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Microsoft fixes record number of flaws, some publicly known

Microsoft's batch of security patches for March is one of the largest ever and includes fixes for several vulnerabilities that are publicly known and actively exploited.

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Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

Microsoft today postponed the retirement of the security bulletins it uses to describe in detail each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches.

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Samsung Galaxy Book 12 First Look

Samsung's Windows 10 productivity tablet is aimed straight at would-be Surface Pro buyers.

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Google discloses unpatched IE vulnerability after Patch Tuesday delay

Google's Project Zero team has disclosed a potential arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer because Microsoft has not acted within Google's 90-day disclosure deadline.

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Microsoft pushes out critical Flash Player patches with one week delay

After deciding to postpone its February patches for a month, Microsoft released one critical security update for Windows on Tuesday that contains Flash Player patches released by Adobe Systems last week.

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What’s up with Windows patching, Microsoft?

A month late? Seriously? It’s both outrageous and unsurprising.

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Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

Microsoft has reaffirmed that it will issue two Windows 10 upgrades this year, twice the number of 2016 but still shy of the firm's original plans.

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Windows 10: Maps and Mail

Windows 10's Maps and Mail apps were once deemed inadequate by many, but have recently grown into highly useful tools.

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Microsoft's monthlong delay of patches may pose risks

There won't be any patches from Microsoft this month, as the company has decided to bundle them together with the patches scheduled for March.

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Microsoft shelves all February security updates

Microsoft today took the unprecedented step of postponing an entire month's slate of security updates for Windows and its other products.

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22% off Intel NUC Kit Mini PC - Deal Alert

Intel's NUC Kit is equipped with Intel’s newest architecture, the 6th generation Intel Core i5-6260U processor. Intel Iris graphics 540 with 4K display for brilliant resolution. Room for a 2.5” drive and an M.2 SSD for lightning fast...

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How to use Microsoft’s Paint 3D app

Paint 3D is coming with the Windows 10 Creators Update. But we can show you how to create cool 3D scenes right now.

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Microsoft unveils a bonanza of security capabilities

Companies concerned about cybersecurity have a fleet of new Microsoft tools coming their way. The company announced a host of new security capabilities Friday morning as part of the run-up to the massive RSA security conference next...

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3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10

Windows 10's settings offer a few surprising ways to make the OS run faster.

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The best consumer antivirus products of 2016 are Avira and Norton, test labs say

AV-Test and AV-Comparatives have published their end-of-year awards for the best antimalware products of 2016, selecting Symantec's Norton and Avira as the ones to buy.

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Microsoft will likely fix Windows SMB denial-of-service flaw on Patch Tuesday

Microsoft will likely wait until February 14 to fix a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the SMB network file sharing protocol that can be exploited to crash Windows computers.

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Zero-day Windows file-sharing flaw can crash systems, maybe worse

The implementation of the SMB network file sharing protocol in Windows has a serious vulnerability that could allow hackers to, at the very least, remotely crash systems.

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HP Spectre x360 15 unboxing: A new year, a new look

Pulling the 2017 version of HP's premium 15-inch 2-in-1 from its packaging reveals some notable differences versus last year's model.

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