Internet Explorer to block old plugins – Patch Tuesday Update


internet explorer security updatesMicrosoft will begin preventing old Internet Explorer “Active-X” control plugins from running after this month’s (August 2014) Patch Tuesday updates, according to a recent article by Engadget website.  This will help increase security for Internet Explorer in all supported windows versions and limit the vulnerability of malicious code running from old plugins, in particular older versions of Java.  There are also other security updates released including supported versions of Windows operating systems, Sharepoint, Office OneNote, SQL Server, Internet Explorer, and other applications.  For a full list and details, please see this post from Microsoft Security Bulletin – click here.

Also, this post is to reminder to all computer users that Microsoft is releasing security updates on this Patch Tuesdasy.  And, of course, XP users are still running at a higher risk and recommended to upgrade to Windows or higher, or at least run a browser that will still get updates such as Chrome or FireFox.

To read more details provided by Engadget – Click Here

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