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  • July 2018 Security patches are out

    Posted on July 10th, 2018 at 12:44 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Martin Brinkmann has a full list on ghacks.

    There are “critical” fixes for Edge (12 critical) and Internet Explorer (4 critical), but no “critical” fixes for any Windows version.

    SANS Internet Storm Center says there are no known exploits for any of the patches.

    Here’s the full list of downloads in the Microsoft Catalog. Odd that so many are dated July 9….

    Microsoft still hasn’t fixed the Win7 bug introduced in a security patch earlier this year:

    There is an issue with Windows and third-party software related to a missing file (oem<number>.inf). Because of this issue, after you apply this update, the network interface controller will stop working.

    We have re-re-re…-issues of KB 2952664 for Win7 and KB 2976978 for Win8.1. Those are the infamous snooping/telemetry “enhancing” patches that have been around for years.

    Security Updates for Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010, various Viewers and SharePoint Servers are available on the Office Update page.

  • The Thai kids are all safe

    Posted on July 10th, 2018 at 07:32 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Infographic from Rafa Estrada, Channel News Asia

    Thai-language local reports confirm that all 12 of the soccer players and their coach are out of the Tham Luang cave complex in Chiang Rai province, and in the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital. Apparently the 11-year-old and the assistant coach were the last ones out.

    They entered the cave on June 23.

    Three Thai Navy Seals and the doctor are expected to emerge shortly.