How the US government shutdown damages cybersecurity for everybody

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The US government has been in shutdown mode for a record length of time, already at the time of writing exceeding the previous Clinton-era record, 21 days in 1995-96, by more than 50%.

With disagreement over the $5 billion cost of President Trump’s border wall showing no signs of abating, the shutdown could well roll on into February.

What impact is the shutdown having on cybersecurity?

Website certificates: 

The most visible effect has been on government-run websites. ...

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Microsoft Releases Patch For Zero Day Vulnerability (CVE-2014-1776) Including Patch For XP

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LATEST INTERNET EXPLORER ZERO-DAY VULNERABILITY (CVE-2014-1776)IS IT SAFE YET?

Microsoft released a security update for its Internet Explorer browser Thursday to fix a the Zero-Day Vulnerability (CVE 2014-1776) for all versions of Windows including XP. This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 6 (IE 6) thru 11 (IE 11) on affected Windows clients, and Moderate for Internet Explorer 6 (IE 6) thru Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) on affected Windows ...

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Fix For Internet Explorer Security Flaw – Zero-day Internet Explorer Vulnerability (CVE-2014-1776)

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As a follow up to our earlier post, Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Impact Millions of Users, we wanted to share what we’ve found out so far with respect to a fix for the latest IE flaw.

As of April 28, 2014, Microsoft has not provided a ...

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