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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Microsoft's May security update includes three bulletin items classified "critical" and four "important."
Microsoft's May Patch Tuesday offering will feature three "critical" and four "important" bulletin items targeting 23 vulnerabilities.
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Version 4 comes with improved detection capabilities, automatic remediation and a streamlined interface.
The Conficker worm should continue to be a top concern in enterprise security -- even though there hasn't been a new variant seen in the wild in over two years -- according to Microsoft.
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Devices running Windows RT (or Windows 8 on ARM hardware) can be used for both personal and business purposes.
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Six bulletins patching 11 flaws is the order for this month's Microsoft update.