Security


Microsoft Releases 2 'Critical' IE Fixes for May Patch

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.

Hackers Steal $45 Million from Thousands of ATMs

Arrests were made in the U.S. on eight running the scheme in New York City.

Microsoft's EMET 4.0 Security Tool Set for May 28 Release

After rolling out the fourth version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) in beta form last month, Microsoft will be releasing the final product on May 28.

Microsoft Releases IE 8 'Fix It' Ahead of May Security Update

The temporary fix looks to get a permanent solution with this month's Microsoft patch.

Government Lab Reveals Secure Quantum Internet

Will quantum cryptography provide air-tight security?

A New Age in IT Security

Cyber attacks are increasing at an alarming rate, forcing IT to rethink protecting systems.

Survey: Security Threats Aren't Inhibiting Most Cloud Use

Many organizations in a recent poll said that many cloud services have been deployed without having the proper security protocol in place.

Spamhaus DDoS Attacker Arrested

Here's a tip, don't try to make up a fake diplomat title to get out of being arrested.

Windows XP Death March: Tips, Tools and Last-Ditch Support Options

A black day for many IT pros will be coming less than a year from now when the venerable Windows XP operating system hits its end of life.

Broken Microsoft Security Bulletin Gets Fixed

An April Microsoft security update has been re-released after being pulled due to compatibility issues for Windows 7 users.

AP Twitter Hack Causes False Panic

The Dow Jones took a tumble after a fake alert about a White House attack was posted on the news organization's Twitter feed.

Enhance Your Windows Server Security

There are a variety of features and settings for securing your Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure, so be sure you make the right choice.

Take the Bing Challenge and Get 5 Times the Malware

An independent study found that Microsoft's search results included much more malware than Google's.

42 Java Holes Fixed in Oracle Patch

Oracle released on Tuesday a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language..

Microsoft Yanks Patch After Users Experience Errors

Bulletin MS13-036 was pulled after incompatibility issues arose with a popular third-party antivirus program.

Microsoft Adding Two-Factor Authentication for Outlook.com

Will adding a second step when logging in lower the amount of hijacked accounts?

Microsoft's April Security Update Arrives with 'Critical' IE Fix

This month's Microsoft security update, released today, features nine bulletins -- two rated "critical" and seven "important."

SQL Server 2000 Losing Security Support on April 9

SQL Server 2000 is at the end of its product lifecycle and will lose its "extended support" from Microsoft on Tuesday, April 9.

Microsoft Readies a Lineup of 9 for April's Security Update

An Internet Explorer fix should be the top priority for IT on Tuesday.

Office for Mac 2008 To Lose Security Support on April 9

Microsoft's so-called "extended support" phase for Office for Mac 2008 is set to end on Tuesday, April 9.

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