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Misc. - Numbers

5 critical updates and the end of QuickTime for June Patch Tuesday
A few months ago, we saw the end of Oracle JAVA Plugin support, and now we see the end of QuickTime with the call to remove it from your systems. If only we could get rid of Adobe Flash.
June 15, 2016
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5 critical updates for October Patch Tuesday
October's change of season brings a fundamental change to how Microsoft presents and delivers updates to Windows 7 and 8.x systems.
October 14, 2016
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Misc. - C

Cisco patches critical authentication flaw in conferencing servers
Hackers could exploit the issue to masquerade as legitimate users
October 13, 2016
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Critical Updates to IE, Edge and Adobe Flash Player for July Patch Tuesday
I think that we were all hoping for a “boring" Patch Tuesday for this July update cycle.
July 13, 2016
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Misc. - D

DisplayFusion 8.0 improves Anniversary Update compatibility, unveils new Triggers function
Binary Fortress Software has released DisplayFusion 8.0, a major update of its multi-monitor management tool for Windows. Available in both free and Pro versions, version 8.0 focuses on fixing numerous bugs for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, but does introduce some new features.
August 09, 2016
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provide a solution that will answer all your software updating needs.
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Misc. - H

How Microsoft plans to shrink down and speed up Windows 10 updates
Unified Update Platform is supposed to cut the size of updates and require less processing power
November 3, 2016
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Misc. - M

Massive Oracle Critical Patch Update fixes 270 vulnerabilities
Oracle has released the first Critical Patch Update scheduled for 2017, and it's massive. It fixes 270 vulnerabilities across multiple products, and over 100 of them are remotely exploitable by unauthenticated attackers.
January 19, 2017
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Microsoft commits to a permanent schedule for new Windows 10, Office updates
Feature updates to hit in March and September, in perpetuity.
April 20, 2017
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Microsoft commits to twice yearly updates to Windows 10, Office 365
The added consistency is supposed to help IT departments plan deployments
April 20, 2017
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Microsoft Confirms Six-Month Windows 10 Update Schedule
Microsoft said that Windows 10 will now be on a six-month upgrade cycle like the one used for Office 365 ProPlus. the move is supposed to make it easier for the company's business customers to know when updates will be released and for how long each version of Windows 10 will be supported.
April 20, 2017
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Microsoft fixes critical flaws in IE, Edge, Office and Windows print services
July's Patch Tuesday brings fixes for 47 vulnerabilities across Microsoft's products
July 13, 2016
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Microsoft fixes critical vulnerabilities in IE, Edge, Office, and Windows
July's Patch Tuesday brings fixes for 47 vulnerabilities across Microsoft's products
July 13, 2016
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Microsoft introduces the Unified Update Platform to make Windows updates more seamless
Alongside the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build - 14959 - Microsoft introduced the Unified Update Platform (UUP, not to be confused with UWP). Coming today to Mobile, the feature will work across PCs, phones, IoT, and HoloLens, and it's designed to create a more seamless update experience.
November 3, 2016
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Microsoft paces delivery of Windows 10 upgrades
Data from last year's feature upgrade shows how the company starts slowly
March 27, 2017
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Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, and more
Two of the patched flaws are already being exploited and three have been publicly disclosed
November 9, 2016
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Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities, two actively exploited ones
Two of the patched flaws are already being exploited and three have been publicly disclosed
November 9, 2016
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Microsoft pumps out updates for MSN suite and OneNote
Microsoft has rolled out an update for a bunch of its apps in the Windows Store, which is believed to be in preparation for upcoming builds of Windows 10. We've been alerted to not only the MSN suite of apps receiving some update love, but also OneNote and Groove.
July 6, 2016
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Microsoft rolling out fix for Outlook syncing bug
If you've been having trouble syncing your Outlook account with an app or smartphone recently, a fix is thankfully on the way. on its Office 365 service status page (via ZDNet), Microsoft notes that it has started deploying a fix for the syncing issue, which has been impacting some users since Thursday, November 17.
November 23, 2016
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Microsoft rolls out a minor update for its MSN Windows 10 suite
Microsoft has rolled out an update for its MSN suite of Windows 10 apps. the company has likely bundled some minor optimizations and bug splatting in the latest batch of releases.
July 22, 2016
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Microsoft to cut update ties between Edge and Windows 10
Report asserts Edge will receive feature updates via the Windows Store starting this fall, another move in company's campaign to rescue browser from shrinking share
May 2, 2017
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Microsoft to roll out new Windows 10, Office feature releases twice annually
IT pros, mark your calendars. Starting in September 2017 with Windows 10 "Redstone 3," Microsoft will begin rolling out new feature updates to Windows and Office 365 ProPlus together, twice a year.
April 20, 2017
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Microsoft updates Windows 10 Movies & TV app for Insiders on PC, phone and HoloLens
Microsoft has been hard at work improving its Groove music app on Windows 10 in recent weeks, with a long string of updates making their way out. It hasn't forgotten about its other major entertainment app on the OS, though.
July 15, 2016
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Microsoft's ship target for Windows 10 'Redstone 2' is March, 2017
Microsoft's internal ship target for its next major update to Windows 10, a k a 'Redstone 2,' is looking like March 2017.
October 14, 2016
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Misc. - O

Oracle issues largest patch bundle ever, fixing 276 security flaws
The patches address flaws in over 80 products
July 20, 2016
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Misc. - R

Reschedule the holiday party, Patch Tuesday is here and it's a big one
Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe all have fixes galore to test and install
December 13, 2016
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Misc. - S

September Patch Tuesday brings 7 critial updates to IE, Windows and Adobe Flash
Microsoft traditionally has a large patch release for September. this September's Patch Tuesday is no exception.
September 14, 2016
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Siri and Cortana on the desktop: Features or bugs to be squashed?
Personal digital assistants are an amusement best served on phones and tablets
October 14, 2016
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Misc. - T

The free Windows 10 Creators Update will have all these upgrades
Microsoft sees the HoloLens and what Microsoft calls mixed reality as a big part of the company's future. We'll get our first major taste of that vision this spring when the next major update to Windows 10, dubbed the Creators Update, rolls out.
October 26, 2016
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The Unified Update Platform for Windows 10 is bringing faster, targeted OS updates
Microsoft is today announcing the latest iteration in of their Windows as a Service program for Windows 10. Due to the frequency of OS updates, the change will bring faster and smaller OS updates that are targeted to a user's PC or mobile device.
November 3, 2016
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Misc. - U

Using a thing made by Microsoft, Apple or Adobe? It probably needs a patch today
Windows, Win Server, Office, Edge, IE, Silverlight, Flash, iOS, watchOS...
September 13, 2016
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Misc. - W

Windows 10 gets a quick update to fix critical Adobe Flash bug
Microsoft is pushing out an unscheduled update Windows 10 to fix a "critical" security issue that was discovered this week Adobe Flash Player.
March 11, 2016
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Windows switching to differential patching in the Creators Update
Change will bring smaller downloads and quicker checking for updates.
November 3, 2016
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Windows, Office and Flash Player updates for this Patch Tuesday
This is the second round of cumulative updates for Windows 7 and 8.x systems following Microsoft's announcement to use the Windows 10 patch roll-up approach for all desktop systems.
November 10, 2016
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Misc. - Y

Yesterday's Patch Tuesday fixed 52 security flaws, six of which were 'Critical' patches
Yesterday Microsoft released the latest version of Windows 10 to everyone, in the form of an update that bumps the OS version number up to 10586.494. While this update provides a number of fixes and feature improvements for Windows 10, it also brings important security patches, including six that are rated “critical".
July 13, 2016
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