IT admins should brace themselves for a record 14 new security bulletins and a busy week of updates and patches for Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday.
Microsoft today said it will deliver a record 14 security updates next week to patch a record-tying 34 vulnerabilities in Windows, IE, Office and Silverlight.
Microsoft is trying its hardest to kill the operating system Windows XP, including refusing to issue security patches for XP SP2, putting many XP users at risk.
Microsoft's bug reports fail to result in prompt corrections, the Microsoft Vulnerability Research program reports.
Emergency patch for so-called shortcut bug falls out of the usual security fix schedule.
Just a few days after making a patch, Mozilla again updates its browser -- this time to fix a plug-in problem.
Microsoft Releases Windows 7 SP1 beta and gives Windows XP a reprieve (yup, another one).
Tuesday marks the end of patches for Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). If you're still running that edition of XP, you can still take steps to protect your PC.
Next Tuesday will be a light one for security bulletins, but also marks a critical deadline for many organizations as Microsoft will end support for Windows 2000 and Windows XP SP2.
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