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Microsoft yanks troublesome Exchange security patch

This is the second month in a row that Microsoft has withdrawn a patch because it could cause problems for the system it was designed to repair.

Microsoft patches critical flaws in Internet Explorer and Exchange Server

Microsoft unleashed eight security bulletins for the August Patch Tuesday, including critical updates for Internet Explorer and Exchange Server.

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Microsoft to pull apps with critical vulnerabilities

To ensure that developers publish secure software, Microsoft says that it will pull apps that have critical vulnerabilities.

July's Patch Tuesday fixes 6 critical Microsoft flaws

Along with rolling out seven new security bulletins for Patch Tuesday, Microsoft also introduced a new policy giving developers 180 days to fix bugs.

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Internet Explorer will get critical update next week

Microsoft's monthly patch release for July will cover seven security issues, six of which could be remotely exploited by an attacker.

Sony releases a complicated fix for PlayStation 3 consoles borked by recent update

Sony has finally released another update to cure PlayStation 3 consoles borked by a recent, more disastrous update, but you'll need to jump through some hoops to get your console up and running again.

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Firefox 22 browser update supplies web-calling capability

Mozilla Tuesday shipped Firefox 22, which enables the in-browser audio-video calling standard WebRTC and switches on a new JavaScript module that promises to speed up web apps.

Sony says PS3 consoles borked by recent software update will be fixed with June 27 patch

Got a PlayStation paperweight on your hands? A fix is coming, but it ain't coming quickly.

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Massive Java update won’t get Oracle out of attacker’s crosshairs

Oracle fixed a number of critical security flaws in Java with the latest update, but it's still too slow to patch and attackers will continue to take advantage.

Java update patches 40 security issues

Oracle addressed 40 security issues in Java and enabled online certificate revocation checking by default in its scheduled critical patch update for Java on Tuesday.