Updating a browser on microsoft xp
“Based on an assessment of the current threat landscape by our security engineers, we made the decision to make updates available more broadly,” Doerr wrote.“As always, we recommend customers upgrade to the latest platforms.When in doubt, click the vertical three dot icon to the right of the URL bar, select “Help,” then “About Chrome”: If there is an update available, Chrome should install it then.As always, if you experience any issues downloading or installing any of these updates, please leave a note about it in the comments below. ET: Microsoft has revised its bulletin on the vulnerability for which it issued Windows XP fixes (CVE-2017-8543) to clarify that the problem fixed by the patch is in the Windows Search service, not the SMB service as Microsoft previously stated in the bulletin.
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Microsoft today released security updates to fix almost a hundred flaws in its various Windows operating systems and related software.
One bug is so serious that Microsoft is issuing patches for it on Windows XP and other operating systems the company no longer officially supports.
I recommend for users who have an affirmative need for Flash to leave it disabled until that need arises. Adobe patches dangerous new Flash flaws all the time, and Flash bugs are still the most frequently exploited by exploit kits — malware booby traps that get stitched into the fabric of hacked and malicious Web sites so that visiting browsers running vulnerable versions of Flash get automatically seeded with malware.
For some ideas about how to hobble or do without Flash (as well as slightly less radical solutions) check out A Month Without Adobe Flash Player.