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October 11, 2016
Microsoft's plan to move its older operating systems to a cumulative update model may help make its updates more reliable, but some administrators see more headaches on the horizon.
March 08, 2016
Despite ending support for Internet Explorer 9 in January, Microsoft continued to issue patches for the older browser.
January 12, 2016
Administrators with machines on Windows 8 and unsupported versions of Internet Explorer will need to update after this month.
November 10, 2015
Microsoft releases 12 security bulletins covering a wide range of applications, including Skype.
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