News ⮞ 2018 News Archive

This lists older 2018 news items, with the most recent items first.

Note : for 1998-2017 news items, see News ⮞ 1998-2017 News Archive. For current news, see the right sidebar on the home page. For old font news, see News ⮞ Font News Archive.

Note : a news item is deleted from this list when a newer related news item is added; e.g., the news item reporting the release of Firefox 57 was deleted when Firefox 58 appeared.

Apple MacOS Jan 23/2018 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.11, 10.12, 10.13: Apple updated MacOS 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), and 10.13 (High Sierra) to fix security issues. Users should update.more⮞
Apple Safari Jan 23/2018 ✦ Apple Safari 11.0.3 // MacOS 10.11, 10.12, 10.13: Apple updated Safari 11 to fix bugs and security issues. El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra users should update.more⮞
Mozilla Firefox Jan 23/2018 ✦ Mozilla Firefox 52.6.0 ESR: Mozilla updated the ESR version of Firefox 52 to fix bugs. ESR users should update. Note : this FF version does support Windows XP and Vista. more⮞more⮞get it⮞
Gibson Research Corporation Jan 18/2018 ✦ InSpectre: Gibson Research Corporation issued a free tool to report any Windows PC’s Meltdown or Spectre vulnerabilities. get it⮞
Windows 8 Jan 17/2018 ✦ Microsoft >Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012: Microsoft issued an update for AMD PCs bricked by a recent update. more⮞
Windows 7 Jan 17/2018 ✦ Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008: Microsoft issued an update for AMD PCs bricked by a recent update. more⮞
Oracle Java Viperware Jan 16/2018 ✦ Oracle Java SE 9.0.4: Oracle updated Java 9 (alias 1.9) to fix bugs and security issues. Users should update.more⮞get Java 9.0.4⮞
Filezilla Jan 9/2018 ✦ Filezilla 3.30.0: Filezilla updated its FTP tool. get it⮞
Microsoft Update problemJan 9/2018 ✦ Microsoft: Microsoft is rolling out its regular monthly securi­ty update, including updates for various versions of Edge, Excel, Excel Viewer, .NET Framework, Office, Office Click-To-Run, Office Compatibility Pack, Office Online Server, Office for Mac, Outlook, Office Web Apps, SharePoint Enterprise Server, SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, Word, and Word Viewer. more⮞windows update⮞
Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Jan 4/2018 ✦ Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: users should watch out for fixes for the recently-revealed Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities. more⮞more⮞Caution - comes with audio
The PHP Group Jan 4/2018 ✦ PHP 7.0.27: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.0 to fix bugs and security issues; v7.0 users should update.more⮞get it⮞
The PHP Group Jan 4/2018 ✦ PHP 5.6.33: the PHP Group updated PHP 5.6 to fix bugs and security issues; v5.6 users should update.more⮞get it⮞
Microsoft Jan 3/2018 ✦ Microsoft: Microsoft is rolling out an out-of-band update for some Windows 10 PCs to fix the Meltdown and Spectre security issues. Caution : this update is bricking some PCs with AMD processors. more⮞more⮞more⮞windows update⮞

 

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