Windows 7 to get its first security updates next week

Posted on Friday, Oct 09 2009 @ 21:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft has prepared 13 security bulletins for next week's Patch Tuesday. There are eight critical and five important updates, addressing a total of 34 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Silverlight, Forefront, Developer Tools, and SQL Server.

There are six patches for Windows XP, five for Windows Vista and the upcoming Windows 7 will receive one security update for an Internet Explorer 8 related flaw.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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