Security Advisor


'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.

Microsoft Patch Woes Continue: Lync Security Update Pulled

The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.

Yahoo Threatened with Daily Fines after Challenging Surveillance Requests

The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.

Small September Patch Tuesday Release Fixes Huge IE Zero-Day Hole

This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.

Microsoft Pulls Security Update After Reported Crashes

The issues could ultimately lead to a system being caught in a crash/reboot loop.

Microsoft August Patch Tuesday: 'Critical' Fixes for IE, Media Center

This moth's Security Update addresses a total of 37 flaws.

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