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'Critical' IE Fix Highlights Microsoft's May Patch

This month's security update also includes "critical" bulletins for Windows, Office and .NET Framework.

Microsoft Announces Threat Analysis Preview and Coming Security Update Changes

Ignite event profiles new security tools and patch approaches.

Microsoft Cracks Down on Misleading Internet Ads in Internet Explorer

Users will be warned if an ad may be fraudulent or misleading.

Microsoft Announces New Office 365 Security and Transparency Features

Unveiled at this year's RSA security convention, Customer Lockbox will force any data access by Microsoft to be approved by customers.

April Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases 4 'Critical' Fixes

This month's Security Update includes a fix for a 0-day issue in Microsoft Office.

'Dyre Wolf' Malware Steals Millions from Enterprises

Researchers at IBM have discovered an active attack campaign using a variation of the Dyre Trojan that has already stolen millions from organizations.

Google Issues Warning on Rogue Chinese Digital TLS Certs

The company has warned that the bogus Internet certs could be used in man-in-the-middle attacks.

Microsoft Reveals Windows Hello Biometrics for Windows 10

Also, the company announced a new security tool that will use Windows 10 device authentication over user passwords.

March Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases 5 'Critical' Updates

Also included is a fix for the widespread FREAK bug.

Apple's OSes Top 'Most Vulnerable' List of 2014

Both Apple and Linux finished the year with more security flaws than Microsoft's OSes.

Microsoft Kills Lenovo Superfish Adware

Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.

New Government-Linked Spyware Found in Hard Drive Firmware

The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Microsoft Outlook iOS and Android App Bugs Lead to Enterprise Privacy Concerns

The security issues have led the European Parliament to completely block access from the app.

Microsoft Addresses 41 IE Flaws in February Patch

This Month's security update also includes two additional "critical" remote code execution fixes for Windows.

Millions of Anthem Customers' Data Stolen in Breach

The company said that information including, names, birthdays, addresses and Social Security numbers were taken.

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