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Inside Microsoft’s August Patch Tuesday

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=6119|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=90|height=90]Microsoft has released their planned 14 bulletins fixing 34 vulnerabilities today.  There are four bulletins that administrators should look at patching as soon as possible.

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Pay Attention to MS10-042 Update

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=5710|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Microsoft has released four new security bulletins in the July 2010 edition of patch Tuesday. These bulletins address five vulnerabilities.It is not uncommon, and has become expected, for a light patch Tuesday to follow a heavy patch Tuesday release from Microsoft.  Last month, Microsoft released a hefty load of patches with 10 security bulletins addressing 34 vulnerabilities.

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Microsoft Plugs Security Holes in Windows, Office

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=1630|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]After a busy February with 13 security bulletins, Microsoft is easing off the patching throttle a bit this month.  Microsoft released two new security bulletins addressing 8 vulnerabilities, all not publically known at this time. 

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Inside MS Patch Tuesday: Pay Attention to MS09-072

Categories: Vulnerabilities

Guest editorial by Jason Miller  [img_assist|nid=1630|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Microsoft has released six new security bulletins for December.  They have also released two new security advisories as well as one bulletin that has been re-released.  In addition to the Microsoft releases, even though Adobe’s quarterly security update is scheduled for next month, they are planning to release a security bulletin for Adobe Flash and Adobe Air today.

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Critical Windows Kernel Flaw Highlights Patch Tuesday

Categories: Vulnerabilities

Guest editorial by Jason Miller[img_assist|nid=1630|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=115|height=115]Microsoft
has released six new security bulletins in November’s Patch Tuesday. 
Administrators are getting a bit of a break after last month’s mammoth security
bulletin release.

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October Microsoft Patch Tuesday Has Something for Everyone

Categories: Vulnerabilities

By Jason Miller
Microsoft has released 13 new security bulletins in the October 2009 version of Patch Tuesday.  Eight bulletins have a severity rating of Critical. The remaining five security bulletins have a severity rating of Important. For the first time, Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 are affected by security bulletins. The sheer volume of bulletins and subsequent patches this month will likely give administrator fits.

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