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Preview: Microsoft Patch Tuesday for February

A look at what to expect from Microsoft for Patch Tuesday, and some expert commentary on which patches are most critical.

A Verwolf At the Door: Free App Keeps Programs Patched and Secure

Verwolf and a little scripting knowledge can help with version control for all your apps.

Patch Software to Keep It Secure With Free Secunia PSI

Free, handy security utility Secunia PSI helps you make sure all of your software is up-to-date and securely patched.

Oracle Quarterly Patch Process Raises Concerns

Oracles patch process may be too infrequent, and too slow to address the volume of vulnerabilities present in its software.

Patch Tuesday Defined by Flaws That Aren't Fixed

There are only two security bulletins from Microsoft for Patch Tuesday, but a number of known vulnerabilities remain unpatched.

Linux Adds Driver Support for Raft of Devices

In addition to improved hardware support, Linux version 2.6.37 sheds Big Kernel Lock, boosts performance, and tightens security.

ThumbDrive maker finally wins trademark

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that "thumb drive" is not a generic term--meaning ThumbDrive™ is worthy of trademark protection.

Record Patch Tuesday: What You Need to Know

Microsoft is closing out 2010 with a record 17 security bulletins, and IT admins have little time to apply the patches before the holidays.

Bah Humbug! Microsoft Plays Scrooge with Record Patch Tuesday

Microsoft revealed that December will be a record Patch Tuesday with 17 new security bulletins.

iOS 4.2 Includes Massive Security Update for iPad and iPhone

All of the attention has been focused on the enhancements and features, while more than 80 security fixes flew in under the radar.