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Recent Security Updates

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Microsoft released seven critical updates for Windows, Office, Edge, and Internet Explorer, as well as a critical update that resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on Windows systems. These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution.

Microsoft released eight additional updates, which it classified as important, for .NET Framework and Windows.

For more information about these updates, see the Microsoft security bulletin at


Apple released an update to correct a vulnerability in Xcode, see for more info.


Adobe released updates for ColdFusion, Acrobat, and Reader, as well as a security advisory for Flash Player. For more information, see the Adobe security bulletin at

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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