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Recent Security Updates (October 2016)

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Microsoft

Microsoft released six critical security updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, .NET Framework, Office, Skype for Business, Lync, Services and Web Apps, and Adobe Flash Player. These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution.

Microsoft released four additional updates, which it classified as important and moderate, for Windows.

For more information about these updates, see the Microsoft security bulletin at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-oct.aspx.

Adobe

Adobe has released updates for Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader, and Creative Cloud Desktop Application.

For more information, see the Adobe security bulletins at https://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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