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Microsoft Patch to Address 57 Security Bugs

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12 security fixes to remove large number of bugs.

Microsoft's next Patch Tuesday will deliver an update to fix a larger number of bugs than usual.

Through 12 separate updates, Patch Tuesday on February 12 will address 57 individual security vulnerabilities. The bugs are currently affecting several Microsoft services and products including Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange and .Net Framework.

Five patches out of the 12 are rated as critical, which means that they'll protect users from hackers executing malicious code on an unprotected PC. Two such critical patches will be applied to Internet Explorer versions 6 through 10.

The third critical patch, meanwhile, will apply a fix to Windows XP and Vista, in addition to Server 2003. The fourth relates to Microsoft Exchange, while the fifth solely affects Windows XP. The remaining seven patches are rated as important; users will have to install them manually.

The critical patches will, however, be automatically installed for any Windows user who has automatic updates enabled.

 

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    A Bad Day , February 8, 2013 11:04 PM
    Good to see MS supporting their products.
  • 16 Hide
    A Bad Day , February 8, 2013 11:39 PM
    ravinmachineSomeone still uses Internet Explorer?


    You haven't tried IE10, have you?

    Now if you were talking about IE 6-8, then you have a point/
  • 13 Hide
    memadmax , February 8, 2013 11:40 PM
    OK ZAK, Every tuesday, same BS...

    Really?

    At least MS is telling us what and if they are fixing something... Apple makes us pay for their increment BS...
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  • 17 Hide
    A Bad Day , February 8, 2013 11:04 PM
    Good to see MS supporting their products.
  • 16 Hide
    A Bad Day , February 8, 2013 11:39 PM
    ravinmachineSomeone still uses Internet Explorer?


    You haven't tried IE10, have you?

    Now if you were talking about IE 6-8, then you have a point/
  • 13 Hide
    memadmax , February 8, 2013 11:40 PM
    OK ZAK, Every tuesday, same BS...

    Really?

    At least MS is telling us what and if they are fixing something... Apple makes us pay for their increment BS...
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    Anonymous , February 9, 2013 4:45 AM
    Metro is a bug. A very serious one.
  • 7 Hide
    danwat1234 , February 9, 2013 7:11 AM
    wehatemetroMetro is a bug. A very serious one.



    Then download Start8 or ClassicUI and be happy.
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    susyque747 , February 9, 2013 11:14 AM
    When you build an OS on a foundation of sand this is what you get, a Swiss Cheese OS. Not to mention that MS now works hand in hand with the FEDS/NSA on their OS so to make sure the evil brown shirts have their built in back doors. MS is a bitch to the FEDS.
    Apple saw the light and dropped OS 9 and moved to UNIX based and Linux was based off UNIX from the start.
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    susyque747 , February 9, 2013 11:15 AM
    I also see a bunch of MS tools/fools must be reading this page.
  • 7 Hide
    Soda-88 , February 9, 2013 12:38 PM
    susyque747When you build an OS on a foundation of sand this is what you get, a Swiss Cheese OS. Not to mention that MS now works hand in hand with the FEDS/NSA on their OS so to make sure the evil brown shirts have their built in back doors. MS is a bitch to the FEDS.Apple saw the light and dropped OS 9 and moved to UNIX based and Linux was based off UNIX from the start.

    susyque747I also see a bunch of MS tools/fools must be reading this page.

    You should do stand-up.
  • 9 Hide
    A Bad Day , February 9, 2013 1:32 PM
    susyque747When you build an OS on a foundation of sand this is what you get, a Swiss Cheese OS. Not to mention that MS now works hand in hand with the FEDS/NSA on their OS so to make sure the evil brown shirts have their built in back doors. MS is a bitch to the FEDS.Apple saw the light and dropped OS 9 and moved to UNIX based and Linux was based off UNIX from the start.


    Dude, you mind if I throw some mercury at your tinfoil hat?
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    Anonymous , February 9, 2013 2:20 PM
    Haven't used IE in many years and never really plan to again. But Windows, 8 nope.
  • 3 Hide
    warmon6 , February 9, 2013 3:22 PM
    A Bad DayDude, you mind if I throw some mercury at your tinfoil hat?


    Just use thermite. XD
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    susyque747 , February 9, 2013 5:57 PM
    Soda-88You should do stand-up.

    No you are just one of of the fools & tools that can't see the truth if it smacked you in the face. Thats OK the world is full of morons/sheep who willingly follow.
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    susyque747 , February 9, 2013 6:04 PM
    The MS OS kernel is a heavily encrypted piece of code unlike Linux that is open for all to see and IE is tied directly to it allowing back doors for the gestapo FEDS. This started after a closed door settlement was reached between MS and the FEDS for monopolist behavior over a decade ago and since then MS has been in the FEDS pocket aka their bitch. Kind of like Bioware is EA's bitch now and Blizzard is Activision's bitch.
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    bak0n , February 10, 2013 4:03 AM
    danwat1234Then download Start8 or ClassicUI and be happy.


    Did that. Just don't try to install a graphic driver update or Start8 will send you in to a reboot unless its disabled first.
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    Anonymous , February 10, 2013 8:10 AM
    Hooray for Metro! Metro will live forever. Yaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy Metro! Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyy Windows 8! Boo to the desktop! Hooooooooooorrrrrrraaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy!!!
  • 0 Hide
    cookoy , February 10, 2013 3:42 PM
    as long as somebody is spending time and effort trying to secure my pc, i'm ok with that
  • 0 Hide
    supere989 , February 11, 2013 1:00 AM
    alextheblueOh man, I love how you make tough claims and then back them up with hard evidence! Oh wait... turns out you're just as much of a blind sheep as anyone you've claimed the same of, only you listen to a different newsfeed!Don't you have a bridge to be guarding? You're like a troll/vulture hybrid, circling Tom's waiting for Microsoft-related news to appear. It's even worse when it has anything to do with Xbox, because then you AND Trolldier show up and start foaming at the mouths in unison.


    You asshat, I like how you attack someone for a lack of evidence without refuting the claims with any real evidence of your own. People like you need to disconnect your pc, and through it out the window.
  • 0 Hide
    supere989 , February 11, 2013 1:03 AM
    lol@alextheblue... reported.
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    Anonymous , February 11, 2013 5:00 AM
    @alextheblue
    If you need "evidence" that global govemants and corporations work hand in hand to keep control over you then you have bigger problems that you should worry about....WAY bigger problem.
    - p.s. I'm conservative and even I see where the goverment/corporate complex is heading. Divide and rule....how sad would milions of man who died for our liberty be if they knew how lightly we give it up....every day...little more. May they RIP never knowing :( 
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