Microsoft's November 'Patch Tuesday' contained quite a few critical updates. Here's one you really need to take notice of.
MS14-066 is an identified remote code execution vulnerability in SChannel (the portion of Windows responsible for secure communications, including SSL/TLS).
SSL (Secure Socket Layer), the technology that protects everything from your online banking activities, to all your purchases on Amazon or the iTunes store has come under fire recently thanks to the actions of a small group of individuals who claim to have broken into the servers that issue the certificates that websites use to prove to you that you are indeed visiting the real one and not one set up by an identity theif. (more…)