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November 11, 2014
Microsoft patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in the year's largest Patch Tuesday update, but it delayed an Exchange update.
October 14, 2014
Microsoft returned to a higher number of patches in its October update, with fixes for three critical issues.
September 09, 2014
While an Internet Explorer patch is the only critical one to fix a zero-day bug, server admins should focus on an ASP.NET fix.
August 12, 2014
Microsoft patched two publicly known vulnerabilities in the August Patch Tuesday update. The company also introduced plug-in whitelisting in IE.
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