Microsoft announces latest security update for Windows XP to




Microsoft has announced the latest security update for Windows XP. The update, which appears Tuesday, close holes in Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 include the operating system. Office 2003 will also get the latest patches.

Tuesday appears the latest security update for Windows XP. Users who are running the operating system, are then no longer protected against new vulnerabilities in software. In his announcement of the patch Microsoft describes the update for Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 as ‘critical’. Through the leak code on the affected system to execute remotely. In addition, a patch as “important” is indicated. Microsoft gives details yet about the leaks, to prevent abuse takes place before the patches are out.

The patch applies to virtually all versions of Internet Explorer, including those in Windows Vista, 7, 8.1, RT and run RT 8.1. Windows 8 only exception seems remarkably. In addition, Office 2003 will be the last patch. This should be a critical gap in close Word. Again it is a leak that affects new versions of Office. There will also be a patch for Windows Server 2003.

, Completely stop the support for Windows XP, Microsoft does not yet fee is extended support, which Microsoft calls custom support possible. However, Microsoft provides this only if organizations are already in a transition. Many government departments in the Netherlands, worldwide, making use of this option for the time they are needed for a transition bridge. Microsoft tries including through XP service outlets in electronics stores to induce people to migrate, but many users seem static. According to the latest statistics from Net Applications running almost 28 percent of the systems worldwide have Windows XP.

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