Microsoft patches 49 security holes

13 October 2010

Microsoft has released updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, and the .NET framework that feature fixes for a record 49 holes, including one being exploited by the Stuxnet worm, CNET has reported. Microsoft previously fixed two of the four unpatched holes being used by Stuxnet to spread to Windows-based machines. The malware targets systems running software from Siemens that is used in critical infrastructure operations.

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