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Archive for August, 2012

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Oracle Gets in the Patch Tuesday Mix

While the entire security world looks to Microsoft on Patch Tuesday, we’re also keeping an eye on other critical technology vendors for their vuln announcements as well. Today, as part of our Patch Tuesday audit update, we’ll also be adding two new audits to our Retina scan engine to close a security vulnerability that can enable…

Post by Brad Hibbert August 14, 2012
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Sneak Peek at PowerBroker Desktops 5.3 — Message Box Enhancements

PowerBroker Desktops 5.3 will be released this month, and as a follow up to our previous article, this article describes additional enhancments to end user message boxes that provide users with more flexibility and functionality. The first thing we did was give you additional control over the content that can be put into message boxes…

Post by Peter McCalister August 9, 2012
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Sneak Peek at PowerBroker Desktops 5.3 UI Enhancements

Over the past several months, our development team in North Andover, MA, has been working hard on the next release of PowerBroker Desktops, which we plan on releasing in late August. The overarching theme for this release is enhancements to usability and aesthetics. Over the next several days, we will be posting a series of…

Post by Peter McCalister August 8, 2012
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BlackHole toolkit targets Microsoft XML Core Services flaw

Blackhole is a popular exploit kit used to inject malware onto PCs that visit an exploited site, or are redirected to such a site from another, compromised website.  As hackers get bolder they use these types of toolkits to compromise computer networks.  This allows less sophisticated individuals and organizations to compromise computer networks since these…

Post by Sarah Lieber August 1, 2012
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