Microsoft to release 9 advisories on Tuesday

April 2013 advance notice is out and it forecasts an interesting patching session for Microsoft administrators. There are 9 advisories affecting 16 distinct platforms in 5 …

Microsoft releases four critical bulletins

In terms of volume, the March Patch Tuesday is about average, with seven bulletins — four rated “critical” and three rated “important.” In …

Microsoft to patch 57 vulnerabilities

The February 2013 Microsoft Patch Tuesday bulletin was released with 12 advisories and is bigger than average, which means security and IT teams will be busier than average. …

Looking back at a year of Microsoft patches

Last year Microsoft’s Patch Tuesdays featured a total of 83 bulletins, which is a decline from previous years. Since their security efforts impact countless security …

Microsoft to release seven advisories on Tuesday

The first Microsoft Patch Tuesday of 2013 includes 7 advisories (MS13-001 – MS13-007), two of which are listed as critical because they can be executed remotely. One of …

The last Patch Tuesday of 2012

Today is the last Patch Tuesday of 2012. Its seven bulletins bring the total count for the year to 83, significantly down from last year’s 100 bulletins and even more …

Microsoft to release five critical bulletins

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for December 2012 contains seven bulletins; five critical and two important. Bulletin 1 adversely affects Internet Explorer 9 …

Microsoft releases six updates, four critical

It is the second week of November – time for our monthly software updates from Microsoft and increasingly from other vendors. Microsoft is publishing six updates this …

Microsoft patches 20 vulnerabilities

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2012 contains 7 bulletins to patch 20 vulnerabilities. MS12-064, rated at critical, affects Microsoft Word and would allow an …

Microsoft to release seven bulletins

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2012 contains seven bulletins, one critical and six rated as important. It should be a relief to many that none of …