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.
Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for its Web browser earlier this week.
Government sends word that two power plants were infected with viruses via USB devices at the end of 2012.
Microsoft on Monday released an out-of-band fix for a zero-day use-after free memory vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser.
Don't call it a security vulnerability.
The recently discovered IE zero-day vulnerability has been overlooked by this month's Microsoft security update.
Microsoft's January security update, released today, includes two "critical" and five "important" bulletin items that target 12 vulnerabilities.
From increasing tablet sales to the reveal of Windows 9, Brien runs down what he expects to see in the coming year.
Security firm ESET sees the upward growth of mobile attacks, especially against Android devices, to continue this trend for next year.
Despite unfavorable testing scores from multiple security firms, Microsoft's Security Essentials market share sees huge growth.
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 will be finishing off 2012 with a monthly security update that addresses 11 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Exchange Server, Office and Windows.
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.
When detecting new zero-day threats, the free Microsoft antivirus software was only able to catch 64 percent of attacks.
Patch Manager 1.8 is a useful companion to Windows Server Update Services, and eases the distribution and reporting of patches and security fixes.
- By Derek Schauland
The vulnerability only affects client-side users.
The Oracle flaw is being shopped online by an unknown source.
Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.
Attackers could have accessed your account in a matter of minutes.
Microsoft's first security update after the release of its newest OS features three "critical" bulletin items that address 4 reported issues for Windows 8 and Windows RT.