Welcome to Patch Tuesday, Windows 7.
Microsoft on Tuesday released an update to the Windows 7 beta that closes a critical hole that puts users at risk of having their computers taken over remotely if they view a maliciously crafted image file.
Although the patch was released as part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft didn't exactly highlight the fact it was updating Windows 7. The security bulletin summary that lists affected software references only Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Server 2003, and Server 2008, and it wasn't mentioned in the advance advisory Microsoft released March 5.
However, Windows 7 beta, … Read more