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Microsoft Report: Most Common Malware on Operating Systems

It’s a commonly held opinion among IT professionals that the reason Windows is so prone to virus and malware attacks is due to its popularity. Windows powers approximately 87% of the world’s computers. While this is true, Windows’ vulnerabilities can be attributed to more than…

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday Addresses 23 Vulnerabilities

This week, Microsoft released seven bulletins fixing twenty-three vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday. Three of the bulletins are rated as ‘critical,’ which could lead to remote code execution, whereas the remaining four are rated as ‘important.’ The first critical bulletin resolves a privately reported bug in…

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Microsoft to Release 9 Security Updates, Four Critical for February 14th Patch Tuesday

Microsoft will issue nine security updates, four critical, for Patch Tuesday tomorrow, fixing 21 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET, Silverlight and Office. Seven of the nine may lead to remote code execution, while the other two may lead to elevation of privilege, according to…

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