Security firm Tenable has warned individuals and businesses who are using Windows 7 to ensure that their systems are patched and up-to-date as support for the operating system expires on Tuesday.
Researchers from security outfit Kaspersky Lab say they have found about 50 systems infected by the DarkPulsar malware, part of the NSA exploits which were dumped online by a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers in 2017.
Even though Windows Server 2003 goes out of support tomorrow, Microsoft's ageing server operating system is still in use at 20% of Australian and New Zealand businesses according to a Telsyte survey commissioned by Dell.
Microsoft may be ending support for Windows XP in a few months, but for now it's still plugging critical security flaws. And even the latest versions of Windows are getting critical patches this month.
The second Tuesday of the month is approaching fast, so get ready for the latest round of security updates from Microsoft and Adobe.
As expected, Microsoft has released seven security bulletins covering issues with Windows and other software, notably Internet Explorer. There's also a policy change regarding vulnerabilities in software sold through the company's various online stores.
Microsoft intends to release seven security bulletins this week. Affected products include Windows, Office, and Windows Defender.
April's Patch Tuesday will see the release of nine security bulletins by Microsoft, two of them rated critical.
Microsoft is set to release patches for a whopping 57 vulnerabilities later this week.
The first Patch Tuesday for 2013 has rolled around, and Microsoft has released seven security bulletins addressing a dozen vulnerabilities. It's also one of those months when Adobe releases updates alongside Microsoft.
Microsoft released six security bulletins on November's Patch Tuesday. Four are rated critical, and a total of 17 vulnerabilities are addressed.
Microsoft is preparing to release six security bulletins this month, four rated critical, one important and one moderate. Even Windows RT and Server 2012 are affected.
Microsoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software. And Adobe will be releasing security updates on the same day.
As if nine security updates wasn't enough for July's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft also published two security advisories.
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