IT Management


Windows 7 May Face Attacks in 2010

Windows 7 has the potential to become a security target in 2010, according to researchers, although it's held up so far.

Securing 2010

Hackers will find ways to keep security experts busy. Keep your eye out for these eight.

Office 2010 Takes Aim at Malware Threats

Microsoft described a security feature in Office 2010 designed to block malware associated with older Office binary file formats.

Microsoft Boosts Cloud Automation With Opalis Buy

Microsoft announced last week that it acquired Opalis Software for an undisclosed amount.

Adobe Investigating Zero-Day PDF Vulnerability

A "bug for all seasons" looks to be the legacy carved out for Adobe Systems as 2009 winds to a close.

Hotfixes Issued for Office 2003 Bug

Microsoft issued hotfixes on Friday to address problems some users were having with Microsoft Office 2003 files.

December Microsoft Patch Contains Critical IE Fix

As expected, the last Windows Security Update of 2009 will include six security bulletins -- three dubbed "critical" and three labeled "important."

Office 2010 Migration Tools Released as Betas

Microsoft on Monday released betas of two new tools to help IT organizations with Office 2010 migrations.

Patch Tuesday To Deliver Six Security Fixes

There's no rest for the weary, as Microsoft is planning to release six security bulletins for this coming Patch Tuesday.

Windows 'Black Screen' Problem Still a Mystery

Security firm Prevx apologized for suggesting that Microsoft's November security patch might cause "black screens" in Windows-based machines.

Microsoft Warns of IE 6 and IE 7 Bug

A new zero-day Internet Explorer bug awaits IT pros returning from the holiday break.

Microsoft Shareholders Approve Executive Compensation

More than 99 percent of Microsoft voting shareholders have approved the company's executive compensation practices in its first "say-on-pay" vote.

NSA Official Says 3 Steps Can Thwart Cyberattacks

Systems with proper security and network controls can withstand about 80 percent of known cyberattacks, said a senior National Security Agency official.

Forefront TMG 2010 Released to Manufacturing

Microsoft released Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 to manufacturers on Monday.

Windows SMB Subject to Denial-of-Service Attack

Microsoft is continuing to investigate holes in its Server Message Block file-sharing protocol used in Windows.

Opera Beats IE in Browser Web Security

Microsoft's efforts on combating server-side Web vulnerabilities, as well as patching its Internet Explorer client, may be paying off.

Hefty November Patch Adds to IT Woes

Microsoft rolled out six security fixes in its November patch on Tuesday.

E-Mail 'Biggest' Security Risk, Microsoft Says

An organization's security has a lot to do with its E-mail system, a top security official at Microsoft suggested.

Microsoft Security Report Released

Security experts commented on Version 7 of Microsoft's Security Intelligence Report, which was announced this week.

Patch Tuesday: Expect Six Security Fixes

After a record-breaking Patch Tuesday in October, November's security update promises to be a bit lighter with six scheduled fixes, three deemed "critical" and three "important."

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