so it’s probably easiest to mention them in all in one fell swoop.
Apple his shipped a software update that fixes at least a dozen security vulnerabilities in Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard systems. The update applies to OS X 10.5 and 10.6 desktop and server machines, is available through Software… Read More »