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October 09, 2019
Microsoft attempts to stamp out printing issues that originated from a faulty out-of-band patch for an Internet Explorer zero-day.
March 12, 2019
In addition to the March Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft's attempts at improving performance following Spectre variant 2 patches backfire for some users on Windows 10.
February 12, 2019
Administrators should prioritize patching systems affected by a zero-day vulnerability resolved by the February Patch Tuesday updates.
January 08, 2019
Administrators should prioritize an out-of-band patch that addresses an Internet Explorer zero-day before tackling the 47 vulnerabilities corrected by the January Patch Tuesday fixes.
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