The Mail app's update was part of a larger refresh of several Windows 8 and Windows RT core apps that included Calendar and Message. The update to Calendar was notable for pulling the synchronization plug with Google Apps for Business, a rival to Microsoft's Office suite.
Users and administrators who want to keep abreast of Metro app updates should sign up for Microsoft's email alerts, or subscribe to their RSS feeds, from the company's website.
The Windows Store's update for Mail does not even mention the fact that a security vulnerability has been patched in the app.
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