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  • Microsoft to start automatic updates of IE without asking the user

    Microsoft next year will change its automated update process for the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser to push out the latest version of the browser for XP, Vista and Windows 7 without the notification-style install prompt presented to the end user today.

    Written by Ellen Messmer16 Dec. 11 00:30
  • Microsoft patch snuffs out major worm potential

    Microsoft today released four patches as part of its regularly scheduled patch cycle, including a critical fix to a flaw that could allow attackers to launch a dangerous worm.

    Written by Julie Bort09 Nov. 11 08:24