Microsoft sent word today that its monthly patch for November will contain three bulletin items rated "critical" and five "important" items.
According to Microsoft, attacks against victims in the Middle East and Asia are exploiting a zero-day flaw found in the Microsoft Graphics Component.
According to documents that were released on Wednesday, both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the British Government Communications Headquarters tapped overseas datacenters used by both Yahoo and Google.
Microsoft's latest security report highlights the huge gap between Windows XP and Windows 8 infection rates.
The goal of the document is to bring both the public and private sectors to the same level of security so that information pertaining to threats can be easily shared between the two.
Some of the biggest privacy issues to come out of the PRISM reveal has stemmed the lack of communication from federal agencies.
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This month hits the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first monthly security update release. And in celebrating a decade of Patch Tuesdays, Redmond is gifting IT four bulletin items rated "critical" and four "important" for October's monthly rollout.
Adobe alerted customers on Thursday that a breach by hackers has resulted in the loss of 2.9 million customers' personal data -- including user names, encrypted credit card information and passwords.
Casper Bowden said Microsoft is involved in a program that is anti-democratic.
More than half of readers say Microsoft allows government access to everything stored in its cloud services.
How trustworthy does IT view Microsoft's patches?
In a report by Mashable, the BitLocker team was approached by agents multiple times about creating an easy access point for federal law enforcement.
Microsoft's September patch includes 13 items and addresses 47 flaws.
The security also is accused of paying millions to tech firms to build in encryption backdoors.
The most important bulletins include fixes for SharePoint and Microsoft Office.