Next week is Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for October, including critical updates for Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, and Silverlight.
It is a relatively light Patch Tuesday for Microsoft, but with 13 updates from Adobe as well IT admins could be in for a busy week.
A bulletin with details about five pending security updates was prematurely released.
How has Google managed to get users to accept its patches while other software vendors' updates are ignored or condemned?
The new BlueHat Prize rewards -- with big bucks -- fixing entire classes of flaws instead of one-at-a-time finds.
Companies like Google and HP are paying big bucks to people who can find holes in their software.
The recent patch collection addressed a lingering vulnerability exposed in the browser at the Pwn2Own hacking contest.
Track which of your software is up to date, and which isn't--but be prepared to manually update them, and take UpdateStar's recommendations with a grain of salt.
A 1990s-era glitch that produced the "Ping of Death" is one of nearly two dozen vulnerabilities patched Tuesday in Windows, Office, IE and other applications.
Two of the 13 bulletins for August's Patch Tuesday are rated "critical," the highest threat ranking in Microsoft's four-step system, while nine are called "important."