Windows Server and Network Security News
February 10, 2015
Microsoft issued patches across nine bulletins for February's Patch Tuesday update. The company fixed issues within Group Policy and Internet Explorer.
January 14, 2015
January saw a light Patch Tuesday, but Microsoft's move to discontinue its advance notification service has rankled security researchers.
December 09, 2014
Microsoft's last set of security fixes for the year brought critical fixes for Microsoft Office, VBScript and Internet Explorer.
November 11, 2014
Microsoft patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in the year's largest Patch Tuesday update, but it delayed an Exchange update.
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