From hardware to device management to security to IE 10 oddities, here's an in-depth look at what you should be aware of when Microsoft rolls out Windows 8 later this week.
Starting on Friday, Microsoft's bonanza of software and hardware relases begin.
Microsoft announced today that it plans to support Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 and will release a "preview" next month.
According to the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), Internet Explorer 10's Do Not Track" (DNT) setting will adversely hurt the quality and quantity Internet content.
Microsoft is readying what it calls a "Fix it" for the Internet Explorer zero-day flaw that surfaced earlier this week.
Security software firm Sophos is apologizing after a recent update to its antivirus software resulted in the software incorrectly categorizing its update utility as harmful in Windows machines.
The IE vulnerability incident presents Microsoft with a perfect occasion to brag about the new security features hitting Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.
Microsoft released a security advisory on Monday to address a zero-day vulnerability found in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.
An Anonymous hacker (although not sure if part of Anonymous or just anonymous) was quick to take credit on Monday for the six-hour Web site outages of GoDaddy customers.
Less than 24 hours after Oracle released Java Version 7 Update 7, a security firm has found a new error in the latest version.
It's been a tough week and a half for Oracle and its Java crew.
A recent phishing campaign that employs a Microsoft e-mail template has been spotted in the wild by researchers.
Oracle released an update for Java 7 that addresses "3 distinct but related vulnerabilities and one security-in-depth issue affecting Java running in desktop browsers," said the company.
Security firm FireEye released information yesterday on a Java flaw that has been seen in targeted attacks in the wild, and has been tested to work on most major Web browsers for both Mac and PC.
Microsoft issued Security Advisory 2743314 on Monday to warn users of two tools readily available that can be used to steal passwords from wireless networks and virtual private networks (VPNs).
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its SkyDrive cloud storage solution for consumers has moved beyond the preview stage.
Microsoft highlighted this month why Internet Information Service 8.0 is a "no brainer" upgrade.
While malware will have to use a new trick to infect systems, Microsoft's solution may hurt those who have dealings overseas.
Microsoft's monthly Security Update arrived today with nine bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities. As with the past few months, remote code execution flaws are targeted in the majority of items.
Google was fined $22.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission, which pointed to the company's misrepresentations on privacy protections.