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Security Update for Microsoft Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft has released an update to the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine addressing a security vulnerability. The update addresses a vulnerability that could allow remote code execution if the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine scans a specially crafted file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code in the security context of the LocalSystem account and take control of the system.

Users should run their Microsoft updates ASAP and apply the patch if using one of the Microsoft Provided Malware products such as the Windows Defender line.

Windows Vista: End of Support

Mainstream support for Vista ended in April 2012, Extended support is ending April 11, 2017 which means no further security updates or paid support. With no updates the use of Windows Vista is not advices and we recommend all personal and business computers be updated to Windows 7 or Windows 10.

Source: Microsoft

 

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Ransomware

Microsoft has improved its ransomware protections in the Windows 10  Anniversary Update in the face of increased infection rates and a doubling in the number ransomware variants released in 2016. The information is available Here.

Microsoft Releases Security Bulletins, Five Rated Critical

Five of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer.

Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities are ones that allow an attacker to remotely execute commands on a computer.

All Windows users should immediately run Windows update and install all of the available updates as soon as possible.

Microsoft releases 11 Security Updates

Included in this update are 11 security updates with 6 of them being labeled as critical allowing remote code execution. Remote code execution allows attackers to execute commands on the vulnerable system without the owner’s knowledge.

All users should immediately run Windows update and install all of the available updates as soon as possible.

 

OneDrive UWP app for Windows 10 Released

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Microsoft has continued to improve access to your OneDrive files over time and this week Microsoft has released a Universal app for Windows 10 users. The new app replaces the one included with Windows 10 and has enhanced feature previously only found through the web interface. In addition it has added support for companies SharePoint libraries

Download OneDrive UWP: Here

Microsoft releases 16 Security Updates

Included in these updates are patches for 8 vulnerabilities labeled as critical because they allow an attacker to perform remote code execution on the vulnerable product.

All users should immediately run Windows update and install these security updates as soon as possible