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March 14, 2017
After Microsoft skipped February Patch Tuesday, it released 17 updates in March, including a long-awaited patch for a zero-day Server Message Block vulnerability.
March 02, 2017
Industry observers are buying into Microsoft's attempts to reach new users, as the company builds support for Linux and other open source technologies in its offerings.
February 15, 2017
Despite a known zero-day flaw, Microsoft delays February's security bulletins for an unspecified reason.
January 10, 2017
Microsoft starts 2017 with just three bulletins, but administrators who manage Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 should pay close attention to one exploit.
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