SCCM update 1610 Hotfix KB4010155

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SCCM update 1610 Hotfix KB4010155 An update has been released for Microsoft’s System Centre Configuration Manager on the 16 of February 2017. This update rollup for SCCM is to fix the following known bugs and issues; Client Internet-only clients can’t connect to management points or distribution points when proxy auto-configuration is used, and they change networks without restarting. This is seen most frequently on…

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MICROSOFT’S February 2017 PATCH RELEASES

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  Well this is completely out of the usual. This month, being February 2017 Microsoft has decided to delay the normal patch release cycle as, and I quote “Our top priority is to provide the best possible experience for customers in maintaining and protecting their systems. This month, we discovered a last minute issue that could impact some customers and was not resolved in…

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MICROSOFT’S January 2017 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S January 2017 PATCH RELEASES   Microsoft have released 4 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of January. Quite a small deployment of updates this month 🙂 See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS17-001 – Important Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3199709) This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Edge….

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 12 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of December. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-144 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3204059) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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MICROSOFT’S November 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S November 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 14 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of November. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-129 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3199057) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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MICROSOFT’S October 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S October 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 10 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month. Are you ready to remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-118 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if…

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Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft SCCM 2012

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Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft’s SCCM 2012  Zero Day Exploit Overview So what exactly is a Zero Day Exploit you ask? To be exact, a Zero Day Exploit is a vulnerability that is found that a possible Hacker can use to exploit and use for malicious or personal intent. The Vendor (software or hardware) has Zero Days to plan, mitigate…

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Create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule

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SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule Automatic Deployment Rule Overview In this blog post, I will show you how to create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule.  ADR (abbreviation for Automatic Deployment Rule) have been a great feature that was released by Microsoft with SCCM 2012. They allow and Administrator to control update download and deployments like no previous version of SCCM. With ADRs, the Administrator can…

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How to create a Patch Management Process

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Patch Management Process Overview One of the most tedious things an Administrator can ever be given as a task, is to manage Patch Deployment and having a suitable Patch Management Process in place. From monitoring various blogs, emails, rss feeds and forums to keep abreast of the latest vulnerabilities that have been discovered and the patches that remediate these issues, to gaining approval to…

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Assess your Security Risk.

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I came across a great page from Microsoft that will help you assess your security risk. Fill out the form with a dollar value for each of the options you choose and it will help you see how each of these breaches of security cost your company lost revenue. (If your not sure of the $ value, Microsoft has some examples for each of…

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Adobe Flash Player – Critical Security updates released

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Adobe Flash Player – Critical Security updates released Adobe has released critical  security updates for Adobe Flash Player this month These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. The exploit for CVE-2015-8651 is being used in limited, targeted attacks. Effected versions are; Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 20.0.0.235 and earlier Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release…

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Patch Management Pain?

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Patch Management Pain? Creating a great patch management strategy shouldn’t be a daunting task. While updating and patching servers can be quite tedious, having a strategy in place that is workable can remove some of this pain. The first step is having the correct infrastructure in place to keep your servers and workstations up to date. You can use any of the fantastic tools…

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Outlook 2010 only starting in Safe Mode (KB3114409)

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Outlook 2010 only starting in Safe Mode (KB3114409) Seems one of the updates in this months Microsoft Patch releases has caused an issue it was trying to prevent rather than fixing it. (This is one of the many reasons we created SnaPatch for, to give a quick and easy rollback) The KB3114409 update was to prevent Outlook 2010 from starting in safe mode. The…

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Adobe Flash compromised

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Adobe Flash compromised Adobe officials have confirmed a vulnerability affects Flash version 19.0.0.207, which was released on Tuesday. The vulnerability has been cataloged as CVE-2015-7645. Attackers are exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in fully patched versions of Adobe’s Flash Player so they can surreptitiously install malware on end users’ computers, security researchers warned Tuesday. The attacks are known to target only government agencies as part…

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Who loves managing patching?

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Who loves managing patching? When you deploy a new VM from a template, you get a fully patched and up to date image which is nice. One month from now it is no longer not so nice – it’s unpatched and vulnerable as another Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft has passed. Lots of new security holes have patched by the new updates released. Of course it…

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