Apple has recently released updates to many of its products. These updates address problems that are believed to be remotely exploitable, so it’s time to run updates on your Macs, iPhones, iPads, and everything else with an Apple logo. Here are the security bulletins for OS X and iOS, but there are also updates for iTunes, Safari, Apple watch, and others.
Microsoft’s July 2016 security bulletin lists this months updates, several of which are rated as critical, including updates for Internet Explorer and Office.
Adobe has released an update to flash player. This is an important update which addresses several security problems, one of which is being actively exploited. So if you have flash installed, you may want to head over to the flash player home page for an update. And here’s the Adobe security bulletin.
Yesterday Microsoft released their June 2016 updates to address a long list of defects, several of which the vendor regards as critical.
The latest in a string of such things, someone is offering to sell 33 million twitter passwords. Twitter claims that they weren’t breached, but they’re resetting the passwords of affected users, anyway. So it might not hurt to reset your twitter password.
And now Tumblr is saying that they’ve had a data breach potentially exposing the passwords of 65 million accounts. Like the LinkedIn and MySpace breaches, this appears to be a few years old, and Tumblr is forcing passwords resets on the accounts it thinks is affected. Still, it wouldn’t hurt to reset your Tumblr password.