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Microsoft to Fix Zero-Day Windows Flaw That Was Outed by Google

Microsoft announced that it will fix a dangerous new zero-day security flaw in Windows that it says is being exploited by hackers in Russia. But Microsoft is also understandably outraged that Google inexplicably outed the flaw before a patch was ready.

Nov 2, 2016 | Paul Thurrott

SCARY: “Atom Bomb” Windows Security Hole said to be Unfixable

Windows has an unfixable security flaw. That’s the frightening conclusion of this researcher, who says he can inject code—at will—into browsers and other Windows apps. It affects all versions of Windows released in the past 16 years, he says. And it can’t be patched, without breaking legitimate desktop apps. It could be bad for containerized server workloads, too...

Oct 31, 2016 | Richi Jennings

Microsoft’s New Windows 7/8 Rollup Patches To Be Released Starting Tomorrow

Microsoft is making significant changes to how it updates Windows and Server products; these updates go live starting tomorrow which means it is important for you to be prepared.

Oct 10, 2016 | Brad Sams

Microsoft’s New Patching Philosophy Sacrifices A Few For The Many

Microsoft is making a big bet by changing how it will patch older versions of Windows with a goal of reducing the complexity of the Windows ecosystem but will it pay off?

Aug 19, 2016 | Brad Sams

Huge Change to Patch Tuesday -- IT Admins are Revolting [updated]

Microsoft to change how older Windows versions get patches. For better or worse, it’ll be more like the Windows 10 way. Next Patch Tuesday, prepare for a single rollup patch. This means you won’t be able to pick and choose the patches that work for you. And that’s good, because… um, reasons.

Aug 16, 2016 | Richi Jennings

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