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Microsoft Releases June Patch Targeting 34 Flaws

Microsoft today released 10 fixes in its June security update, with three deemed "critical" and seven considered "important" to patch.

Windows Mobile Platform Malware Places Calls to Somalia, South Pole

Plus: Ten for June's Patch Tuesday; MS responds to Google Banning Windows; Adobe encounters another critical security flaw.

Microsoft To Deliver Large Number of Patches for June

Three "critical" and seven "important" fixes will be coming your way.

DARPA Builds Cyber Range To Test Security Measures

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and industry are developing a National Cyber Range to test network attack-and-defend strategies.

Windows Use Said To Be Restricted at Google

Google restricts the use of Windows by its employees, according a story by the Financial Times on Monday.

IE's Market Share Stabilizes in May

Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser showed a U.S. market share gain in May compared with competing browsers.

IBM Acquires Sterling Commerce

Big Blue bolsters WebSphere with B-to-B transaction processing platform.

Report: Windows 7 Gaining Corporate Adoption

A report issued on Wednesday by Forrester Research chronicles the declining use of Windows XP, as well as Internet Explorer 6, as staples of the corporate desktop.

Google Goes Open Source With WebM, VP8 Codec

Google announced on Wednesday that it has released its VP8 video codec into open source under the WebM open Web media project.

Microsoft Releases IE 9 Preview 2

Microsoft released the second platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 for review by testers.

Report: Windows 7 Surpasses Vista in Market Share

Windows 7 now has nearly 15 percent of the operating system market for business users, outshining Vista.

The Security Patching Fun Never Ends

Two new off-cycle patches follow the usual Patch Tuesday release. Plus: Looking to third-party app security.

Microsoft: H.264 Support Not About Royalties

Microsoft on Monday provided additional clarification on why it will support the H.264 video codec in Internet Explorer 9.

Microsoft Warns of SharePoint Security Flaw

Microsoft issued a security advisory on Thursday for a vulnerability in two SharePoint products.

Microsoft Embraces H.264 Video for IE 9

Microsoft voiced support for the H.264 video codec in future versions of Internet Explorer, while affirming Adobe Flash.

IE 8 XSS Vulnerability To Get Fixed in June

Microsoft is preparing a security update in June for the IE XSS filter in Internet Explorer 8.

Web Security Threats on the Rise, Report Finds

It may not be Tony Soprano on the Web, but a new security report finds that wise-guy hackers have become increasingly organized.

A Flood of Fixes in April

This month is among the busiest, with patches coming from Microsoft, Adobe and others. Plus: Black Hat Tech Con tackles Web-originated attacks; looking for motives in the cyberspying world.

Internet Espionage Tied to Repression and Crime

Even the Dali Lama isn't safe from hacking, according to a report released on Tuesday.

Court: FCC Can't Regulate Broadband ISPs

A federal appeals court told the Federal Communications Commission that it lacks broadband Internet regulatory authority.

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