March security updates advance notice: 3 bulletins; 1 critical

Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted
details about the March security updates. On
Tuesday, March 8 Microsoft will release 3 bulletins.  

They will address issues in:

  • Microsoft Windows

  • Microsoft Office

The Microsoft
Security Bulletin Advance Notification Service
details about security updates approximately three business days before they
are released. We do this to allow customers (especially IT professionals) to
plan for effective deployment of security updates.

Advanced Notification includes information about:

  • The number of new security updates being released
  • The software affected
  • Severity levels of vulnerabilities
  • Information about any detection tools relevant to the

For more information about the security updates that will be
released on March 8, see Microsoft
Security Bulletin Advance Notification for March 2011
Microsoft will host a webcast to address customer questions on the security
bulletins on March 9, 2011, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada). Register
now for the March Security Bulletin Webcast

For official risk and impact analysis, as well as deployment
guidance, visit the MSRC blog.



About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »

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  1. Anonymous

    have you issued an alert telling me that my details need to be updated

    i have recieved e-mail about same .also saying my account will be closed if i dont update .

  2. Anonymous

    System tool 2011 is killing you and me.  Am very dissappointed that MSSE can not detect it and it is still terrorizing me and my computer.


  3. Anonymous

    I have this virus too it clicks on click ads massively… and so far will not go away.

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