Security


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.

IE 10 Running on Surface Hacked in 10 Minutes

The Pwn2Own contest has already taken down Microsoft's latest Internet browser.

9 IE Flaws Addressed in March Security Bulletin 

Microsoft's monthly security update arrived today with seven bulletins that address 20 flaws across a myriad of products.

Apple on Android Malware: 'Be Safe Out There'

Apple would like to remind you that attackers like infect Android customers with malware.

Microsoft's March Security Update Will Include 7 Bulletins

This month will bring us four "critical" and three "important" bulletins.

HTML 5 Hole Could Fill Hard Drive with Junk Data

Clicking on a Web site could cause your hard drive to be filled with unwanted and harmful data in a short period of time.

Despite Latest Threats, Microsoft's Cyber Czar Optimistic About IT Security

Despite the recent spate of headline-grabbing security breaches and accusations that foreign governments are sponsoring cyber-attacks, the head of Microsoft's Trusted Computing group, Scott Charney, remains optimistic about the future of IT security.

RSA: Virtualization, BYOD Are Top Concerns for Security Experts

Survey shows that corporations are not keeping up with security demand.

RSA Keynote: Big Data Will Become Big Analytics

Big Data is more than just a buzzword, and it's going to transform the security industry as it morphs into "big intelligence."

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