Microsoft prepares seven patches to correct 25 security bugs

Share this article:

Microsoft is prepping seven patches for delivery in next week's security update. The fixes are set to address 25 vulnerabilities, covering Windows, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic for Applications, Dynamics AX and the .NET Framework. Three of the seven bulletins are rated "critical" -- and all affect Microsoft's latest operating platform, Windows 7 -- while the remaining are designated "important." The patches are due Tuesday around 2 p.m. EST.

Share this article:
You must be a registered member of SC Magazine to post a comment.

Sign up to our newsletters

TOP COMMENTS

More in News

Adobe exploit used to spread Dyre credential stealer

Adobe exploit used to spread Dyre credential stealer

Users running vulnerable Adobe software could be in danger of having credentials for Bitcoin websites stolen.

Staples is investigating a potential issue involving credit card data

Staples is investigating a potential issue involving credit ...

The company said it is investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and that customers are not responsible for fraudulent activity on cards if an issue is discovered.

Skills set a priority over legacy prejudices, experts say

Skills set a priority over legacy prejudices, experts ...

Cybersecurity expert Winn Schwartau and Robert Clark, a cyber law attorney at the Army Cyber Institute, discussed issues around hiring in the information security industry.