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Microsoft Releases June 2019 Security Updates to Patch 88 Vulnerabilities

June 11th, 2019
After Adobe, the technology giant Microsoft today—on June 2019 Patch Tuesday—also released its monthly batch of software security updates for various supported versions of Windows operating systems and other Microsoft products. This month's security updates include patches for a total of 88 vulnerabilities, 21 are rated Critical, 66 are Important, and one is rated Moderate in severity. The

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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 Patches for 64 Flaws — Two Under Active Attack

March 12th, 2019
It's time for another batch of "Patch Tuesday" updates from Microsoft. Microsoft today released its March 2019 software updates to address a total of 64 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, 17 of which are rated critical, 45 important, one moderate and one low in severity. The update addresses flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, MS

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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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Windows 10 Will Now Let You Reset Forgotten Password Directly From the Lock Screen

July 17th, 2017

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update bigger than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release.

Microsoft is finally adding one of the much-requested features to Windows 10: Pin and Password recovery option directly from the lock screen.

Yes, the next big update of Windows 10,

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WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

May 15th, 2017

By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware, and are wondering what’s going on, who is doing this, and whether your computer is secure from this insanely fast-spreading threat that has already hacked nearly 200,000 Windows PCs over the weekend.

The only positive thing about this attack is that — you are here — as after reading this easy-to-understandable

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WannaCry Kill-Switch(ed)? It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Arrives

May 13th, 2017

Update — After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers from WannaCry, read our latest article “WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately.” 

If you are following the news, by now you might be aware that a security researcher has activated a “Kill Switch” which apparently stopped the WannaCry

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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, Adobe and Mozilla issue Critical Security Patch Updates

May 13th, 2015

This week you have quite a long list of updates to follow from Microsoft, Adobe as well as Firefox.

Despite announcing plans to kill its monthly patch notification for Windows 10, the tech giant has issued its May 2015 Patch Tuesday, releasing 13 security bulletins that addresses a total of 48 security vulnerabilities in many of their products.

Separately, Adobe has also pushed a

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Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications; Now for Paid Members Only

January 10th, 2015

Microsoft began issuing Patch Tuesday updates publically in advance over ten years ago, but from next every second Tuesday of the Month, if you want to see what security patches Microsoft is going to issue, then you will have to pay for it.


Yes right, Microsoft has decided to ditch its Advanced Notification Service (ANS) and will no longer be

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