This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.
Internet Explorer will begin blocking outdated Silverlight ActiveX plug-ins, starting on Nov. 11.
Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.
IT's security spending is not keeping up with the reported 42.8 million security incidents in PwC's enterprise survey.
Microsoft pitched the business side of Windows 10 today after announcing the upcoming operating system at a San Francisco press event.
Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.
How many cloud-based applications are running in your environment? Probably more than you think, if the results of a new survey of IT and security professionals released last week by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) are any indication.
- By John K. Waters
The 25-year-old flaw, which was just discovered on Wednesday, leaves systems running Linux and Mac OS X open to remote code execution attacks.
The remaining members will be absorbed into Cloud & Enterprise and Legal and Corporate Affairs groups.
The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015.
- By Scott Bekker
The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.
The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.
This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.
Your organization's security plans are only as good as those that are willing to enforce it.
Microsoft has an evolving plan to help organizations address their legacy Internet Explorer support problems, but it only goes so far.
The issues could ultimately lead to a system being caught in a crash/reboot loop.
This moth's Security Update addresses a total of 37 flaws.
Microsoft's new security protection feature for Internet Explorer that blocks older installations of ActiveX will now start to take effect on Sept. 9, instead of the earlier announced Aug. 12 date, and it will only block Oracle Java ActiveX for now.
Microsoft wants organizations and individuals to use the latest Internet Explorer versions, so much so that it announced some new policy changes today.
Plus: Researchers create unlock key to reverse high-profile ransomware "CryptoLocker."