Microsoft releases February security patches

Costea Lestoc By: Costea Lestoc
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Windows is known for delivering many updates for its platforms, and one of the regular updates users look forward to each month is Patch Tuesday. This month, though, people were rather disappointed as Microsoft announced it would be postponing the release of February updates due to “a last-minute issue”. Immediate signs of displeasure came from the community. Google also took action by making an important security vulnerability in Windows public.

A small compensation

In the end, the February update will arrive in March as stated in the announcement. However, Microsoft has found a way to deliver some kind of compensatory patch which addresses Flash on Microsoft Edge, the built-in default Windows 10 browser. Internet Explorer also received some updates in this latest patch.

While there is no specific knowledge about what these small updates contain, users can expect them to drop today. According to an email sent by Microsoft to one of its bigger customers, it would seem that the company isn’t looking to release any more patches until the next scheduled release on the 14th of March.

The recent news of a vulnerability in one of Windows’ core files has led many to doubt Microsoft, but it’s good to see that the company is looking to salvage what’s possible this month by releasing these small Flash-related updates to the public. The March release will most likely contain what was scheduled for this month, as well as content which was scheduled to drop in March anyway.

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