Badlock: Patch Releases April 12, 2016
We won’t have to hold our breaths for any longer. For this upcoming Patch Tuesday, April 12, 2016, Microsoft and Samba will be releasing a patch to fix a severe vulnerability dubbed Badlock.
In case you haven’t heard, a security vulnerability called Badlock was recently discovered in Windows and Samba. While the nature of the bug has not yet been revealed, patches along with details of the flaw will be released next week, on April 12th. Ever since news of the vulnerability broke in March, hackers have been salivating at the mouth, ready to pounce. Indeed, some may have already discovered the bug. Since attackers will be eagerly awaiting the disclosure, once patches are released next week, Windows and Samba users must immediately patch their systems to prevent exploitation.
We’re ready to move: Saalex Information Technology (SaalexIT) is prepped and ready to patch all systems on this day. In addition to patching, all clients of SaalexIT may require scheduled server reboots.
Read the Q&A at Badlock.org for more information. If your company does not have a dedicated Managed Service Provider, please do not hesitate to reach out to SaalexIT for your patching needs. We have industry experts that can help you lock down and secure your business network so you have peace of mind.
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