Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft Security Bulletins’

Microsoft to Retire Security Bulletins in January 2017

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

This will obviously mean a huge change in the way that Microsoft handles security updates, but unfortunately, many of the details as to exactly how this new service will work haven’t been revealed yet.

Microsoft announced on yesterday’s Patch Tuesday for November that it plans to retire the publication of Security Bulletins in January 2017. Security bulletins like MS16-129 reveal information about patched vulnerabilities. This includes information about the vulnerability, affected software, severity ratings, deployment information and more.


Microsoft Security Bulletins October 2016

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Here’s a quick summary of the fixes and changes included in last weekend’s Microsoft Security Bulletins.

Microsoft released updates for supported operating systems and other company products on today’s patch day. This guide provides you with information on the patches and related information. It covers all security and non-security updates that Microsoft released, plus additional information and links that may prove useful. It begins with an executive summary highlighting the most important information about the October 2016 Patch day.


MS16-072 May Break Group Policy Configurations

Friday, June 17th, 2016

If you’ve noticed that your PC is behaving oddly after installing this week’s Microsoft Security Patches, this article might help to explain why.

Microsoft released 16 security bulletins as part of the June 2016 Patch Day of which one, MS16-072, is causing serious issues on some computer configurations. The security update patches a vulnerability in Windows that could result in elevation of privilege during a man in the middle attack.


Microsoft Security Bulletins for January 2016

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Another round of security patches and updates, and an end to support for older versions of IE.

Welcome to the Microsoft Security Bulletins overview for January 2016. It is the first patch day of the year by Microsoft and also the last day Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is supported by the company. This means that Windows 8 systems won’t receive any more security updates, and that systems that are still running the operating system need to be updated to Windows 8.1 to continue receiving these important updates.


Microsoft Security Bulletins for November 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Here it is mid-month again, and time for another round of Microsoft Security Bulletins …

Welcome to the Microsoft Windows patch overview for November 2015. The guide provides you with relevant information about all security and non-security patches that Microsoft released for Windows and other company products in the past 30 day period. It begins with an executive summary that lists the most important information in condensed form, followed by distribution information. The distribution sections list all versions of Windows and other Microsoft products that have received patches this month.


Microsoft Security Bulletins for May 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Here’s a concise summary of the features included in this month’s Microsoft Security Bulletins (just in case you’re interested.)

This page offers an overview of Microsoft’s May 2015 patch day. The guide provides you with information about each security bulletin that was released today as part of the the update day. It lists all security bulletins released by the company today and all non-security updates released by Microsoft since the last Patch Tuesday which happened on April 14, 2015.


Microsoft Security Bulletins for November 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Here’s a quick summary of the fixes provided by this month’s Microsoft Security Bulletins … plus, information on how to download this month’s security bulletins for those who don’t have them already.

Welcome to the November 2014 overview of Microsoft Security Bulletins and updates for all company products including client and server Windows operating systems as well as Microsoft Office. It offers an in-depth analysis of all security and non-security updates that Microsoft has released since October 2014, the last official patch day.


Microsoft Security Bulletins for May 2014 Overview

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Here’s a quick overview of the latest Microsoft Security Bulletins … with a link to the downloads (in case you missed them.)

Welcome to this month’s overview of security bulletins and updates for Microsoft Windows, Office, and other Microsoft products. This is the first month after end of support for the popular Windows XP operating system. Microsoft did release a patch for Windows XP after end of support to address a security issue in Internet Explorer, but made it clear that this was an exemption rather than something that XP users should get used to.