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.

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