Both Apple and Linux finished the year with more security flaws than Microsoft's OSes.
Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team released a "preview" this week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts.
Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.
The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.
The security issues have led the European Parliament to completely block access from the app.
This Month's security update also includes two additional "critical" remote code execution fixes for Windows.
The company said that information including, names, birthdays, addresses and Social Security numbers were taken.
Microsoft officials talked today about how the company's Azure Active Directory (AD) service is using machine learning to thwart cyberattacks.
Introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2, Workplace Join lets otherwise incapable mobile devices participate in an Active Directory domain, but doesn't provide comprehensive security.
Keeping up its poor showing in AV-Test's assessments, the free offering from Microsoft scored a zero when it came to protection.
Organizations trying to upgrade Windows Server 2003 before the end of its product lifecycle have another worry, namely, the impending loss of security supp
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The flaws reside in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
Today's release also includes a bulletin that addresses the Windows 8.1 zero-day flaw that was discovered by Google.
Microsoft said that Google released information on a Windows 8.1 flaw even though a fix was on its way.
Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month.
Microsoft announced a preview today of a cloud-enabled security management service for IT pros and developers called "Azure Key Vault."
The company cited that the general lack of interest by organizations led to the change.
Microsoft said it is currently finishing up on a fix.
A TLS padding issue could lead to attack. Also: Microsoft enables POODLE protection in IE 11.