The Microsoft August 2017 Patch Tuesday security patches include fixes for 48 issues, of which 25 are rated critical, but none is as ominous as CVE-2017-8620.
Microsoft released the August 2017 Patch Tuesday security bulletin, and this month the company fixed 48 security issues in six of its main product categories.
Microsoft's July 2017 Patch Tuesday includes a fix for an issue with the NT LAN Manager (NTLM) Authentication Protocol that can be exploited to allow attackers to create admin accounts on a local network's domain controller (DC).
Microsoft has released updates today for the Windows 10 operating system, as well as for other of the company's products, updates that fix 55 security issues ranging from remote code execution to simple spoofing attacks.
Microsoft published today the June 2017 Patch Tuesday, which patches over 90 security flaws, including two vulnerabilities used in live attacks.
In two blog posts today, Microsoft announced it issued new security patches for Windows XP users to protect them against "potential nation-state activity" that could cause "destructive cyber attacks" similar to the WannaCry outbreak that hit users last month.
Earlier today, Microsoft officially released its monthly updates, something that sysadmins all over the world call Patch Tuesday.
Yesterday, Microsoft migrated to a new Patch Tuesday format, which now lists update information via a portal named the Microsoft Security Update Guide, which for the time being, has managed to confuse most sysadmins.
As part of the April 2017 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released today 61 security updates for products such as its operating systems, browsers, the Office suite, and others.
Today is the March 2017 Microsoft Patch Tuesday and we have 17 security updates being released by Microsoft. Of these seventeen updates, seven of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer.
A vulnerability discovered by Google Project Zero security researchers and left without a patch by Microsoft received a temporary fix from third-party security vendor ACROS Security.
For the second time in three months, Google engineers have disclosed a bug in the Windows OS without Microsoft having released a fix before Google's announcement.