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Microsoft Releases October 2014 Update Tuesday Patches

Microsoft Releases October 2014 Update Tuesday Patches

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The October 2014 Update Tuesday was released for download overnight, and this month sees a total of eight security updates for Windows, Internet Explorer and Office. This ...

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Critical Security Fixes For Internet Explorer This Update Tuesday

Critical Security Fixes For Internet Explorer This Update Tuesday

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Brace for some critical hits next week. A bunch of critical security fixes for Internet Explorer are coming, and immediate deployment is recommend for these. Microsoft has ...

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Microsoft Bug Bounty Program, Now For Online Services

Microsoft Bug Bounty Program, Now For Online Services

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Redmond might not be overly keen on bug bounty programs, but it has slowly accepted the concept. The newest Microsoft bug bounty is for the company’s online services. That’s ...

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Better Start Preparing For Windows Server 2003 Retirement

Better Start Preparing For Windows Server 2003 Retirement

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The Windows XP retirement scenario passed (or is passing) away without much trouble, but the windows Server 2003 retirement could prove to be a handful for those still on that old ...

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September 2014 Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 42 Flaws

September 2014 Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 42 Flaws

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There is something for everyone in the Update Tuesday release for this month. Microsoft has started rolling out patches and security fixes for this cycle, and you can grab them ...

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Four Bulletins This Time For Update Tuesday September 2014

Four Bulletins This Time For Update Tuesday September 2014

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We have the preliminary details of Update Tuesday September 2014, and this time around Microsoft aims to keep things nice and simple. Only one Critical bulletin, and three ...

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Windows XP Safe From Massive Attacks, For The Time Being

Windows XP Safe From Massive Attacks, For The Time Being

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Which is to say that no large scale attacks are expected on the retired operating system anytime soon. But does that make Windows XP safe, overall? No, sir, the platform is still ...

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Best Antivirus For Windows XP? Here Are 23 Choices

Best Antivirus For Windows XP? Here Are 23 Choices

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The security landscape is seeing intensified focus on Microsoft’s retired operating system. A new research reveals the best antivirus for Windows XP, and the list is pretty ...

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Microsoft Wants New Privacy Laws In The United States

Microsoft Wants New Privacy Laws In The United States

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And the company is sailing against the current to get them. That is, fighting against other technology giants like Google, Amazon and Twitter that do not agree with new privacy ...

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Around 8.4% Of Desktop Computers Still Running Windows XP

Around 8.4% Of Desktop Computers Still Running Windows XP

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That is, in total. Windows XP was officially retired earlier this year, and even though users and companies are steadily moving away from this old OS, it still powers a ...

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US Airport Recently Upgraded From Windows 98 To Windows XP

US Airport Recently Upgraded From Windows 98 To Windows XP

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If you had any doubts about how hard it is for organizations and enterprises to upgrade to newer operating systems, consider this. An airport in the United States was running ...

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First Ever Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 37 Vulnerabilities

First Ever Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 37 Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft have started shipping the monthly updates as part of the newly renamed Update Tuesday cycle, and this time around the company aims to fix a total of 37 flaws in a number ...

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: WiFi Dashboard

Windows 8.1 App Watch: WiFi Dashboard

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The Windows platform sure could use a few more utility apps like this. WiFi Dashboard, as the name so aptly suggests, is an application for your wireless network, if you have one ...

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Critical Windows, Internet Explorer Updates Incoming For August 2014

Critical Windows, Internet Explorer Updates Incoming For August 2014

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And yes, the company is referring to this monthly patch rollout as “Update Tuesday”, which makes this the first time we are hearing this new name used in this sense. It also ...

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Microsoft Renames Patch Tuesday As Update Tuesday

Microsoft Renames Patch Tuesday As Update Tuesday

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One more Microsoft renaming job. This one makes a fair bit of sense, though. Although Patch Tuesday was by no means an official name, the company used it for years upon years. ...

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