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Four critical Windows fixes coming


MicrosoftMicrosoft will be releasing six sets of security patches on “Patch Tuesday” this week, of which four will fix critical flaws in the Windows operating system. A critical update is considered to be a flaw in which an attacker is able to remotely run unauthorized software on the victim's machine.

According to Microsoft, components affected by the critical updates are Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, as well as other core components of the operating system.

What is unusual is that Microsoft is revealing more details of this week’s patches than it has in the past.

How does “Patch Tuesday” affect your company? What is the size of your company, and is there a dedicated team tasked to ensure that all patches are up-to-date? Join the discussion.

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Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.

4 comments
jackie40d
jackie40d

Gee I am glad I do not use any of that stuff on my computer ! :-) All Stuff I never use IE Outlook and Windows Mail . . I think MS should be broken up and let the different area's work on their own Apps and get it down right . . Like OS here and the rest over there so they have to work in their own corner . . and not run back and forth to each area to fix this this week and that next week . . I thought this IE 7 was supposed to be the end all Browser for MS and now its got MAJOR patches AGAIN . . MS needs broke up into parts ! No wonder there are so many hacks into MS servers ! They can't keep all of it together and got their hands into to many holes to plug them . . Really sloppy work on their part must be high on something bad !

jackie40d
jackie40d

Gee I am glad I do not use any of that stuff on my computer

zookeeperz
zookeeperz

Why bother to post? Is your computer that boring?

paulmah
paulmah

How does ?Patch Tuesday? affect your company? What is the size of your company and is there a dedicated team tasked to ensure that all patches are up-to-date?

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