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  • Finally! We have a true out-of-band IE update

    Posted on October 7th, 2019 at 01:10 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    PATCH WATCH SPECIAL EDITION

    By Susan Bradley

    After a series of confusing missteps, Microsoft has somewhat belatedly released an “urgent,” out-of-the-usual-cycle update in the expected way: All supported versions of Windows receive the patch via WSUS or Windows Update.

    This is how an “out-of-band” update is supposed to look and act. All Microsoft customers get protected quickly and easily. We don’t have to download anything from the Microsoft Update Catalog, install preview updates, or otherwise stand on our heads to be safe from a new exploit.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.36.0 (2019-10-07).