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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.
July 08, 2014
In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
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