Microsoft has just added the security updates for April 2010 to Windows Update so that all Windows user can download and install them on their operating system automatically.
A total of eleven security bulletins have been released that update various versions of Windows as well as other Microsoft software like Microsoft Office.
The updates fix security vulnerabilities in Microsoft applications and it is generally recommended to update the operating systems and applications as soon as possible to close the security holes and protect the systems from malicious attacks exploiting these vulnerabilities.
Five of the vulnerabilities have received a critical rating, the highest and most severe rating that vulnerabilities can get. This means that at least one application or service is affected by it that way while others may be affected in the same way, to a lesser degree or not at all.
The security updates can be downloaded by following the links listed above or by launching Windows Update or Microsoft Update to download and install them automatically on the computer system.
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