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Microsoft Gives NSA Early Access to Zero-Day Security Info

Microsoft is just one of many who have been sharing information on hardware specs and software vulnerabilities with government organizations.

Internet Explorer Flaws Fixed in Microsoft's June Security Patch 

The cumulative security bulletin for Microsoft's Web browser addresses 19 separate flaws.

Small June Patch Tuesday Only Has One 'Critical' IE Fix

This month's security update will bring Microsoft's bulletin total for the year up to 51.

IT Evolves As a Utility

And you are a part of that utility. Learn what this may mean for the future of your career.

Windows 8.1's New and Improved Security Features

New features include updates to Windows Defender and Internet Explorer.

Does Windows 8 Need a Hail Mary?

What if Microsoft threw another Hail Mary and gave away small tablets?

How To Create Reports in PowerShell

In the first of a new column featuring in-depth advice on Windows Servers, Brien Posey breaks down how you can create custom information dumps in PowerShell.

Gartner: Security Software Market Experiences Strong Growth

McAfee was the big winner, as its revenue increased 37 percent year-over-year.

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based Botnet Infection Notification System

To provide real-time information on newly discovered threats, Microsoft this week launched its Cyber Threat Intelligence Program (C-TIP), a program that will alert ISPs and emergency response teams of newly infected systems.

Microsoft's Update Challenge: Not Too Fast, Not Too Slow

The company must walk a line of pleasing both customers that want regular product updates and those that tend to skip a generation or two between updates.

Desktop Admins Can Shine with Private Clouds via VMM 2012

Server admins should learn a trick or two from their desktop-focused peers.

New Spear-Phishing Campaign Infects 12,000 Worldwide

Organizations in over 100 countries has been in the cross hairs of this cyber ring that originates in China.

Adding More Space to Your Virtual Server Disks

Brien shares his experience of beefing up thse size of his virtual drives with physical storage.

Decoding Modern Data Storage Features

For those who might have not been paying close attention lately to the ever-changing storage landscape, here's some key terms to keep in mind.

Popular Ransomware Adds Ability To Steal Victims' Passwords

The infamous Trojan that's rolled up into widely used exploit kits is getting a new trick.

Re-Examining Office 2013 on Windows RT

Due to reader reaction, Brien clarifies exactly what is missing on the RT version of Microsoft Office 2013.

Microsoft Warns of Facebook Hijack via Browser Plugin

The malicious plugin could allow attackers to post on your behalf on the social networking site.

Enterprise Storage Battle: On-Premises vs. Cloud

Since there's no clear-cut answer for all enterprises, evaluate the pros and cons of each before making your choice.

Hackers Steal $45 Million from Thousands of ATMs

Arrests were made in the U.S. on eight running the scheme in New York City.

Microsoft Releases IE 8 'Fix It' Ahead of May Security Update

The temporary fix looks to get a permanent solution with this month's Microsoft patch.

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