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Hackers trick online stores into installing fake security patch

Yes, you should keep your online store patched – but please be sure that the patch you are installing isn’t itself malicious.

BlackBerry releases security patches for the PRIV Android phone

BlackBerry keeps its promises, releasing the first regular security patch for its PRIV Android phone.

Windows 10 borked by automatic updates of Nvidia drivers

Windows 10! No more update headaches for home users – huzzah! Automatic updates save the day!

Umm… Oh dear. Maybe that wasn’t such a great idea after all…

Adobe patches Flash against latest flaw – but how long until the next zero-day bug?

It’s great that Adobe has fixed the latest vulnerability in Flash, which was being actively exploited by online criminals.

But what are you doing to reduce the risk before the *next* flaw is found?

Apple patches iPhones, iPads, iMacs and MacBooks against critical security holes

If you are using Apple computers or iDevices, I recommend that you update your operating system as soon as possible – because on Tuesday the Cupertino-based firm published some critical security updates.

Windows XP end-of-support message to start popping up on Saturday

On Saturday 8th March, Windows XP users will start to see a message appearing on their computers.

And the message is pretty important…

Adobe releases emergency security update for Flash Player

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Adobe Flash, which is being exploited by online criminals.

Computer users are advised to patch their systems now.

Don’t delay! Grab the latest Microsoft and Adobe security patches NOW

Don’t end up in the hackers’ gunsights. Patch your computers against the latest Adobe and Microsoft security flaws – some of which are already being exploited.

Boobytrapped movie files could infect your Mac – patch now!

Be careful watching movies on your Mac – they could come with an unexpected extra feature… malware.

Be sure to install Apple’s critical security update now.

Adobe tells users to update Flash Player for the third time this month

Adobe tells computer users to protect themselves against “targeted attacks” that are being “exploited in the wild”.

And that means patching Adobe Flash. Again.

Microsoft issues emergency out-of-band patch for ASP.Net

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Apple issues PDF security patch and other Mac OS X updates

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Critical security updates from Microsoft and Adobe

It was “Patch Tuesday” yesterday, which means another parcel of security updates for computer users to unwrap, and this time the fixes aren’t just from Microsoft, but from Adobe too.

Critical Mac OS X update patches security holes

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Critical patches emerge for Mac OS X security holes

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Danger! Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability – no patch yet

Read more in my article at Naked Security.