Microsoft's free antivirus offering showed to be lacking when stacked up against its competitors.
Plus: OpenVPN keys are also at risk of theft due to bug; first Heartbleed-connected arrest made.
So far, it's been quiet out there. But don't take the lack of news as an indication that the attackers have moved on.
While Web sites scramble to patch the vulnerability, it's time to change your online passwords.
Microsoft's April Security Update features only two "critical" bulletins.
A series of internal message board posts detail how system admis are being targeted to gain access to the networks they control.
It's recommended that IT disable Rich Text Files from being opened through Microsoft Office.
Avast said that once April 8 rolls around, a quarter of its users will be left vulnerable to higher risk of attack.
The HP-sponsored event proved that while today's software is more secure than ever, vulnerabilities will be found once money is on the line.
This month marks the third relatively light patch rollout for Microsoft in a row for 2014.
The device platform also saw a large increase in malware motivated by profit.
Many of the compromised devices were breached using simple brute force techniques to obtain the routers' passwords.
Microsoft announced the availability of EMET 5.0 Technical Preview at this week's RSA Conference.
Those that have upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft's Web browser (Internet Explorer 11) are not at risk for attack.
Microsoft's monthly patch includes four 'critical' and three 'important' fixes that address a total of 32 vulnerabilities.