Oracle has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers about the security provided by updates to its Java Platform, Standard Edition software (Java SE), which is installed on more than 850 million computers.
Last week, FireEye has silently pushed out a patch for an extremely easy-to-exploit remote code execution bug affecting its NX, EX, FX and AX Series security appliances in their default configuration.
An eight-year-old Joomla critical remote code execution vulnerability, which is being actively exploited in attacks in the wild, has been patched by the developers of the popular open-source content management system in the newest release (v3.4.6).
For this December Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released twelve security bulletins, eight of which have been rated critical.
Apple has released security updates for the operating systems running on the company's iPhones, computers, Apple TV and various versions of smartwatches, as well as Xcode and Safari.
Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.