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Microsoft Backtracks, Includes Windows XP in IE Zero-Day Patch

The fix comes on the heels of attackers actively exploiting the Internet Explorer Flash flaw against Windows XP users.

New Critical IE Zero-Day Flaw Found

The latest flaw to strike every version of Microsoft's Web browser has been seen to be in active use by attackers.

Security Essentials Scores Low in Windows Protection Test

Microsoft's free antivirus offering showed to be lacking when stacked up against its competitors.

Security Report: Web App and POS Attacks Dominated 2013

The annual Verizon security report found that hackers are becoming both more efficient and quicker in their attacks.

Attackers Could Use Heartbleed Chaos To Steal Enterprise Data

Plus: OpenVPN keys are also at risk of theft due to bug; first Heartbleed-connected arrest made.

Microsoft's IE 11 'Enterprise Mode' Aims To Break Old Habits

One of the features that IT pros will see this week with Microsoft's newly updated Internet Explorer 11 browser will be a new "Enterprise Mode."

What To Do in the Wake of the Heartbleed Bug

While Web sites scramble to patch the vulnerability, it's time to change your online passwords.

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.

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