Critical Microsoft vulnerabilities decreased 47% in 2021

Critical Microsoft vulnerabilities decreased 47% in 2021.

Overall vulnerabilities across all Microsoft products decreased five percent in 2021, according to the annual BeyondTrust Microsoft Vulnerabilities 2022 report.

While some products such as Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge saw a surge in the overall number of vulnerabilities, the lowest ever number of Microsoft vulnerabilities were considered critical.

To create the Microsoft Vulnerabilities report, the authors reviewed every Microsoft security bulletin from the previous year to provide a barometer of the threat landscape for the Microsoft ecosystem.

Vulnerabilities across Microsoft products Internet Explorer and Edge vulnerabilities.

Year over year, the number of Windows Server vulnerabilities decreased by 41%, while critical vulnerabilities dropped by 50% compared to 2020.

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