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Dev channel update to 80.0.355.1 is live
In addition to fixes and behavior changes, the update includes the following added features:
Added an option to Reading View to increase text spacing.
Added a prompt to verify work or school accounts that are automatically added to Edge but aren’t enabled for sync so that users are aware sync isn’t enabled.
Also, Collections are now enabled by default for all Canary and Dev channel users, as well as Collections sync. Details are documented in Get started with Collections in Microsoft Edge.
The Microsoft December security updates have been released and consist of 36 CVEs. Of these 36 CVEs, 7 are rated Critical, 28 are rated Important and 1 moderate in severity. None of the patches released this month are listed as publicly known, but one is listed as being actively exploited at the time of release.
The updates apply to the following: Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps, SQL Server, Visual Studio and Skype for Business.
Reminder: After 1/14/2020 Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be out of extended support and no longer getting security updates.
Recommended Reading: See Dustin Childs review and analysis in Zero Day Initiative — The December 2019 Security Update Review.
December 2019 Security Updates
Security Update Guide