In case you are already running Windows 10 on your PC, you may like to check for three latest updates KB3081436, KB890830, KB3087916 that Microsoft has pushed. KB3081436 is cumulative in nature and will bring all previously released and many new patches (KB3086251, KB3084525, KB3082458, KB3082487, KB3078662, KB3082442). This update brings some changes to “enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements” and also fixes many vulnerabilities.
KB890830 is malicious software removal tool but KB3087916 is security update for Internet explorer flash player. You can check all other previously released WU updates and Windows 10 patches by clicking here.
The security update for Windows 10 that is dated August 11, 2015, includes improvements to improve the functionality of Windows 10 and resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows:
- KB3086251 MS15-092: Vulnerabilities in the .NET Framework could allow elevation of privilege: August 11, 2015
- KB3084525 MS15-091: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: August 11, 2015
- KB3082458 MS15-088: Unsafe command-line parameter passing could allow information disclosure: August 11, 2015
- KB3082487 MS15-085: Vulnerability in Mount Manager could allow elevation of privilege: August 11, 2015
- KB3078662 MS15-080: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft graphics component could allow remote code execution: August 11, 2015
- KB3082442 MS15-079: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: August 11, 2015
Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously released fixes. (See KB 3081424.) If you have previous updates installed, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer.
The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove malicious software from your computers that are running Windows 10 Technical Preview, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows XP.
Microsoft releases a new version of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool every month. After you download the tool, the tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection it finds.
This article contains information about how the tool differs from an antivirus product, how you can download and run the tool, and what happens when the tool finds malicious software on your computer. The advanced user section includes information for the IT administrator and additional information about how to manage and run the Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Note In compliance with the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy, the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) will no longer be offered to or supported on Windows 2000-based systems after July 13, 2010. This date coincides with the end of the Extended Support phase for Windows 2000. For more information about the Support Lifecycle policy, go to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle website.
Security update for Internet explorer flash player