SQL Server Updates:
February has 38 critical security updates for windows
In the news
Elsewhere in the news, while Brexit continues to dominate the political landscape, the Labour Party may have gotten in on the data breach action as well, with rumours of attempts to access membership databases.
While relying on security through obscurity isn’t the best idea, for satellites at least physical access has been put beyond all but the most determined threats.
Meanwhile, data breaches this month include a total of 617 million accounts for sale on the dark web. Some were still using MD5 hashing for the password, despite this deemed as “cryptographically broken and unsuitable for further use”.
A security flaw in WinRAR dating back 14 years has been discovered. The fix? Remove the functionality.