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Yahoo and Microsoft Agree to Search Deal Modification

Yahoo and Microsoft on Thursday announced a change to its search partnership deal that was originally struck in 2009.

Windows Patch Tuesday Hole Being Used in Zero-Day Attacks

Just one day after Microsoft released its monthly security patch, attackers had already reverse-engineered one of the bulletins and have been using it in active attacks.

April Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases 4 'Critical' Fixes

This month's Security Update includes a fix for a 0-day issue in Microsoft Office.

Researchers Discover SMB Security Flaw in All Windows Versions

Security firm Cylance has reportedly uncovered a Windows security issue that could lead to attackers stealing user credentials.

If You Don't Pay the Cyberattackers, They'll Kill Your Data

Encrypting ransomware is an annoying persistent threat that many IT admins unfortunately write off as an ID10T error they can't do much about. End-user training and targeted backup strategies can serve as effective enterprise countermeasures.

Data, Done Big

The term is not just a buzzword. The trick is to figuring out how to get Big Data to work for you.

Google Issues Warning on Rogue Chinese Digital TLS Certs

The company has warned that the bogus Internet certs could be used in man-in-the-middle attacks.

Microsoft Now Signaling a Clean Break Between Spartan and IE Browsers in Windows 10

Microsoft announced a switch today from its previously outlined Windows 10 browser development strategy.

Microsoft IE Discovery Toolkit Now Works with Older Browsers

Microsoft extended an Internet Explorer discovery tool to support older browsers.

Microsoft's Office 'Sway' Preview Updated with OneNote Tool

Microsoft has added OneNote and privacy options in an update for its Office "Sway" app.

Microsoft Blinks on Using Open Source Engine for Spartan Browser

Microsoft's Internet Explorer team explained today why they didn't use an open source rendering engine with Spartan.

Apple's OSes Top 'Most Vulnerable' List of 2014

Both Apple and Linux finished the year with more security flaws than Microsoft's OSes.

New Government-Linked Spyware Found in Hard Drive Firmware

The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Millions of Anthem Customers' Data Stolen in Breach

The company said that information including, names, birthdays, addresses and Social Security numbers were taken.

Microsoft's Security Essentials Fails Latest Antivirus Test

Keeping up its poor showing in AV-Test's assessments, the free offering from Microsoft scored a zero when it came to protection.

Microsoft Clarifies How the Spartan Browser Will Support Legacy Sites and Apps

Microsoft answered a few questions about its leading-edge Spartan Web browser on Tuesday.

Microsoft's Spartan Browser To Kick Off New Rendering Engine

Microsoft will draw a line in the sand of sorts when it releases its new browser for Windows 10, which goes by the code name "Spartan."

New Microsoft Browser Said to Be Arriving with Windows 10

Microsoft may be planning to deliver a new Web browser with Windows 10, diverging somewhat from its traditional Internet Explorer product line.

Researchers Discover that POODLE Flaw Is Affecting More Web Servers

A TLS padding issue could lead to attack. Also: Microsoft enables POODLE protection in IE 11.

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Finishes 2014 with 7 Security Bulletins

Today's release looks to fix 25 flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer and Office.

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