Posts Tagged ‘hotfix’

Mozilla Rolls Out Update Hotfix for Old Versions of Firefox

Monday, July 21st, 2014

If you’re using an older version of Firefox, you might want to check this out …

Mozilla will install a hotfix on Firefox 10 to 28 Stable versions on Windows that have automatic updates enabled to get those installations to the latest release version of the web browser. Most Firefox installations are updated automatically thanks to the built-in update functionality of the web browser. Stable and beta versions of Firefox check every 12 hours for updates while Nightly channel versions every two hours.


Microsoft Releases Hotfix for Internet Explorer 8 Security Vulnerability

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The most surprising thing about this article is the news that the US Department of Labor and Department of Energy are still using IE8!

A security bug in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 web browser was confirmed by the company on Friday in a security advisory. Reports of attacks began to appear two days earlier when security firm Invincea reported that attacks were carried out against the US Department of Labor and Department of Energy exploiting a new vulnerability in the Internet browser. Another security company, FireEye confirmed the reports.


Microsoft Releases Windows 7 Corruption HotFix

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

If you’re running Windows 7 on a machine that has more that 2 Terabytes of hard drive space, you might want to check this out …

Microsoft has released a hotfix for a serious issue in Windows 7 that is affecting users with hard drives that have a larger storage capacity than 2 Terabytes. While that may only be a minority of users, the impact of the bug can be fatal on affected systems.