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Get Windows Update sealed down in credentials for this month’s problems

January 2018 will go down in story as one of a worst patching months in Microsoft’s unequivocally mottled history. That isn’t an removed muck-up. It’s a harbinger. We had a integrate of unequivocally bad months in 2017 — February and November come immediately to mind — though an excessive series of rags left bricked machines and destitute programs in their wake.

With a assault of Feb confidence rags due tomorrow, we should take a few mins to make certain Microsoft’s problems won’t immediately spin into your problems.

Security leader Brian Krebs has already reported that we’re in for a potful of rags for February’s Patch Tuesday. His list of ten vicious patches due out tomorrow should give we pause.

(By a by — in box we didn’t know — Microsoft sends out a list of a arriving rags each month, late in a week preceding Patch Tuesday. That list usually goes to vast installations that compensate for a privilege. Theoretically, a list is underneath NDA, though in actuality everybody passes it around. The list used to be widely and openly available. Now it’s underneath a pricey fig leaf. Another entrance in a “security by obscurity” tradition, with a financial twist.)

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