While there’s lots of interesting security stories I could share today, one of the most practical infosec actions you can take is to keep your software patched. Yesterday was Microsoft and Adobe patch day, and Mozilla also recently released a pretty important Firefox update. Watch the video to learn about these important fixes, and more importantly, follow the links below to learn how to apply the relevant updates.
UPDATE: On Thursday, Apple released a hand full of security advisories and updates as well, fixing flaws in iOS, OS X, and Safari. This wasn’t covered in the video, but check the links below for more info on those updates.
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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZ6A09t5oWA
- Microsoft Patch Day Summary for August 2015 – Microsoft
- Adobe Flash security bulletin for August 2015 – Adobe
- Get the latest Firefox security update, it’s big – US-CERT
- Apple’s security page, including August patches – Apples