Six Years, 400 Bulletins, 745 Vulnerabilities

Since moving to a monthly schedule in October 2003, Microsoft has released about 400 security bulletins based on an informal count of releases in its bulletin archives. The bulletins address about 745 vulnerabilities across almost every Microsoft product.
About 230, or more than half of the bulletins, addressed security vulnerabilities that were described by Microsoft as “critical.” This definition is what Microsoft typically uses for vulnerabilities that allow attackers to take full administrative control of a system from a remote location. Read the full story [Jaikumar Vijayan/Computerworld]

Since moving to a monthly schedule in October 2003, Microsoft has released about 400 security bulletins based on an informal count of releases in its bulletin archives. The bulletins address about 745 vulnerabilities across almost every Microsoft product.

About 230, or more than half of the bulletins, addressed security vulnerabilities that were described by Microsoft as “critical.” This definition is what Microsoft typically uses for vulnerabilities that allow attackers to take full administrative control of a system from a remote location. Read the full story [Jaikumar Vijayan/Computerworld]

 

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