Monthly Archives: August 2014

Microsoft Updates August 12, 2014

The software giant is set to address nine bulletins affecting a wide variety of company products, including Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SQL Server, and Sharepoint. Two of the bulletins are rated Critical, the company's highest rated label, as they allow for Remote Code Execution. Seven of the updates are rated Important. According to the security researchers at Qualys, the most important critical security patch is Bulletin #1, which affects all versions of Internet Explorer (IE). This means IE6 to IE11 are affected, on both Windows 8.1 and Windows RT. "Since browsers are the attackers favorite targets, this patch should be top of your list. An attacker would exploit this vulnerability on your users through a malicious webpage. These pages can be on sites that are either set up specifically for this purpose, requiring him or her to...

August 12 2014 Microsoft Updates

Microsoft regularly releases major updates to their Windows operating systems. Below you'll find all the latest information on these updates.

Latest Major Updates to Microsoft Windows (Windows 8)

As of August 2014, the latest major update for Windows 8 isWindows 8.1 Update.1

If you've already updated to Windows 8.1, the easiest way to update to Windows 8.1 Update is via Windows Update. See instructions for manually installing Windows 8.1 Update in theDownload Windows 8.1 Update section of my Windows 8.1 Update Facts piece.

If you are not already running Windows 8.1, see How to Update to Windows...