Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#788 Microsoft comes through with rollup of updates and fixes for Windows 7
The convenience rollup -- officially known as Windows 7 SP1 convenience rollup -- isn't Service Pack 2 for Windows 7, but it's the next best thing.

The new Windows 7 convenience rollup is cumulative back to Service Pack 1, which Microsoft released in 2011. It doesn't include updates to IE 11 (which are released separately) or updates to .NET releases. But it does include core Windows fixes, security fixes and hot fixes.

In January this year, I asked Microsoft officials about plans to deliver this convenience rollup -- something execs announced a year ago. Officials said Microsoft's update strategy was all about Windows as a Service, a k a Windows 10, moving forward.
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#790 LinkedIn user? Your data may be up for sale
#789 Twitter ads could be exposing you to malware attacks
#788 Microsoft comes through with rollup of updates and fixes for Windows 7
#787 It's trivially easy to identify you based on records of your calls and texts
#786 Google set to kill SSLv3 and RC4 in SMTP, Gmail in June
#785 SourceForge tightens zecurity with malware scans
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