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Here's how to install balky Windows 10 cumulative patch KB 3189866

If your Windows 10 Anniversary Update install gets stuck at 95 percent, these steps will fix it without using Internet Explorer

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Still no timetable for RAW partition bug fix in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

A month ago, Microsoft promised a fix 'soon,' but it hasn't shown up yet

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Xen Project patches serious virtual machine escape flaws

The updates fix a total of four flaws, two allowing privilege escalation from guest VMs to the host

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Google squashes another Mediaserver bug in Android

Google's monthly security update included a patch for a Stagefright-like vulnerability that could crash Android devices by loading a JPEG file

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Google's 3-level Android patch could cause confusion

Google released over 50 security fixes this month, with eight of the patched vulnerabilities rated critical

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Google patches critical bug on Android Nexus 5X devices

The vulnerability, which Google has patched, could let attackers obtain the password for locked Nexus 5X devices and access device contents

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Apple quashes 3 zero-days with emergency Mac update

Bugs that turn iPhones into iSpies can be weaponized and used against Macs as well

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Blame Microsoft -- not users -- for fragmented patching in Windows 7 and 8.1

Users for the most part have only been trying to protect themselves from 'Get Windows 10' nagware and Microsoft snooping

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Progress report: Where we stand on fixes for the big bugs in Windows

Yesterday’s near perfect storm of Windows patches leaves behind a complex but hopeful-looking aftermath

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Adobe patches critical vulnerability in ColdFusion application server

The flaw can be exploited to expose sensitive information

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Microsoft finally fixes Surface Pro 3 battery woes

Initial reports about the Simplo battery firmware update are positive, but why did it take Microsoft so long?

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Fumbled fixes highlight problem with Windows 10 cumulative updates

Plagued by ongoing issues caused by a printing bug, Microsoft needs to come clean about its process for fixing the problem

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Cisco starts patching firewall devices against NSA-linked exploit

Cisco has released some fixed versions of its Adaptive Security Appliance firewalls, and more patches are expected

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Keep using password managers -- bugs and all

A furor over bugs in password managers left users in a jam. Self-proclaimed security empress Jessy Irwin clears up the confusion

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Microsoft changes Win7/8.1 updates, pushes even harder for Windows 10

Starting in October, patches will be cumulative and Win7/8.1 customers will effectively cede control of their PCs to Microsoft

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6 security advances worth celebrating

In a world besieged by criminal hackers, we'll take all the good security news we can get. Here are six advances that can improve your defenses

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More Win 10 Anniversary Update problems -- and what to do about them

If the Anniversary Update has your PC tied in knots, it may not be too late to back out

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Microsoft admits to distributing Windows printing bugs in KB 3177725 and KB 3176493

Unfortunately, KB 3177725 is the 'magic' Win7 patch that speeds update scans. But here's a workaround

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