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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.
June 10, 2014
Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday contains for a large number of vulnerabilities within Internet Explorer. Plus, the company issued fixes for Word 2007.
May 01, 2014
Administrators stuck on Windows XP, which hit end-of-life in April, were granted a small reprieve when Microsoft released a patch for an IE bug.
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