In lab tests, Microsoft's latest browser blocks 99 percent of malware attacks. But can lab-tested attacks accurately represent real-world attacks?
Found a hole in Microsoft's latest version of Windows? You could be awarded $100,000.
Microsoft is just one of many who have been sharing information on hardware specs and software vulnerabilities with government organizations.
According to Websense, a San Diego-based information security solutions provider, most browser Java installations continue to be unpatched or outdated, leaving the majority of users vulnerable to exploit code already in use in the wild.
- By John K. Waters
The cumulative security bulletin for Microsoft's Web browser addresses 19 separate flaws.
This month's security update will bring Microsoft's bulletin total for the year up to 51.
New features include updates to Windows Defender and Internet Explorer.
McAfee was the big winner, as its revenue increased 37 percent year-over-year.
To provide real-time information on newly discovered threats, Microsoft this week launched its Cyber Threat Intelligence Program (C-TIP), a program that will alert ISPs and emergency response teams of newly infected systems.
Microsoft this week published an assessment of organizational IT security, based on its own survey tool.
Organizations in over 100 countries has been in the cross hairs of this cyber ring that originates in China.
The infamous Trojan that's rolled up into widely used exploit kits is getting a new trick.
The malicious plugin could allow attackers to post on your behalf on the social networking site.
IT is now challenged with implementing personal device security procedures that keeps networks safe from infection and protects data from being lost or stolen.
Microsoft's May Security Update arrived today with 10 bulletins, two of which related "critical," that are aimed at fixing 33 flaws in various Microsoft software products.
Arrests were made in the U.S. on eight running the scheme in New York City.
After rolling out the fourth version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) in beta form last month, Microsoft will be releasing the final product on May 28.
The temporary fix looks to get a permanent solution with this month's Microsoft patch.
Will quantum cryptography provide air-tight security?
Cyber attacks are increasing at an alarming rate, forcing IT to rethink protecting systems.
- By Chris Paoli, Jeffrey Schwartz