Keep Calm and Patch On This Patch Tuesday

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Microsoft is also releasing a framework for improved cryptography. It allows customers more fidelity in managing cryptographic algorithms and digital certificates. Separately, they are also offering a new package for disabling support for MD5 hashes. You’ll need to go get them in the download center for now – they won’t be pushed out as a new standard until next year.

Microsoft released eight security bulletins this Patch Tuesday. At first glance, that may seem like a high number but the good news is, at this time, none of the vulnerabilities have been under active attack. While three bulletins are considered critical, with the balance important, two should be your top priority, according to Paul Henry, security and forensics analyst, Lumension


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