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Microsoft Releases Patches For A Critical ‘Wormable Flaw’ and 78 Other Issues

May 14th, 2019
It's Patch Tuesday—the day when Microsoft releases monthly security updates for its software. Microsoft has software updates to address a total of 79 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, including a critical wormable flaw that can propagate malware from computer to computer without requiring users' interaction. Out of 79 vulnerabilities, 18 issues

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Microsoft Releases April 2019 Security Updates — Two Flaws Under Active Attack

April 9th, 2019
Microsoft today released its April 2019 software updates to address a total of 74 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, 13 of which are rated critical and rest are rated Important in severity. April 2019 security updates address flaws in Windows OS, Internet Explorer, Edge, MS Office, and MS Office Services and Web Apps, ChakraCore, Exchange Server, .

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Adobe Releases Security Patches for Flash, Acrobat Reader, Other Products

April 9th, 2019
Good morning readers, it's Patch Tuesday again—the day of the month when Adobe and Microsoft release security patches for their software. Adobe just released its monthly security updates to address a total of 40 security vulnerabilities in several of its products, including Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat and Reader, and Shockwave Player. According to an advisory, Adobe Acrobat and Reader

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Windows 10 Now Automatically Uninstalls Updates That Cause Problems

March 12th, 2019
Do you always think twice before installing Windows updates worrying that it could crash your system or leave it non-working the day after Patch Tuesdays? Don't worry. Microsoft has addressed this issue by adding a safety measure that would from now onwards automatically uninstall buggy software updates installed on your system if Windows 10 detects a startup failure, which could be due to

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday — February 2019 Update Fixes 77 Flaws

February 12th, 2019
Microsoft has issued its second Patch Tuesday for this year to address a total of 77 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, 20 of which are rated critical, 54 important and 3 moderate in severity. February security update addresses flaws in Adobe Flash Player, Internet Explorer, Edge, Windows, MS Office, and Office Services and Web Apps,

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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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