IT pros may start to see lots of expired Internet Explorer updates showing up in their logs.
This month marks the third relatively light patch rollout for Microsoft in a row for 2014.
Many of the compromised devices were breached using simple brute force techniques to obtain the routers' passwords.
Microsoft has changed the name of its Office Web Apps.
Those that have upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft's Web browser (Internet Explorer 11) are not at risk for attack.
Microsoft's monthly patch includes four 'critical' and three 'important' fixes that address a total of 32 vulnerabilities.
Kaspersky Labs, the firm who disclosed the flaw to Adobe, said one of the vulnerabilities is being used to steal user credentials.
Microsoft is rumored to be planning an "enterprise mode for IE" feature for Internet Explorer 11 to address compatibility issues faced by organizations.
InfoPath will make way for a future "Office forms" technology.
Oracle's quarterly patch arrived on Tuesday with new security fixes for 144 vulnerabilities in their products, including 36 fixes for Java Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7).
- By John K. Waters
The Microsoft Update team plans to work through this holiday period on a Windows XP resource-hog problem that has burdened some users for months, and even years.
The company finishes 2013 with a total of 106 security bulletins.
Microsoft explained some speed improvements made in its latest Internet Explorer 11 browser.
Plus: Microsoft takes steps to stop government censorship of Skype calls in China.
Yahoo said that all data traveling through its datacenters will be encrypted by the end of the first quarter of 2014.
Microsoft's monthly Security Update arrived today with three "critical" bulletin items and five "important" fixes -- all addressing 19 flaws in a number of Microsoft products and services.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser supports the latest Transport Layer Security standard by default.
With October's massive Microsoft product releases comes new and modified configuration options.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft is delivering most of the improvements to its Office Web Apps that it promised back in June.
Microsoft released Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 systems today.