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Patch Tuesday Marks the End of XP SP2 Support

It's that time, Microsoft is issuing its monthly drop of patches for Windows and other products. Today's update is relatively modest, with only two critical fixes issued for the month. But there are bigger stories surrounding Microsoft products, such as the end of Windows XP SP2 support. There's other news as well, as eSecurity Planet reports.


PC administrators and security staff may feel a bit safer after Microsoft issued patches for a pair of zero-day vulnerabilities on Tuesday, as well as fixes for an additional pair of previously undisclosed security flaws.

All four vulnerabilities are rated "critical" -- the highest ranking on Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) four-tiered severity scale.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Microsoft Patches Critical Security Holes, Ends XP SP2 Support