Ray Ozzie, who served five years at Microsoft as chief software architect before retiring in 2010, has let it be known that he is working on a new startup company.
The "Lilupophilupop" SQL injection campaign has infected 1,070,000 URLs as of last weekend, according to the SANS Internet Storm Center.
Microsoft announced today that it will automatically update users' Internet Explorer to the latest version their OS can support.
December's security update arrived today with 13 items to fix in Microsoft products, ranging from Windows to Office, and Internet Explorer too.
Microsoft has come through with Silverlight 5, which was released as a final product today.
- By Kathleen Richards
Microsoft is preparing lumps of coal for IT pros in the form of 14 bulletin items for next week's release of December's Security bulletin.
Cloud computing vendors promise the world, but if your network isn't up to the task, the resulting speed, bandwidth and latency issues may doom your project from the start.
A newly introduced bill that aims to encourage the sharing of Internet security threat intelligence information between government and industry has gone to the House Intelligence Committee for markup.
- By William Jackson
Microsoft today released the fourth version of its Internet Explorer 10 platform preview Web browser prototype.
The most common software exploit type in the first half of 2011 was associated with vulnerabilities in Oracle's Java Runtime Environment (JRE), according to a Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, released last month.
Federal authorities seized control of 150 Web sites known to sell knockoff products today.
- By Kevin McCaney
The World Wide Web Consortium has released a draft standard for establishing do-not-track preferences of Web users.
- By Kevin McCaney
An academic study found that various tools designed to provide users with online privacy protections, including Microsoft's, were too difficult to use.
- By Kathleen Hickey
Microsoft, AOL and Yahoo are collaborating on Web-based display ads by cross-selling their inventories.
Adobe this week announced a financial restructuring, a 750-worker jobs cut and the phase out its browser-based Flash Player for mobile devices.
Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.
- By Kurt Mackie, Jeffrey Schwartz, Keith Ward, Doug Barney
Close to 50 industrial companies were attacked in recent months by a readily available Trojan designed for information gathering.
Lawyers for Microsoft have come to an out-of-court settlement with Czech Republic-based Dotfree Group and its owner over involvement in the Kelihos botnet ring.
A newly discovered hole in Google Chrome's built-in sandbox protection could lead to a remote code execution, according to Acros Security.
Google reportedly is seeking to purchase Yahoo via private equity-firm funding.