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Forget the Box!

Forget the Box!

Walking around our school, one thing that always grabs my attention is the capacity of our learners to engage independently in the process of creative innovation to generate something quite unique and original. Unfortunately this often happens outside of the classroom setting, or in an elective classes, after school activity as the structure and expectations [...]

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February 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

February 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced their February 2012 Advanced Notification for the upcoming Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release nine security bulletins fixing 21 vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 4 bulletins are rated as Critical 5 bulletins are rated as Important 7 vulnerabilities could lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities could lead to Elevation of Privilege [...]

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Where is the manual?

Where is the manual?

When is the last time you opened up the manual from some device  you purchased, sat down and went through the pages to become familiar with your purchase? The chances are a long time ago. To be honest nowadays often items do not come with a manual at all. This last week we had the [...]

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January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft is starting off the new year with seven new security bulletins released for the January 2012 Patch Tuesday.  These seven new security bulletins address eight vulnerabilities. The primary bulletin administrators should patch first is MS12-004.  This security bulletin addresses two vulnerabilities with Windows Media types.  Opening a malicious media or MIDI file on an [...]

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Patches Make for Good Gifts

Patches Make for Good Gifts

It is the season of good friends, good food, good conversation and of course patching your network. Today marks the final Patch Tuesday of 2011, and it’s a big one. Microsoft is giving the gift of 13 security bulletins addressing 19 vulnerabilities to add to the stress of this holiday season. Not to be outdone [...]

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December 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

December 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their advanced notification for the December 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday. Microsoft is giving the gift of 14 security bulletins addressing 20 vulnerabilities this holiday season. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 3 bulletins rated as Critical 11 bulletins rated as Important 10 vulnerabilities could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability could lead to [...]

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November 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

November 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their advanced notification for the upcoming November edition of Patch Tuesday. Microsoft is planning to release four new security bulletins addressing four vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 1 bulletin rated as Critical 2 bulletins rated as Important 1 bulletin rated as Moderate 2 vulnerabilities fixed could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability [...]

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October 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

October 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released eight new security bulletins in their October 2011 version of Patch Tuesday.  These eight new security bulletins address 23 vulnerabilities. The bulletin administrators should look at patching first is the bi-monthly cumulative update for Microsoft Internet Explorer.  Security bulletin MS11-081 addresses eight individual vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.  A user visiting a malicious [...]

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October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced notification.  Microsoft is planning to release 8 new security bulletins addressing 23 vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 2 bulletins are rated as Critical 6 bulletins are rated as Important 6 vulnerabilities fixed could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability fixed could lead to Elevation of Privilege [...]

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September 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

September 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released their scheduled monthly Security Bulletin release with 5 bulletins addressing 15 vulnerabilities. MS11-070 addresses 1 vulnerability in the WINS service.  Only Microsoft server operating systems are affected by this vulnerability (Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2).  In order for an attacker to carry out an exploit, the attacker must have access [...]

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