Microsoft, who has denied being involved with Prism since the program was first divulged, released a statement this week saying it did not provide the NSA with a backdoor to access personal Outlook.com e-mails and Skype conversations.
This month's Microsoft Security Update also comes with word of a new policy for vulnerable apps in the Windows Store.
At its Build conference this week Microsoft launched a preview version of Internet Explorer 11, in conjunction with the release of the Windows 8.1 preview. Both are expected to be officially released later this year.
- By John K. Waters
In lab tests, Microsoft's latest browser blocks 99 percent of malware attacks. But can lab-tested attacks accurately represent real-world attacks?
According to Websense, a San Diego-based information security solutions provider, most browser Java installations continue to be unpatched or outdated, leaving the majority of users vulnerable to exploit code already in use in the wild.
- By John K. Waters
The cumulative security bulletin for Microsoft's Web browser addresses 19 separate flaws.
This month's security update will bring Microsoft's bulletin total for the year up to 51.
Microsoft's May Security Update arrived today with 10 bulletins, two of which related "critical," that are aimed at fixing 33 flaws in various Microsoft software products.
The temporary fix looks to get a permanent solution with this month's Microsoft patch.
The Dow Jones took a tumble after a fake alert about a White House attack was posted on the news organization's Twitter feed.
An independent study found that Microsoft's search results included much more malware than Google's.
Will adding a second step when logging in lower the amount of hijacked accounts?
This month's Microsoft security update, released today, features nine bulletins -- two rated "critical" and seven "important."
An Internet Explorer fix should be the top priority for IT on Tuesday.
Microsoft today released its very first report profiling law enforcement agency requests to access user content and subscriber information.
And one security expert unravels the tangled web of related attacks.
The Pwn2Own contest has already taken down Microsoft's latest Internet browser.
Microsoft's monthly security update arrived today with seven bulletins that address 20 flaws across a myriad of products.
Microsoft will enable the Adobe Flash Player "to run by default" in Internet Explorer 10.
This month will bring us four "critical" and three "important" bulletins.