Microsoft tweaks Patch Tuesday advance notification

Thursday, 17 May 2007, 9:26 AM EST

Previously, the Advanced Notification alerts contained only vague details on the updates - that Microsoft would be patching at least one critical Office bug, for example - but that is now changing, according to Microsoft Security Program Manager Mark Griesi.

The new alerts will say which versions of Microsoft products will be affected. "In the past we said, 'In Windows, there will be something released,' he said. "Now we're providing a complete summary... it will tell you what the affected software is, including the maximum severity rating."

At InfoWorld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The synergy of hackers and tools at the Black Hat Arsenal

Posted on 27 August 2014.  |  Tucked away from the glamour of the vendor booths and the large presentation rooms filled with rockstar sessions, was the Arsenal - a place where developers were able to present their security tools and grow their community.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //