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Microsoft Releases August Security Bulletin

August 13th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Messenger as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2008. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Microsoft Releases Advanced Notification for August Security Bulletin

August 7th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that the August release cycle will contain 12 bulletins, seven of which will have a severity rating of Critical. The notification states that these Critical bulletins are for Microsoft Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. There will also be five important bulletins for Microsoft Windows, Office, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Messenger. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, August 12.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.