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Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019 Security Updates Released

January 9th, 2019
Microsoft has issued its first Patch Tuesday for this year to address 49 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, 7 of which are rated critical, 40 important and 2 moderate in severity. Just one of the security vulnerabilities patched by the tech giant this month has been reported as being publicly known at the time of release, and none are

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Microsoft Issues Patch for Windows Zero-Day Flaw Under Active Attack

December 12th, 2018
Microsoft today, on its year-end December Patch Tuesday, released security updates to patch a total 39 vulnerabilities its Windows operating systems and applications—10 of which are rated as critical and other important in severity. One of the security vulnerabilities patched by the tech giant this month is listed as publicly known at the time of release, and one is a zero-day reported as being

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63 New Flaws (Including 0-Days) Windows Users Need to Patch Now

November 14th, 2018
It's Patch Tuesday once again…time for another round of security updates for the Windows operating system and other Microsoft products. This month Windows users and system administrators need to immediately take care of a total of 63 security vulnerabilities, of which 12 are rated critical, 49 important and one moderate and one low in severity. <!-- adsense --> Two of the vulnerabilities

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Microsoft’s New Security Update Guides Get Mixed Reviews

May 11th, 2017

Microsoft gets a lukewarm response with its new Microsoft Security Guides that replaced Security Bulletins.

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Microsoft Issues Patches for Another Four Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

May 10th, 2017

As part of this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released security patches for a total of 55 vulnerabilities across its products, including fixes for four zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild.

Just yesterday, Microsoft released an emergency out-of-band update separately to patch a remote execution bug (CVE-2017-0290) in Microsoft’s Antivirus Engine that comes enabled by

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Microsoft Plugs Three Zero Day Holes as Part of May Patch Tuesday

May 9th, 2017

Microsoft patched three zero day vulnerabilities actively under attack today as part of its May Patch Tuesday release.

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Publicly Disclosed Windows Vulnerabilities Await Patches

February 23rd, 2017

Microsoft’s delayed release of its February security bulletins leaves users exposed to a pair of already publicly disclosed vulnerabilities.

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Microsoft releases 12 Security Updates; Including 6 Critical Patches

December 14th, 2016

For the last Patch Tuesday for this year, Microsoft has released 12 security bulletins, half of which are rated ‘critical’ as they give attackers remote code execution capabilities on the affected computers.

The security bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and Edge.

The first critical security bulletin, MS16-144, patches a total of 8 security

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Microsoft Releases 9 Security Updates to Patch 34 Vulnerabilities

August 10th, 2016

In Brief
Microsoft’s August Patch Tuesday offers nine security bulletins with five rated critical, resolving 34 security vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer (IE), Edge, and Office, as well as some serious high-profile security issues with Windows.

A security bulletin, MS16-102, patches a single vulnerability (CVE-2016-3319) that could allow an attacker to control your computer just by

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