Some of the biggest privacy issues to come out of the PRISM reveal has stemmed the lack of communication from federal agencies.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
This month hits the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first monthly security update release. And in celebrating a decade of Patch Tuesdays, Redmond is gifting IT four bulletin items rated "critical" and four "important" for October's monthly rollout.
Adobe alerted customers on Thursday that a breach by hackers has resulted in the loss of 2.9 million customers' personal data -- including user names, encrypted credit card information and passwords.
Casper Bowden said Microsoft is involved in a program that is anti-democratic.
More than half of readers say Microsoft allows government access to everything stored in its cloud services.
How trustworthy does IT view Microsoft's patches?
In a report by Mashable, the BitLocker team was approached by agents multiple times about creating an easy access point for federal law enforcement.
Microsoft's September patch includes 13 items and addresses 47 flaws.
The security also is accused of paying millions to tech firms to build in encryption backdoors.
The most important bulletins include fixes for SharePoint and Microsoft Office.
The end of support doesn't mean the end of support options for those willing to pay.
A variant of the popular "money in the bank" malware is now targeting the largest online game distributor.
Most importantly this month is a cumulative fix for 11 flaws in all versions of Microsoft's Web browser.
Microsoft's light monthly update will feature a majority of fixes for Windows.
Many of the new security upgrades in Microsoft's OS update will focus on securing personal devices.