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10/07/2019: Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2019 overview

10/07/2019: Microsoft Releases July 2019 Security Updates, 2 Flaws Under Active Attack


09/07/2019: Patch Tuesday arriving, make sure you temporarily block Windows Update

09/07/2019: Manage Windows Updates with ABC-Update

04/07/2019: It's time to install the June Windows and Office patches

01/07/2019: Microsoft Patch Alert: The Windows patching heavens buzz with silver bullets

24/06/2019: Microsoft ends Visual C++ Redistributable Chaos

22/06/2019: This Cryptomining Malware Launches Linux VMs On Windows and macOS

21/06/2019: Microsoft releases out-of-band fixes for Win7 and Win8.1 on 6/20

21/06/2019: KB4503277 and KB4503283 for Windows 7 and 8.1 released


20/06/2019: Issue 1804: cryptoapi: SymCrypt modular inverse algorithm in Windows OS

20/06/2019: EQL iSCSI login failures after MS patches KB4497934 -KB4499177 -KB4503267

14/06/2019: Microsoft is better at documenting patch problems, but issues abound

12/06/2019: Can't pair certain Bluetooth devices anymore on Windows 8 or 10? That's.....

12/06/2019: Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2019 overview

12/06/2019: Microsoft Releases June 2019 Security Updates to Patch 88 Vulnerabilities


11/06/2019: AKB 2000004: How to apply the Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups

11/06/2019: Save yourself a headache: Make sure Windows automatic update is off


08/06/2019: New Brute-Force Botnet Targeting Over 1.5 Million RDP Servers Worldwide

08/06/2019: Hacker Discloses Second Zero-Day to Bypass Patch for Windows EoP Flaw


05/06/2019: A Reminder to Update Your Systems to Prevent a Worm

04/06/2019: It’s time to install the May Windows and Office patches

01/06/2019: Microsoft Fixes Critical Remote Desktop Flaw, Blocks Worm Malware

01/06/2019: Microsoft Warns Users Again to Patch Wormable BlueKeep Flaw


31/05/2019: Microsoft Patch Alert: Patching whack-a-mole continues

29/05/2019: Nearly 1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to "Wormable" BlueKeep RDP Flaw

19/05/2019: Microsoft released fixes for IE “gov.uk” HSTS bug on a Saturday but only for Win7 and 8.1

18/05/2019: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2- Issues

15/05/2019: Microsoft Releases Patches For A Critical 'Wormable Flaw' and 78 Other Issues

15/05/2019: May 2019 Patch Tuesday arrives

15/05/2019: May is here and so are the scheduled security patches from Microsoft and Adobe


14/05/2019: Patches are coming tomorrow. Make sure Windows Update gets locked down

13/05/2019: More problems installing the April Monthly Rollups if you have Avira antivirus

10/05/2019: Microsoft Word is getting politically correct

07/05/2019: Microsoft discloses security breach that impacted some Outlook accounts

04/05/2019: Now’s the time to install the April Windows and Office patches

03/05/2019: Alert: April patches have sharp edges, with several missing, others reappearing

03/05/2019: The new “Download and install now” link appears in Win10 version 1903


02/05/2019: Dell laptops and computers vulnerable to remote hijacks

02/05/2019: Avira fixed the slowdown problem associated with the April Win7/8.1 patches


26/04/2019: Win 10 updates KB4493437, KB4493440, KB4493436 & KB4493473 arrive a week late

26/04/2019: Oh look, another broken Windows update! KB4493472 and KB4493446 causing issues


26/04/2019: There they are… Second April patches are out and they look lame

25/04/2019: Where are the April Windows patches?

24/04/2019: REDDIT: Can we talk about how f**ked Windows Update still is?

24/04/2019: Microsoft has ruined my day, and possibly my life (Michele Hanson)


19/04/2019: Yet another conflict acknowledged with this month’s Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups (McAfee)

18/04/2019: Researcher Hijacks a Microsoft Service Using Loophole in Azure Cloud Platform

17/04/2019: Microsoft's April patches seem to be slowing down Windows

17/04/2019: Win7/8.1/Server patch conflicts abated, somewhat, CAUTION PATCHING!

14/04/2019: Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts

12/04/2019: This month’s Windows patching debacle gradually comes into focus

12/04/2019: This month’s Win7 & Win10 version 1809 patches slow down PCs running AV products


11/04/2019: Michael Horowitz re-discovers the refreshgwxconfig-B “Get Windows 10” scheduled task

11/04/2019: Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2019 overview


10/04/2019: Reports of freezing with this month’s Win8 Monthly Rollup, KB 4493472, KB 4493446

10/04/2019: Microsoft Releases April 2019 Security Updates-Two Flaws Under Active Attack

10/04/2019: Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2019 overview

04/04/2019: Microsoft acknowledges bug in Win8.1 March Monthly Rollup KB 4489881

03/04/2019: Microsoft Patch Alert: Most March patches look good

23/03/2019: Dell’s Encryption Console gets clobbered by this month’s Patch Tuesday

19/03/2019: Windows Defender Security definition problems: March updates 2019 ?

19/03/2019: Update Windows Defender manually in Windows 10/8/7

13/03/2019: Windows 10 Now Automatically Uninstalls Updates That Cause Problems

13/03/2019: Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) investigates all reports of security vulnerabilities


13/03/2019: Microsoft Releases Patches for 64 Flaws-Two Under Active Attack


13/03/2019: March 2019 Patch Tuesday patches

11/03/2019: Windows malware: Slub taps Slack, GitHub to steal your info

27/02/2019: Microsoft Edge lets Facebook run Flash code behind users' backs

22/02/2019: New cumulative update KB 4491113 for IE in Win7 and 8.1 fixes the backslash bug

21/02/2019: Microsoft pushes odd third-Tuesday cumulative updates for Win10 1803, 1709, 1703 and 1607 – but not for 1809

20/02/2019: More problems with Windows patches breaking older Access databases

13/02/2019: Microsoft Patch Tuesday — February 2019 Update Fixes 77 Flaws

15/02/2019: 2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS

15/01/2019: Brinkmann, Horowitz: Are remnants of the despised “GWX” Get Windows 10 campaign still on your Win7 computer?

15/01/2019: Unpatched vCard Flaw Could Let Hackers Compromise Your Windows PCs

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