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Microsoft slates first Windows 8, RT patches since launch

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Microsoft will issue six security updates next week, including three for Windows 8 and its tablet spin-off Windows RT.

Windows 8 gets first critical Patch Tuesday security bulletins

Windows 8 hasn't even been on sale for a month yet but is already the recipient of three critical security updates via Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday security bulletins, each of which will block flaws that allow remote execution of code on targeted machines.

Adobe, now 'married' to Microsoft, moves Flash updates to Patch Tuesday

Adobe on Tuesday announced that it will pair future security updates for its popular Flash Player with Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule.

Microsoft patches 20 bugs, including a critical Word flaw

Microsoft today patched 20 vulnerabilities in Word, Office, Windows, SharePoint Server, SQL Server and other products in its portfolio, including a critical bug used to attack the company's own online services

Apple patches Java 6 for OS X Snow Leopard, Lion

Apple today issued a Java update for OS X Lion and Snow Leopard to make it more difficult for hackers to exploit other vulnerabilities.

Enable Flash in Chrome Only When You Want It With FlashControl

Why deal with Flash hassles every time you surf? FlashControl lets you decide when to enable Flash and when to disable it.

Chrome Extension Readability Helps You Format Pages to Your Liking

Format pages for easier reading, or read them on other devices, with the help of Readability for Chrome.

Chrome/Firefox Extension Gmelius Makes Gmail More Readable

Tweak and customize Gmail to reduce clutter and increase utility with Gmelius.

Adobe Reader Patches 'Incomplete'

Google's Chrome security team urges caution with some PDF files.

Vimium Grants Chrome Hotkey Superpowers

Vimium is a Chrome extension that adds a rich set of shortcut keys for opening links, navigating pages, and more.