Tag Archive: Patches

Apollo mission patches put stars in the eyes of a family

I had the kind of dad who brought his work home with him. That was OK since he was in the business of putting man on the moon. Each time there was a scheduled launch, my two brothers and I…Read more ›

Apple Patches Pesky Graphics Bug In OS X Mavericks

Mavericks-MacBook-ProApple has issued a software update for those running the third developer preview of OS X Mavericks. The release promises to patch a major graphics bug that could cause machines to “reboot without warning.” It goes without saying that the issue was a pretty significant one. Although Mavericks is still a developer beta, and therefore […]

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Oracle Patches Java 7 & Java 6 Following Apple Hack To Close “Remote Compromise”


Following today’s big story that a number of employee computers within Apple were compromised following a zero-day Java exploit, Oracle has just released update 15 for Java 7 and update 41 for Java 6.

While there’s no specific mention of what has been updated, there’s excellent reason to believe it fixes the vulnerability that compromised both Apple and Facebook.

SANS Technology Institute’s Johannes B. Ullrich notes that in this  [Read More…]

Java for OS X 2013-001 Update Patches Security Vulnerability

Java for OS X 2013-001 update

Fresh off the news that Macs at Apple’s corporate headquarters were hacked through (yet another) Java exploit, Apple has released an update for Java that closes that hole, and also disables Java on Macs that have not used the applet in over 30 days. The update is available to all OS X users running 10.7 or 10.8 who have either not manually uninstalled or disabled  [Read More…]

Apple Temporarily Patches In-App Purchase Hack

Apple on Friday recently issued a note to developers outlining a fix for an in-app purchasing exploit that allowed for the free download of content that you had to pay for. Alongside with this note, Apple also announced that the loophole will be plugged when iOS 6 is released this fall. According toCNET, Apple recommended thats app that feature in-app purchases should follow a set of guidelines that includes confirming orders with the companys new  [Read More…]

iOS 5.1 Patches Corona Untethered Jailbreak: Update to iOS 5.0.1 While You Still Can!

Want an untethered jailbreak? Don’t Update to iOS 5.1. The recent untethered jailbreak for A4 devices and the upcoming untethered jailbreak for A5 devices will only be for iOS 5.0.1. It has been confirmed that iOS 5.1 beta 3 closes the exploit for the Corona untethered jailbreak – yes that includes the redsn0w 0.9.10 jailbreak because it uses the same exploits found by iOS hackerpod2gas Corona does. iOS 5.1 is currently in beta, and will  [Read More…]