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.

CSA Security Guidance for Mobile Devices

The recent report, contributed by 60 companies, lays out what threats loom in the BYOD landscape and what steps an organization can take to secure itself and employees.

Microsoft Security Essentials Fails

When detecting new zero-day threats, the free Microsoft antivirus software was only able to catch 64 percent of attacks.

Review: Staying Patched with SolarWinds

Patch Manager 1.8 is a useful companion to Windows Server Update Services, and eases the distribution and reporting of patches and security fixes.

VMware Issues Security Update for DoS Flaw

The vulnerability only affects client-side users.

Java Zero-Day Exploit Being Sold on Black Market

The Oracle flaw is being shopped online by an unknown source.

Windows 8 Patching Right on Schedule

Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.

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