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Recent Security Updates

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Microsoft

Microsoft recently released six critical updates for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Edge, Silverlight, Exchange, and more. These updates correct vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution and memory corruption, as well as allow malicious users to bypass Windows security features.

Microsoft released three additional updates, which it classified as important, for Windows and Exchange Servers.

For more information about these updates, see the Microsoft Security Bulletin site at technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin.

Apple

Apple released updates for QuickTime on Windows 7 and Windows Vista. For more information, see support.apple.com/en-us/HT205638.

Adobe

Adobe also released updates for Acrobat and Reader to address vulnerabilities that could allow a malicious user to access your system. For more information, see the Adobe Security Bulletin site at helpx.adobe.com/security.html.

ITS recommends that you keep your computers and other devices up to date with the latest security fixes in order to protect your devices and your data from malicious code and unauthorized access. For instructions on setting your computer to automatically check for updates, visit the ITS Information Security Tips page.

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