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Security Fix: October 8, 2006 - October 14, 2006

For Microsoft, Patch Tuesday Often Becomes Exploit Thursday

Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of each month -- a regular schedule the company follows to make it easier for network administrators around to the world to manage all the updating necessary to deploy the fixes on...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 12, 2006; 12:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Microsoft Fixes Record 26 Security Holes

Microsoft today issued a record-breaking number of security updates, fixing at least 26 separate security holes in its Windows operating system and other products, including 16 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and Office components. By my count, this is the largest...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 10, 2006; 3:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
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Time's About Up For Windows XP Service Pack 1

Microsoft Corp. will ship at least six patches later today to fix problems in its Windows operating systems, but those fixes will be the final set of security updates released for XP users who are still running their systems under...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 10, 2006; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Microsoft to Push Out IE 7 This Month

Microsoft this month will be pushing out Internet Explorer 7 to Windows users who download security updates through Microsoft Update or Automatic Updates. Last week, Security Fix mentioned that Microsoft intends to ship 11 patches tomorrow, including a "high-priority update."...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 9, 2006; 12:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
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