The Windows 8.1 Preview reveals a much improved OS that fixes many of the flaws in the original Windows 8 release. Here's what to look for in the new OS.
- By Michael Desmond
Microsoft's light monthly update will feature a majority of fixes for Windows.
Microsoft has improved its SkyDrive cloud-based storage and collaboration resource, but it also will be dropping the SkyDrive name following a legal dispute.
Microsoft presented the updated figure during a discussion of private and public sector cooperation when battling cyber crime.
Microsoft today released a "developer preview" of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7.
Microsoft, who has denied being involved with Prism since the program was first divulged, released a statement this week saying it did not provide the NSA with a backdoor to access personal Outlook.com e-mails and Skype conversations.
This month's Microsoft Security Update also comes with word of a new policy for vulnerable apps in the Windows Store.
At its Build conference this week Microsoft launched a preview version of Internet Explorer 11, in conjunction with the release of the Windows 8.1 preview. Both are expected to be officially released later this year.
- By John K. Waters
In lab tests, Microsoft's latest browser blocks 99 percent of malware attacks. But can lab-tested attacks accurately represent real-world attacks?
According to Websense, a San Diego-based information security solutions provider, most browser Java installations continue to be unpatched or outdated, leaving the majority of users vulnerable to exploit code already in use in the wild.
- By John K. Waters
The cumulative security bulletin for Microsoft's Web browser addresses 19 separate flaws.
This month's security update will bring Microsoft's bulletin total for the year up to 51.
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.
The temporary fix looks to get a permanent solution with this month's Microsoft patch.
The Dow Jones took a tumble after a fake alert about a White House attack was posted on the news organization's Twitter feed.
An independent study found that Microsoft's search results included much more malware than Google's.
Will adding a second step when logging in lower the amount of hijacked accounts?
This month's Microsoft security update, released today, features nine bulletins -- two rated "critical" and seven "important."
An Internet Explorer fix should be the top priority for IT on Tuesday.
Microsoft today released its very first report profiling law enforcement agency requests to access user content and subscriber information.