Brien takes a look at cracking passwords with reader-suggested rainbow tablets.
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, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on Monday all filed amended motions seeking broader disclosure of customer data access requests by the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Microsoft's September patch includes 13 items and addresses 47 flaws.
Just 36 percent of IT organizations surveyed had fully deployed or are deploying mobile device management solutions, according to an industry study.
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.
Microsoft has released a preview of its Windows Azure Rights Management Service.
The end of support doesn't mean the end of support options for those willing to pay.
A German government agency indicated yesterday that is it investigating issues associated with using Windows 8 and the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0.
Microsoft became the first cloud service provider to clear a new security compliance audit.
Arkoon Network Security is planning to roll out its ExtendedXP product this fall for those organizations that just can't get off Windows XP.
A variant of the popular "money in the bank" malware is now targeting the largest online game distributor.
Microsoft this week cautioned organizations about continuing to use Windows XP after its "extended support" phase ends.
Microsoft is developing a new "restricted administration mode" security measure for use with its Remote Desktop Protocol.
Brien Posey breaks down exactly how difficult it actually is to crack modern passwords.
Microsoft on Tuesday released multiple update rollups for its various Exchange Server products, but part of the release got pulled.
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.