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2012: The Year of 83 Patches

Microsoft averaged almost precisely 7 patches per month this year, releasing 83 fixes (or bulletins) in 2012. This month was right on target with 7 fixes (or bulletins), 5 of them critical.

The newest wares, Windows RT and its cousin Windows 8, were impacted by all seven fixes.

If you haven't yet patched this month, here are the deets.

Posted by Doug Barney on 12/19/2012 at 1:19 PM


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