Feeds

MS skips patch Tuesday

No news is good news

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

Microsoft passed on this month's instalment of its regular patch release cycle. Patch Tuesday brought no security updates in March, unlike February when the software giant issued 12 new advisories and a major revision of an earlier notice.

Although there were no new patches, Microsoft updated its malicious software removal tool adding the ability to remove malware families such as Bagle, Bropia, Sober, Sobig, Goweh, 160 new Gaobot variants and 11 new MyDoom variants. Customers can download the tool here.

The software giant also revised bulletins MS05-002 and MS05-015, a brace of critical Windows vulns, to mark the availability of updates for users running Windows 98 and Windows ME. ®

Related stories

Microsoft posts record 13 patches
Microsoft patches critical flaws
More advisories, more security
MS debuts 'forthcoming attractions' pre-alert alert

Next gen security for virtualised datacentres

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Top 10 endpoint backup mistakes
Avoid the ten endpoint backup mistakes to ensure that your critical corporate data is protected and end user productivity is improved.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Rethinking backup and recovery in the modern data center
Combining intelligence, operational analytics, and automation to enable efficient, data-driven IT organizations using the HP ABR approach.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.