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Third Party Patch Roundup – December 2015

In December, Apple rolled out eight version updates, Adobe had two patches (one of which was a big one), one update for Google and one for Firefox, and a whopping 41 security updates for the most popular Linux distros.

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Ten horrible 2015 hacks that made us doubt our security future

Instead of our monthly Hack Hall of Shame, in December we are counting down the top 10 worst hacks from 2015 together with some lessons on how to keep safe in 2016.

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The Internet of Insecure Things

Back in 2014, I wrote a piece about the up-and-coming Internet of Things (IoT) and how it had the potential to transform not only consumers’ daily lives, but the business world as well.

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Monday Tech News – The crash of the self-driving cars

Last week, we read a damning report about self-driving cars, we learnt of a hack at Hyatt Hotels and discovered how Talko, a Ray Ozzie startup, will be merged with Microsoft’s Skype.

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Patching time is here

Patching time is here, happiness and cheer! That’s right campers, it’s the last month of the quarter and Microsoft has released the quarterly Exchange updates.

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A Security Carol

Caesar Kloodge was a miserly sort of man, given to fits of budgetary woe and refusing to spend money on anything without an immediate ROI, and even then only if it was on sale.

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Making a list (of tech toys) and checking it twice

‘Tis the season for putting together your list of things that you want Santa to “surprise” you with and we techie types inevitably end up with a few electronic gadgets on ours.

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Monday Tech News – Juniper firewalls hit with spyware

Last week it was revealed that hackers installed rogue software on Juniper firewall, Iran was blamed for a dam breach near New York City and Goldman Sachs admit one, big, mistake!

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