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Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications

The company cited that the general lack of interest by organizations led to the change.

Google Pulls Curtain Back on Windows 8.1 Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft said it is currently finishing up on a fix.

Researchers Discover that POODLE Flaw Is Affecting More Web Servers

A TLS padding issue could lead to attack. Also: Microsoft enables POODLE protection in IE 11.

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Finishes 2014 with 7 Security Bulletins

Today's release looks to fix 25 flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer and Office.

FBI Issues Malware Attack Warning for Businesses After Sony Hack

U.S. companies should be on the lookout for wiper malware that could brick computers.

'Critical' Windows Hole Gets Out-of-Band Patch

Microsoft released a crypto fix that has been seen to be in limited exploit against Windows Server.

Microsoft Fixes 19-Year-Old Windows and Office Flaw

Microsoft included the security solution in this month's Patch Tuesday release.

Report: Cyber Attacks May Cause 'Widespread Harm' by 2025

Experts weigh in on how they see security and cultural trends related to the Internet going in the next decade.

Google Adding Physical USB Key to Authentication Process

The new process looks to verify the authenticity of a Google site before users provide their login details.

Microsoft's Patch Problems Continue

This month's security update has led to compatibility and installation errors for many users.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes Zero-Day Windows and IE Flaw Fixes

This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.

Yahoo Servers Reportedly Hacked Using 'Shellshock' Hole

Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.

Study: Security Incident Rates Increase as Security Budgets Drop

IT's security spending is not keeping up with the reported 42.8 million security incidents in PwC's enterprise survey.

Millions of Systems and Devices Vulnerable to Bash 'ShellShock' Flaw

The 25-year-old flaw, which was just discovered on Wednesday, leaves systems running Linux and Mac OS X open to remote code execution attacks.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Trustworthy Computing Group

The remaining members will be absorbed into Cloud & Enterprise and Legal and Corporate Affairs groups.

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