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Microsoft Kicks Off 2015 with 8 Security Patches

Microsoft on Jan. 13 rolled out its first Patch Tuesday update of the new year, which included eight security bulletins, with one rated as having critical severity.

One technology that did not receive a patch on January's Patch Tuesday was Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser. Throughout 2014, IE was the single most patched Microsoft technology, which makes IE's absence in the first patch of 2015 all the more surprising. That said, even though there isn't a patch for IE this month, there is a new IE version update. Microsoft's IE 10 and 11 browsers directly integrate Adobe's Flash plug-in, which was patched today by Adobe.

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Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.