Security


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.

How Secure Are Windows Store Apps?

Can Microsoft's sandbox protect applications from the attacks of yesterday?

Spanish Linux Group Takes Windows 8 Secure Boot to the EC

A Linux developer group in Spain has kicked the "secure boot" controversy upward to the European Commission.

Q&A: ThreatTrack Chief Details Enterprise Security Plans

Julian Waits, the CEO of GFI's new spinoff ThreatTrack, discusses how his company intends to stand out in the growing federal and large-enterprise security space, especially in the new era of international cyber-attacks.

Microsoft Kicks Off New Security Update Process for Its Windows Store Apps

A Mail security update for Windows 8 and Windows RT systems was released today.

Microsoft Employee Info Being Hacked Through Xbox Live

And one security expert unravels the tangled web of related attacks.

Support for Windows Phone 8 and 7.8 Ending Summer 2014

According to a Microsoft document, mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8 will end July 8, 2014.

Windows 7 SP1 Getting Pushed to End Users This Month

Microsoft will start rolling out Windows 7 Service Pack 1 automatically via Windows Update to its customers, starting tomorrow.

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