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Nov 18, 2022

5 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 23: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Nov 14, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022

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Nov 5, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 22: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Nov 1, 2022 to Nov 10, 2022

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Oct 15, 2022

5 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 21: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Oct 11, 2022 to Oct 21, 2022

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Oct 10, 2022

6 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 20: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Oct 3, 2022 to Oct 7, 2022

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Sep 30, 2022

5 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 19: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from September 26, 2022 to September 30, 2022

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Sep 16, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 18: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Sept 19, 2022 to Sept 23, 2022

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Sep 16, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 17: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Sept 5, 2022 to Sept 9, 2022

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Sep 3, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 16: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Aug 29 to Sept 2, 2022.

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Aug 19, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 15: Patch Before You Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Aug 19 to Aug 25, 2022.

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Aug 12, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 14: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Aug 08 to Aug 15, 2022.

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Aug 3, 2022

2 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 13: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from Aug 01 to Aug 05, 2022.

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Jul 27, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 12: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from July 25 to July 29, 2022.

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Jul 22, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 11: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from July 18 to July 22, 2022.

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Jul 9, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 10: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from July 4 to July 10, 2022.

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Jul 1, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 9: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from June 26 to July 01, 2022.

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Jun 24, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 8: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching from June 20 to June 26, 2022.

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Jun 17, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 7: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching in June 13 to June 19, 2022

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Jun 10, 2022

2 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 6: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching this week (June 1 to June 12).

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May 20, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 5: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching this week.

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May 6, 2022

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DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 4: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching this week.

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Apr 29, 2022

2 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 3: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching this week (April 25 to April 30, 2022).

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Apr 22, 2022

3 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition 2: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

This blog brings you all the DHS CISA KEVs that need to be prioritized for patching this week (April 18 to April 24, 2022).

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Mar 22, 2022

2 minutes

DHS CISA KEVs Weekly Edition: Patch Before you Hit the Deadline

CISA is ratcheting up the pressure on federal agencies to patch known exploited vulnerabilities added to the DHS CISA KEV catalog, which contains 504 CVEs as of writing.

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Jan 26, 2022

2 minutes

January 2022: Microsoft Patches 97 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 97 unique security vulnerabilities in January 2022, including six zero-days and nine critical-rated CVEs. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Dec 30, 2021

3 minutes

December 2021: Microsoft Patches 74 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 74 unique security vulnerabilities in December 2021, including six zero-day exploits. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Dec 13, 2021

3 minutes

CVE-2021-44228: Patch Apache Log4J Vulnerability Immediately!

On December 9, 2021, a new critical zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) was discovered in Apache Log4J, a Java-based logging tool that affects any organization that uses Apache Log4j framework including Apache Struts2, Apache Solr, Apache Druid, Apache Flink, and others.

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Dec 10, 2021

3 minutes

CISA—Patch These 291 CVEs before the Deadline!

On November 3, 2021, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a new Binding Operational Directive urging public entities to fix Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) within defined time frames. This catalog consists of 291 vulnerabilities dating back to 2010 that threat actors have been actively exploiting in attacks.

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Nov 25, 2021

3 minutes

November: Microsoft Patches 55 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 55 unique security vulnerabilities in November2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Nov 17, 2021

3 minutes

October 2021: Patch Watch Digest

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the October and found 18 popular vendors have released security patches for 998 vulnerabilities, including 107 CVEs with known exploits.

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Nov 11, 2021

3 minutes

October 2021: Oracle Patches 419 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed all 419 weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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Oct 29, 2021

3 minutes

October 2021: Adobe Patches 102 Security Vulnerabilities

Adobe released a series of patches that address 102 flaws in 20 of its products, including Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Premiere Pro, InCopy, and other Adobe products. We analyzed these weaknesses and highlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Oct 26, 2021

3 minutes

October 2021: Microsoft Patches 74 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 74 unique security vulnerabilities in October 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Oct 26, 2021

3 minutes

September 2021: Cisco Patches 54 Security Vulnerabilities

Cisco patched 54 unique security vulnerabilities in September 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Oct 11, 2021

3 minutes

September 2021: Patch Watch Digest

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the August and found 49 popular vendors have released security patches for 816 vulnerabilities, including 79 CVEs with known exploits.

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Oct 5, 2021

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September 2021: Apple Patches 3 Zero Days Under Active Attack

Apple released security updates for three vulnerabilities in iOS and one flaw in macOS Catalina. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Sep 23, 2021

3 minutes

Abode Patches 59 Security Vulnerabilities

Adobe patched 59 unique security vulnerabilities in September 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Sep 21, 2021

3 minutes

September 2021: Microsoft Patches 60 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 60 unique security vulnerabilities in September 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Sep 16, 2021

3 minutes

August: Cisco Patches 43 Security Vulnerabilities

Cisco patched 43 unique security vulnerabilities in August 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Sep 14, 2021

3 minutes

August 2021: Patch Watch Digest

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the August and found 43 popular vendors have released security patches for 1178 vulnerabilities, including 195 CVEs with known exploits.

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Sep 8, 2021

3 minutes

August 15: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the early August and found 31 popular vendors have released security patches for 771 vulnerabilities, including 122 CVEs with known exploits.

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Aug 26, 2021

3 minutes

July: Cisco Patches 31 Security Vulnerabilities

Cisco patched 31 unique security vulnerabilities in July 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be fixed on priority.

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Aug 19, 2021

3 minutes

August: Microsoft Patches 44 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed all 44  weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority. 

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Aug 13, 2021

3 minutes

July 2021: Patch Watch Digest

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in July and found 38 popular vendors have released security patches for 1877 vulnerabilities, including 231 CVEs with known exploits.

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Aug 9, 2021

3 minutes

July: Apple Patches 52 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed all 52 weaknesses patched in July and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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Jul 30, 2021

3 minutes

July: Oracle Patches 342 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed all 342 weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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Jul 27, 2021

3 minutes

June 2021: Patch Watch Digest

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in June and found 21 popular vendors have released security patches for 772 vulnerabilities, including 138 CVEs with known exploits.

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Jul 20, 2021

3 minutes

Radiographers: Patch These 16 Philips Vue PACS Vulnerabilities

We analyzed sixteen vulnerabilities in the Philips Vue PACS software and highlighted the ones that need to be prioritized for immediate patching.

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Jul 16, 2021

3 minutes

July: Microsoft Patches 117 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed all 117  weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority. 

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Jul 13, 2021

3 minutes

June 30: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the past couple of weeks and found 13 popular vendors have released security patches for 435 vulnerabilities, including 112 CVEs with known exploits.

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Jul 8, 2021

3 minutes

Dell Users: Patch these Four Security Vulnerabilities

We examined four vulnerabilities in the Dell and highlighted the ones that need to be prioritized for immediate patching.

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Jul 1, 2021

3 minutes

June 15: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the past couple of weeks and found 20 popular vendors have released security patches for 337 vulnerabilities, including 23 CVEs with known exploits.

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Jun 30, 2021

3 minutes

Cardiac Management: Patch These Six ZOLL Vulnerabilities

We examined eight vulnerabilities in the ZOLL defibrillator dashboard and highlighted the ones that need to be prioritized for immediate patching.

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Jun 18, 2021

3 minutes

Chrome Users: Patch CVE-2021-30551 Immediately

Pentesters from CSW have highlighted one particular vulnerability that is trending and has exploits in the wild: CVE-2021-30551!

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Jun 18, 2021

5 minutes

May 2021: Patch Watch Digest

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in May and found 26 popular vendors have released security patches for 811 vulnerabilities, including 150 CVEs with known exploits.

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Jun 17, 2021

3 minutes

June: Microsoft Patches 49 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed all 49  weaknesses and spotlighted the most important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority. 

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Jun 11, 2021

3 minutes

May 31: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

CSW Researchers analyzed the security vulnerabilities patched in the past couple of weeks and found 20 popular vendors have released security patches for 467 vulnerabilities, including 10 CVEs with known exploits.

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May 25, 2021

3 minutes

May 15: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

21 vendors released security patches for 289 vulnerabilities, including 22 CVEs with known exploits.

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May 24, 2021

3 minutes

May: Microsoft Patches 55 Security Vulnerabilities

We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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May 21, 2021

3 minutes

Patch Watch: CSW Analysis of Pulse Secure Vulnerabilities

CSW researchers analyzed 93 security vulnerabilities in 16 Pulse Secure products and spotlight what weaknesses need to be addressed immediately and why.

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May 14, 2021

3 minutes

April 2021: Patch Watch Digest

30 vendors released security patches for 1400 vulnerabilities, including 46 CVEs with known exploits.

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May 4, 2021

3 minutes

April: Oracle Patches 390 Security Vulnerabilities

Oracle released patches for 390 security vulnerabilities in April 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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May 4, 2021

3 minutes

April 15: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

21 vendors released security patches for 334 vulnerabilities, including 16 CVEs with known exploits.

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Apr 22, 2021

3 minutes

April: Microsoft Patches 108 Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 108 unique security vulnerabilities in April 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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Apr 19, 2021

3 minutes

March 2021: Patch Watch Digest

23 vendors released security patches in March for 911 vulnerabilities, including 116 CVEs with known exploits.

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Apr 16, 2021

3 minutes

March 10: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

16 vendors released security patches for 566 vulnerabilities, including 45 CVEs with known exploits.

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Apr 16, 2021

3 minutes

March: Microsoft patches 89 security vulnerabilities

Microsoft patched 89 unique security vulnerabilities in March 2021. We analyzed these weaknesses and spotlighted important vulnerabilities that ought to be patched on priority.

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Apr 9, 2021

3 minutes

Nine Reasons to Patch Hafnium Vulnerabilities

On March 3, following Microsoft's release of out-of-band security patches to address multiple zero-day bugs (CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, CVE-2021-27065) in on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server, CISA issued an emergency directive alert mitigate product vulnerabilities. 

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Mar 22, 2021

3 minutes

February 2021: Patch Watch Digest

25 vendors released security patches for 1007 vulnerabilities, including 122 CVEs with known exploits.

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Feb 12, 2021

5 minutes

January 2021: Patch Watch Digest

20 vendors released security updates for 1086 vulnerabilities. 18 CVEs had publicly known exploits.

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Feb 3, 2021

3 minutes

Jan 13: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

13 vendors, including Apple, Cisco, Adobe, Chrome, Mozilla, IBM, Microsoft, Checkpoint, RedHat, and others, have released patches and updates for 487 vulnerabilities.

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Jan 13, 2021

3 minutes

December 2020: Patch Watch Digest

27 vendors have released security updates for 746 vulnerabilities, and among them, 55 are known exploits.

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Jan 8, 2021

3 minutes

Dec 23: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

12 vendors including Apple, Cisco, Citrix, Adobe, Mozilla, Qnap, HP, Checkpoint, RedHat, and others, have released security updates for 367 vulnerabilities.

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Dec 28, 2020

5 minutes

Dec 10: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

19 vendors including Apple, Cisco, Adobe, Chrome, Mozilla, IBM, Microsoft, Checkpoint, RedHat, and others, have released patches and updates for 317 vulnerabilities.

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Dec 11, 2020

5 minutes

November 2020: Patch Watch Digest

27 vendors have released security updates for 947 vulnerabilities and among them 66 CVEs have known exploits.

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Dec 4, 2020

5 minutes

Nov 23: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

13 Vendors including Apple, Cisco, Citrix, Chrome, Mozilla, Sonic Wall, Drupal, Checkpoint, RedHat, and others have released patches and updates for 261 vulnerabilities.

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Nov 30, 2020

5 minutes

Nov 11: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

19 Vendors, including Adobe, Apple, Cisco, Citrix, Chrome, Microsoft, Mozilla, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Dell, and other popular vendors, have released 525 security patches.

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Nov 23, 2020

5 minutes

October 2020: Patch Watch Digest

Check out the overall list of vulnerabilities & weaknesses that were fixed in October 2020.

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Nov 16, 2020

5 minutes

Oct 21: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

Adobe, Dell, Check Point, Palo Alto, FortiGuard, Netapp, RedHat, Siemens, VMware, HP, Oracle has published patches for 664 vulnerabilities (22 vulnerabilities are weaponized previously)

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Oct 29, 2020

5 minutes

Oct 14: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

CISCO, Citrix, Dell, IBM, Check Point, NetApp and other vendors have released patches for 202 vulnerabilities (11 vulnerabilities are already weaponized)

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Oct 18, 2020

5 minutes

Oct 7: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

In our Oct 7 edition of Patch Watch, we have 13 vendors (Apple, CISCO, IBM, RedHat, Dell, Android and others) who released 93 patches, hotfixes and security updates.

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Oct 12, 2020

5 minutes

Sep 30: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

Two weeks ago, CISCO, Citrix, IBM, Pulse Secure, Amazon, Dell, RedHat and many others  released security updates.

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Oct 1, 2020

5 minutes

Sep 23: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates

Last week, Apple, CISCO, Google, Linux, and many other popular vendors released advisories for 105 vulnerabilities.