Six months after Microsoft, in conjunction with local and federal law enforcement, began targeting the Rustock spybot network, it is now handing its case and evidence to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Attacks based on an implementation flaw of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) cryptographic protocol will be demonstrated on Friday by two security researchers.
Microsoft re-released Security Advisory (2607712) yesterday to replace a previous flawed update that failed to include all blocked Web certificates from a Dutch certificate authority firm.
Worldwide access to the Internet will hit 40 percent by 2015, with the manner in which it is accessed shifting drastically, particularly in the United States.
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was removed from her position by the company's board of directors, according to a Tuesday announcement by the company.
Sony appointed a former Microsoft executive, Philip Reitinger, to a new position overseeing infrastructure security efforts.
Microsoft, Google and Mozilla have revoked all digital certificates from Dutch certificate authority firm DigiNotar as a security measure.
Google on Tuesday released a "stable" plug-in for Internet Explorer that switches on Google Chrome technologies.
Microsoft claimed today that it has disabled code used on its Web sites that allegedly could track users as part of a "supercookie" tracking scheme.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 browser once again topped the list of browsers providing the greatest protection against socially engineered threats, according to NSS Lab
The August patch is a bulky one as Microsoft released 13 fixes today.
- By Jabulani Leffall
A single command and control server conducted attacks against corporations and government agencies over the last five years.
- By Kevin McCaney
A security researcher reported a flaw in advanced persistent threat attempts used to steal intellectual property in recent high-profile breaches.
- By William Jackson
The browser wars took a new turn as Apple's Safari 5 browser gained ground in a July survey.
Upgrading from Internet Explorer 8 to IE 9 can represent a cost benefit to organizations, according to a June Microsoft-commissioned study.
Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley says that just like Ballmer, Bing isn't going anywhere. Here's why.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Google this week announced that it will return a malware notice with search results for users deemed to have infected systems.
- By William Jackson
Microsoft today announced a cash reward of $250,000 to anyone providing information that leads to the criminal conviction of the Rustock botnet perpetrators. according to a blog post.
The death of Microsoft's free consumer home power-monitoring service, Hohm, mostly resulted from its organization under the Windows Embedded Business segment, according to one of the developers on the project.
Microsoft today released new information on the Rustock botnet ring, showing decreased infection rates since law enforcement actions took place.