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Security Update:Microsoft Releases January 2015 Updates to Address Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 14:12

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Microsoft Windows' Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their January 2015 updates to address 1 Critical and 7 Important vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-jan.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Windows


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could lead to a Denial of Service or allow a hacker to take control of your computer.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-jan on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.


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