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Windows Security Updates November 2020

Posted by Adam Lewis | 10-Nov-2020 08:13:00

Microsoft issued a large batch of updates today fixing several critical security flaws accross their software range. The patch includes 112 seperate fixes including one zero-day vulnberability.

In addition to the zero-day vulnerability, already being exploited putting Windows users at risk, Microsoft categorised 17 of the remaining fixes as critical with the remainer being given the status of 'Important' which usually refers to exploits that could compriomise data confidentiality or integrity.

With this release Microsoft are changing the way they report on fixes by adopting the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) format. This will bring Microsoft into line with the majority of major vendors.

Written by Adam Lewis

Adam's career in IT started in 1997 working in distribution. In 2005 he moved into SEO and e-commerce, more recently specialising in the Magento e-commerce platform. In 2020 he began to focus more on digital marketing and joined Aabyss to help with their growth.

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