Data loss security woes
Two updates were beset by technical issues, forcing Microsoft to issue another update to remove the faulty software.
The flaw -- uncovered by IBM researchers in May and patched by Microsoft on Tuesday -- affected every version of Microsoft's desktop OS since Windows 95.
Users of Windows and other Microsoft software will receive a slew of updates on Tuesday, including five rated as critical.
Monthly security update addresses two dozen vulnerabilities, including one being exploited as part of the "Sandworm" cyberattack.
Apple just released a patch for Shellshock, a bug that could give hackers access to Macintosh computers, but a security specialist says Apple fixed only two out of three security holes.
The company said previously that the vast majority of Macs were "safe by default" from the new security vulnerability known as the Bash or Shellshock bug.
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Microsoft cut off support for XP last year, but Google promises to keep Chrome updated until the end of this year.
As companies look to improve and fix products through software patches and updates, it’s more important to ensure that everything is up-to-date.