Security


Microsoft Turns on Its Advanced Threat Protection Service for E-Mail

Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution, an Exchange Online e-mail security feature, went live this month.

Report Cites Security Concerns in Microsoft's BitLocker Disk Encryption

A deep dive into Microsoft's BitLocker full-disk encryption technology was posted by Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept on Thursday.

Microsoft Integrating OpenSSH into Windows and PowerShell

Microsoft's PowerShell team is now contributing to the development efforts of the open source OpenSSH community.

Researchers Find Multiple Security Holes in D-Link and SOHO Routers

A reported 53 issues were found in D-Link products and 22 in SOHO routers.

UPDATED: Active Directory Certificate Services: Don't Overthink It

Authentication and the venerable domain controller have been inseparable concepts since the earliest days of the Windows Server OS.

Report: Average Data Breach Cost Rises to $3.8 Million

That's a jump of 23 percent since 2013.

GNU Creator: Windows, Mac OS X and Android Are Malware

The GNU creator argues that today's major platforms don't do enough to protect user privacy and freedom rights.

RSA Extends Push into Identity and Threat Analytics

RSA Security LLC, the company known for the development of the industry standard public key cryptography algorithm and the popular SecureID authentication platform, is spreading its wings.

Microsoft Rolling Out Security Enhancements for Outlook, Intune and OneDrive for Business

Microsoft expects to release a new "managed Outlook app" sometime this quarter that will enable enhanced data security protections for organizations.

Ditch Passwords in Windows 10 with Windows Hello

As passwords become more ineffective, Microsoft is betting Windows 10 will up the ante on security Windows Hello and Passport, which aim to bring biometric authentication to the mainstream.

Critics Skeptical of the Latest Microsoft Biometric Push

Does Microsoft's Windows Hello biometric login system avoid the security pitfalls that plague traditional passwords?

'Critical' IE Fix Highlights Microsoft's May Patch

This month's security update also includes "critical" bulletins for Windows, Office and .NET Framework.

Microsoft Edge Browser Jettisoning Older Technologies for Better Security

Microsoft talked last week about how its new Edge Web browser is improving security while jettisoning older Internet Explorer technologies along the way.

Microsoft Announces Threat Analysis Preview and Coming Security Update Changes

Ignite event profiles new security tools and patch approaches.

Microsoft Cracks Down on Misleading Internet Ads in Internet Explorer

Users will be warned if an ad may be fraudulent or misleading.

Microsoft Releases Outlook for Android Native App

Microsoft today released Outlook for Android, its native e-mail client app for Android devices.

Microsoft Announces New Office 365 Security and Transparency Features

Unveiled at this year's RSA security convention, Customer Lockbox will force any data access by Microsoft to be approved by customers.

Windows Patch Tuesday Hole Being Used in Zero-Day Attacks

Just one day after Microsoft released its monthly security patch, attackers had already reverse-engineered one of the bulletins and have been using it in active attacks.

April Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases 4 'Critical' Fixes

This month's Security Update includes a fix for a 0-day issue in Microsoft Office.

Researchers Discover SMB Security Flaw in All Windows Versions

Security firm Cylance has reportedly uncovered a Windows security issue that could lead to attackers stealing user credentials.

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