Security


Microsoft Readies Massive February Patch

Microsoft's monthly security update will arrive on Tuesday with 12 bulletins targeting 57 vulnerabilities, according to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.

New Android Malware Aims To Infect PCs

A first of its kind, this mobile virus records your every sound through your PC.

Security Configuration Manager 3.0 Released, Supports Windows 8

Microsoft released Security Configuration Manager (SCM) 3.0 last week, which adds support for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Internet Explorer 10.

Under the Hood of Exchange 2013: What's New

The upgrade to Redmond's flagship messaging platform includes a new Admin Center, compliance enhancements and architectural improvements.

Emergency Java Fix for 50 Flaws Released

Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6 was released this afternoon by Oracle.

Turning to Big Data for Security

Is Big Data all hype or is it the future of enterprise security?

Microsoft Releases SP1 for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2

Microsoft quietly released Service Pack 1 for its Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 product earlier this month.

Microsoft's Security Essentials Fails Antivirus Cert Test…Again

This time Microsoft is speaking out against negative marks issued by AV-Test.

Friendly Reminder: Patch Your Internet Explorer

Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for its Web browser earlier this week.

Inside System Center 2012 SP1: What's New

Improvements include extended OS compatibility, upgrades to Data Protection Manager and a boost in virtualization performance, along with support for the latest Hyper-V release.

Malware Fights the Power

Government sends word that two power plants were infected with viruses via USB devices at the end of 2012.

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Patch for Internet Explorer

Microsoft on Monday released an out-of-band fix for a zero-day use-after free memory vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser.

Hacker Jailbreaks Windows RT

Don't call it a security vulnerability.

Glaring Omission in First Patch Tuesday of the Year

The recently discovered IE zero-day vulnerability has been overlooked by this month's Microsoft security update.

Microsoft Kicks off 2013 with 7 Security Update Items

Microsoft's January security update, released today, includes two "critical" and five "important" bulletin items that target 12 vulnerabilities.

My Predictions for 2013

From increasing tablet sales to the reveal of Windows 9, Brien runs down what he expects to see in the coming year.

2013: The Year of the Mobile Malware

Security firm ESET sees the upward growth of mobile attacks, especially against Android devices, to continue this trend for next year.

Security Essentials Market Share Soars

Despite unfavorable testing scores from multiple security firms, Microsoft's Security Essentials market share sees huge growth.

Microsoft's December Security Update Brings Yearly Bulletin Total to 83

December's security update arrived today with five "critical" bulletins and two "important" items that affect all versions of Windows, including its newest Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Microsoft Readies 5 'Critical' Updates for December

Microsoft will be finishing off 2012 with a monthly security update that addresses 11 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Exchange Server, Office and Windows.

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