Tag: Patch Manager Plus

Patch Manager Plus now offers support for drivers and BIOS updates

Among the updates that we ignore most are driver updates, and sometimes for good reason. There have been plenty of cases wherein a driver update caused more harm than good. This could be due to two reasons. One, the user blindly clicked the update without taking a minute to read what the update actually achieves, […]

Patch Manager Plus is among B2B review platform’s top performing patching solutions

CompareCamp is a trusted B2B review platform manned by leading industry experts that evaluate SaaS tools. It’s a credible source of SaaS reviews that provides tips, information, and analysis to help businesses select the right software.According to the experts at CompareCamp and users of the platform, Patch Manager Plus is one of the market’s top-performing […]

Microsoft pulls back faulty updates from February’s Patch Tuesday

Were you among those sysadmins who devotedly installed all the updates from this Patch Tuesday? Well, buckle up! You may have to undo a few.February 11, 2020 was one of the biggest Patch Tuesday update rollouts, with fixes for 99 vulnerabilities. This means a month of patching and related activities for system and IT admins […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday December 2019 fixes 36 vulnerabilities

The final Patch Tuesday of the year is here. Just a week or two of wrestling around with updates, and then all you sysadmins out there can enjoy the holiday season assured of a job well done. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Patch Tuesday, here’s a quick summary.What is Patch Tuesday?Microsoft regularly releases […]

Phishing hoax following the Windows 10 feature pack roll out

Hackers using trending events to manipulate end-users into falling for cyberattacks is nothing new. So when Windows rolled-out its Vanadium 1909 feature pack update, it was only a matter of time before this was leveraged by cybercriminals to launch phishing attacks.Currently, a spam campaign is out seeking victims. The phishing emails come with subject lines […]

November’s Patch Tuesday comes with fixes for 74 vulnerabilities

For system admins who’ve been in their trade for a while, Patch Tuesday and the endless patching and updating that follows is something you’re likely familiar with. For those of you new to the trade, here’s a quick introduction.What is Patch Tuesday?It refers to the time of the month that Microsoft releases security and non-security […]

The Vanadium: Windows 10 1909 feature pack rollout

The bi-annual feature update of Windows 10 has officially rolled out to mainstream users. With all the prerequisites met, the feature pack can be automatically downloaded and synchronized from Microsoft Update, Windows Update, and the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) release channels. This optional update comes with a bundle of features that provide a better […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday August 2019: WannaCry-level “wormable” flaws patched

No matter how prepared you are, Patch Tuesday never fails to throw in a surprise. With the Microsoft Security Response Center’s warning note, “August 2019 Security Update includes fixes for wormable RCE vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), affecting all in-support versions of Windows. These should be patched quickly,” arrives the highly anticipated Microsoft Patch […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019

The much awaited Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 are here. If you’re a sysadmin, you probably know what this means for you: a week full of testing and deploying updates and troubleshooting patch failures, and then another week or so of waiting for hotfixes to mend issues in patches that were already released […]

Microsoft Patch Tuesday June 2019: 88 vulnerabilities to fix, but how?

Every Patch Tuesday is a nightmare for IT admins, loading them with a bundle of updates, leaving them no respite for the rest of the week. This June Patch Tuesday is no exception, with a huge amount of patches released to address 88 vulnerabilities in supported Windows operating systems and related applications. Of these updates, […]