These are some interesting articles we have come across recently.
A new zero-day exploit found in Java causes attackers to exploit a vulnerability that can reveal user data. The vulnerability affects all Java Run-time versions. Since the exploit has been made public users have no but to disable Java software on their machines or patch Java with the update released on 8/30.
Check out how to patch Java error free.
A recent survey from InfoSecurity Europe and Tufin Technologies found 48% of companies focus on cost savings at the expense of security. Sadly, a lack of endpoint security investment can be both dangerous and costly.
In this blog post, Anoop C Nair walks through the cause and resolution of a software update SCAN error in SCCM, using an example with Windows 2008 R2 core servers.
This post, by Rob Marshall, summarizes key aspects of the new cumulative update servicing model for System Center Configuration Manager 2012. Some of the key points:
• SCCM will have patches packed together as single SFX bundle that can be read only from server site
• SCCM bundles will have Server and Client patch MSI’s, license files, scripts and files needed for server to deploy patches
• SCCM patches will be distinct for Server, Client and admin console
• Updates Publisher 2011 is the supported tool of choice for importing patches into ConfigMgr.
And one more…..
A better guide to setting up SCUP with a Microsoft PKI