Patches: Archive: August 2010 

More Windows Apps at Risk Following iTunes Patch?

A European security firm started out to warn Apple that iTunes for Windows had a critical fault, but now another security sleuth says it affects dozens of other programs, as well.

Microsoft's Patch Plugs 'Spoofing' Exploit

One of Tuesday's patches could protect users from hackers trying to steal a user's identity and gain control of his or her system.

Microsoft: Big Patch Tuesday for IT Administrators

Security experts warn PC support personnel to plan ahead for one of Microsoft's biggest bug smashes ever, releasing a total of 14 patches that secure 34 vulnerabilities.

Adobe Races to Ready Patch for Another PDF Vulnerability

After a serious security flaw in its Acrobat and Reader applications surfaced at last week's Black Hat security conference, Adobe wants users to know it's rushing out a fix.

Microsoft: Eight Critical Patches Coming Tuesday

The company plans to fix a total of 14 threats in this month's security patch release.

Out-of-band Microsoft Security Patch Coming Monday

With attacks already underway, Microsoft rushes out a patch for a vulnerability in how Windows processes shortcuts to local files.