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Microsoft Issues Last XP Security Fixes in Small April Patch

Microsoft's April Security Update features only two "critical" bulletins.

Bing Seeps Deeper into the Microsoft Core

As Microsoft continues to find more places where it can integrate Bing , it's becoming less and less likely the company can -- or will -- sell off Bing.

Mozilla Possibly Tripped Up by Windows 8 'Default Browser' Complexity

Mozilla's decision to halt its Firefox browser development for Windows 8.1 may be due, in part, to a confusing OS feature.

Firefox, Safari and IE Brought Down in Annual Pwn2Own Hacking Contest

The HP-sponsored event proved that while today's software is more secure than ever, vulnerabilities will be found once money is on the line.

Mozilla Pulls Firefox for Windows 8 Citing Low Use Rates

Mozilla last week announced that it has stopped Firefox browser production for Windows 8.

U.S. Opens Internet Domain Name Management to Privatized Control

The U.S. government announced today that it will privatize Internet domain-name assignment and management operations that are currently handled by a contracted organization.

Microsoft Fixes Windows Server 2003 and IE 8 SVCHOST Issue

IT pros may start to see lots of expired Internet Explorer updates showing up in their logs.

Microsoft's Light March Patch Includes Critical IE Fix

This month marks the third relatively light patch rollout for Microsoft in a row for 2014.

Hackers Target More Than 30,000 Routers in DNS Attack Campaign

Many of the compromised devices were breached using simple brute force techniques to obtain the routers' passwords.

Microsoft's Office Web Apps Now Called 'Office Online'

Microsoft has changed the name of its Office Web Apps.

IE 9 and 10 Zero-Day Attack Targeting U.S. Veterans

Those that have upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft's Web browser (Internet Explorer 11) are not at risk for attack.

2 Last-Minute 'Critical' XP Fixes Join Microsoft's February Patch

Microsoft's monthly patch includes four 'critical' and three 'important' fixes that address a total of 32 vulnerabilities.

Adobe Releases Emergency Patch for Zero-Day Flash Flaws

Kaspersky Labs, the firm who disclosed the flaw to Adobe, said one of the vulnerabilities is being used to steal user credentials.

Rumor: IE 11 To Get 'Enterprise Mode' for Browser Compatibility

Microsoft is rumored to be planning an "enterprise mode for IE" feature for Internet Explorer 11 to address compatibility issues faced by organizations.

Microsoft Phasing Out InfoPath Web Forms Product

InfoPath will make way for a future "Office forms" technology.

36 Java Flaws Fixed in Oracle's Security Patch

Oracle's quarterly patch arrived on Tuesday with new security fixes for 144 vulnerabilities in their products, including 36 fixes for Java Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7).

Microsoft Vows To Fix Windows XP Resource Hog Problem

The Microsoft Update team plans to work through this holiday period on a Windows XP resource-hog problem that has burdened some users for months, and even years.

Microsoft Targets 4 Zero-Day Flaws in December Patch

The company finishes 2013 with a total of 106 security bulletins.

Microsoft Claims IE 11 Speeded Up by Content-Fetching Technologies

Microsoft explained some speed improvements made in its latest Internet Explorer 11 browser.

China to Microsoft: Continue XP Support or See a Rise in Pirated Windows 8

Plus: Microsoft takes steps to stop government censorship of Skype calls in China.

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