Showing posts from September, 2019

Windows 7 End-of-Life

Are you prepared for Windows 7 End of Life?   Windows 7 is due to reach of End of Life (EOL) on January 14th, 2020, but a large number of the world's computers, most in corporate environments, are still running the nine-year-old system. Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 2015, with extended support running until January 14, 2020. If any business fails to upgrade from Windows 7 will be saddened to hear that they will have to pay high fees for further support from Microsoft. This End-of-Life means no more bug-fixes, security patches or new functionality, making any user personal or enterprise more vulnerable to malware attacks. Microsoft will continue to offer support for the users still operating on Windows 7 to upgrade to its Windows 10 OS, but it will cost money. There is nothing wrong with continuing to use Windows 7 after its End of Life. You should know that using an outdated operating system will make your computer vulnerable to cyberatta

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Audit Microsoft released its September Patch Tuesday 2019 software updates and two advisories to address a total of 79 vulnerabilities in its Windows Operating sytems and other products. Microsoft resolved a total of 79 unique vulnerabilities this month, including two actively exploited and three publicly dislosed vulnerabilities, all of which affect your Windows operating systems. As part of Tuesday Patch, Microsoft has fixed 4 vulnerabilities taht could allow remote code execution if were to connect to a malicious server.

Windows 10 Version 1703 End of Life

Windows 10 Version 1703 End of Life The Windows 10 version 1703 Enterprise and Education editions will reach End of Life on October 9, 2019, and you can't pay for patches either. The Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, and IoT Core Editions of Windows 10 version 1703 reached End of Service last year, on October 8, 2018. There is no extended support available for any edition of Windows 10, version 1703 and will no longer be supported after October 9, 2019. That means no more monthly security updates containing patches for the latest security threats. The announcement was published to alert Windows 10 users of version 1703 to update their devices to the latest version of Windows as soon as possible. Update to version 1903 before version 1703 reaches its end of life this October. Let MJJT Consultants guide you with a walk-through for updating to the latest stable version of Windows. MJJT staff has the expertise to help all users still on Windows 10 version

Firefox 69 Update Fixes Critical Vulnerabilities

Firefox 69 Update Fixes Critical Vulnerabilities Mozilla has released the latest Firefox 69 browser update version, which will block thirdparty cookies and crypto miners and disables default support for Adobe Flash Player. The Firefox 69 browser update comes with a handful of security patches, which address one critical and eight high severity vulnerabilities. The critivalvulnerability CVE-2019-11751 enables malicious code through command line for Firefox browsers on Windows OS. As quoted by Mozzilla "logging-related command line parameters are not properly sanitized when Firefox is launched by another program, such as when a user clicks on malicious links in a chat application. This can be used to write a log file to an arbitrary location such as the Windows 'Startup' folder."