An out-of-band fix for a zero-day use-after free memory vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser was released by Microsoft on Monday.
December's five "critical" bulletins and two "important" items affect all versions of Windows, including its newest Windows 8 and Windows RT.
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.
Windows 8 fixes among the patches previewed in Microsoft's security update advance notification for November.
For the second month in a row, Microsoft is releasing an uncharacteristically light security update.
Microsoft will be rolling out one "critical" and six "important" bulletins for October's security update, planned for Tuesday.
Microsoft's messaging confab takes its message of cloud, compliance and security to its customers directly.
Microsoft plans to release a "Fix it" on Friday for IE zero-day flaw that surfaced this week.
Microsoft's security update for September looks to be a small one, with only two "important" bulletin items scheduled.
Microsoft is warning users of two tools readily available that can be used to steal passwords from wireless networks and VPNs, offers workarounds.
Remote code execution flaws are targeted in the majority of items in Microsoft's monthly Security Update.
Preview bulletin shows five items to be rated "critical."
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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.
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