How Microsoft to Issue Security Patches & Other Updates

Microsoft has this time quite a big pile of security patches in its November 2014 Patch Tuesday, which will address almost 60 non-security updates for its Windows OS along with 16 security updates.The software giant released Advance Notification for 16 security bulletins, the most in more than three years, which will be addressed as of tomorrow, 11 November, 2014. Five of the bulletins have been marked as critical, nine are important in severity, while two were labeled moderate.”The updates will patch vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s various software including Internet Explorer (IE), Windows, Office, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and the .NET framework as well.
Five critical vulnerabilities affect specific versions of Microsoft Windows, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server. One of them also affects Internet Explorer versions 7 through 11 as well.Four of the five critical bugs are said to allow remote code execution, meaning that successful hackers could hijack a system and install malicious software’s on the victim’s machine, while the last could allow an attacker to gain administrative privilege on a vulnerable machine.

How Microsoft Announces new “Windows 10” The next Version of Windows Operating system

When the whole world was waiting for the next generation of Windows  i.e. Windows 9, but skipping right over 9, Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows is Windows 10,on Tuesday at a windows event in San Francisco.The latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, which will be available for everyone next year, brings back the popular Start Menu, which had been removed from Windows 8.Windows 10 will be Microsoft’s single platform for developing apps across all devices, from Smartphones and tablets to desktop PCs. However, Windows 10 will not be a one-size-fits-all operating system and instead will vary a bit from device to device.

Codenamed as Windows Threshold, Windows 10 will come with customizable live tiles in the new Start menu, which will look familiar to Windows 7. Among other features, “Windows 10″ will provide new options for re-sizing windows, multiple desktops, and a convenient task view to switch between them.The resizable tiles will provide users a quick view of notifications from relevant applications, such as details of new emails, Facebook messages, weather forecast updates and more.
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