Plug everything in and prepare the systems: Patch Tuesday is coming. Microsoft will release six security patches, four of them considered 'critical' for Windows 8, and Surface-ready Windows RT operating systems.
Plug everything in and prepare the systems: Patch Tuesday is coming.
As 2013 wraps to an end, Microsoft released its final set of Patch Tuesday fixes, updating its Surface line of tablets at the same time.
According to Microsoft, the fixes include 11 bulletins, five of which are marked critical, solving 24 vulnerabilities. That’s quite the raft. Among the patched products are Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and Exchange.
May is shaping up to be a quiet month for systems administrators, at least as far as security patches from Microsoft are concerned. The company is also changing the way it indicates the importance of specific security updates.
Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityMicrosoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software.