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Submission + - Microsoft Holding Off On Patch Tuesday Release (microsoft.com)

8127972 writes: Today is Patch Tuesday. That’s the day that Microsoft releases updates and fixes that ensure that all your Microsoft software won’t get pwned by hackers. Oh yeah, some bugs might also get fixed along the way. But if you’re responsible for deploying these updates in your company, you likely have the rest of the afternoon off based on this:

Our top priority is to provide the best possible experience for customers in maintaining and protecting their systems. This month, we discovered a last minute issue that could impact some customers and was not resolved in time for our planned updates today.

After considering all options, we made the decision to delay this month’s updates. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change to the existing plan.


I'm pretty sure this has never happened before as I cannot recall a time when Microsoft has NOT released updates on Patch Tuesday.

Comment Details on the Toronto "Rocket" (Score 4, Informative) 237

... Which is the articulated train that we use is here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Rocket

It's got more going for it than just being articulated. There are electronic signs that allow people not familiar with the subway system in Toronto to navigate the system better. Plus it's easier for those who have mobility issues.

Comment Assuming this is true.... (Score 3, Insightful) 133

... Then this is a serious hit to Sophos as they have a very good reputation. Having said that, AFAIK this is their first Mac app. So perhaps it needed more QA before release. Until more reports of this phenomenon appear, I'd reserve judgment. However it might be wise for Sophos to get out front of this issue before the spin gets out of control.

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