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November Patch Tuesday Comes with 4 Fixes for Windows 8 Flaws

Microsoft's first security update after the release of its newest OS features three "critical" bulletin items that address 4 reported issues for Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Microsoft Previews 3 Security Updates for Windows 8

Windows 8 fixes among the patches previewed in Microsoft's security update advance notification for November.

Microsoft Offers Another Light Security Update in October

For the second month in a row, Microsoft is releasing an uncharacteristically light security update.

Lone Critical Fix in Light October Security Update

Microsoft will be rolling out one "critical" and six "important" bulletins for October's security update, planned for Tuesday.

Cloud, Compliance, Security: Highlights from MEC, Day 1

Microsoft's messaging confab takes its message of cloud, compliance and security to its customers directly.

Microsoft To Release Out-of-Band Fix for IE Flaw

Microsoft plans to release a "Fix it" on Friday for IE zero-day flaw that surfaced this week.



No 'Critical' Fixes Planned for Microsoft's Light September Security Update

Microsoft's security update for September looks to be a small one, with only two "important" bulletin items scheduled.

Security Advisory Issued for VPN Password Flaw; No Fix Yet

Microsoft is warning users of two tools readily available that can be used to steal passwords from wireless networks and VPNs, offers workarounds.

Bulk of Patch Tuesday Fixes for RCE Flaws

Remote code execution flaws are targeted in the majority of items in Microsoft's monthly Security Update.

Microsoft's August Security Update Has 9 Fixes

Preview bulletin shows five items to be rated "critical."

Microsoft's Intune Gets a Tune Up

Plus: Patch Tuesday provides the joy of RCE fixes,MySQL flaw classifies incorrect passwords as correct.

Microsoft Inadvertently Fans the 'Flame'

Plus: Stuxnet worm sourced, LinkedIn passwords compromised.

The Cost of Keeping Windows XP

Plus: Iran attacked with possible politically driven malware, social network monitoring projected to increase.

Vista SP1 Infections Increasing

Plus: Former Microsoft CSO steps down from government position, 10 years of Trustworthy Computing

Gartner: Migrate Off of Windows XP Now

Many IT pros have contemplated moving away from XP, but very few have done so, according to the research firm.

Microsoft Throws Wrench in Hackers' Playbook

Plus: Adobe changes mind about not patching older software, The Pirate Bay doesn't condone Anonymous actions.

Microsoft Updates Anti-Exploit Tool for Windows

Microsoft released its latest anti-exploit tool designed to add security for various software programs running on Windows systems, even those programs that lack much protection at all.

Microsoft Kicks Chinese Security Firm Out of Friendship Club

Plus: PHP script error gets a security update for faulty security update, 10 security mistakes you're still making.

3 Critical RCE Fixes in May Security Patch

Microsoft's May security update includes three bulletin items classified "critical" and four "important."

May Security Update To Come with Critical Office Fix

Microsoft's May Patch Tuesday offering will feature three "critical" and four "important" bulletin items targeting 23 vulnerabilities.

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