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Apple stops signing iOS 12.4 after iOS 12.4.1 patches jailbreak bug

  By AppleInsider Staff Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 06:45 pm PT (09:45 pm ET) Apple on Wednesday ceased code signing of iOS 12.4, an incremental update that accidentally unpatched a vulnerability which hackers quickly leveraged to create a publicly available jailbreak. Typical of Apple’s operating system release cycle, the halt to code signing for iOS …

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Time to install the August Windows patches — but watch out for the bugs

August brought loads of drama to the Windows and Office patching scene. Microsoft’s first round of patches killed Visual Basic, Visual Basic for Applications and VBScript in certain situations — on all versions of Windows. Fixes for the bugs dribbled out three, four, six and 17 days after the original infection.  Those Microsoft-introduced bugs were all …

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This month’s Windows and Office security patches: Bugs and solutions

What happens when Microsoft releases eight – count ‘em, eight – concurrent beta test versions of Win10 version 1909 without fixing bugs introduced into 1903 on Patch Tuesday? Pan. De. Moaaan. Ium. The VB/VBA/VBScript debacle No doubt, you recall the first wave of pain inflicted by the August 2019 patching regimen. Microsoft somehow managed to …

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Popular AMP for WP Plugin Patches Critical Security Flaw

A top AMP plugin for WordPress, AMP for WP, has released a patch for a critical security vulnerability. AMP for WP, which currently has 100,000+ downloads, was pulled from the official WordPress.org plugins section last month. It has since reappeared as of last week. The developer says the reason it was pulled was due to …

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