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IBM Preps Watson To Battle Cybercrime

The company will partner with eight universities to strengthen the AI's security base of knowledge.

Security Patch Woes: Windows 10 Update Resets Default Settings, Office Fix Crashes Word

Microsoft's February security update is causing issues for Windows 10 and Word 2013 users.

Report: Enterprise Security Confidence Declining Due to Old Hardware

Aging technology, coupled with a growing number of sophisticated attacks have organizations feeling like they're at a disadvantage when it comes to network security, according to a recent Cisco report.

Microsoft Previews Azure Security Center

The new cloud security suite can also be used in on-premises environments and in Amazon's cloud.

Microsoft Blocks Dell Certs Due to Security Concerns

The company's included self-signed certificates in some of its shipped hardware could be used to monitor Web traffic.

'Critical' Internet Explorer RCE Flaw Fix Highlights October's Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released a small patch featuring six bulletins.

Attackers Targeting Cisco Routers with Modified Firmware

The attack replaces the hardware's IOS, allowing for traffic to be secretly monitored and the further injection of malware.

Microsoft's September Security Patch Includes Cumulative IE and Edge Update

Multiple memory corruption flaws look to be fixed with this month's Patch Tuesday offering.

Microsoft Finalizes Acquisition of Cloud Security Vendor Adallom

The deal looks to strengthen online protection of data across Microsoft's cloud services.

Microsoft Rumored To Be Developing Malware Detonation Platform as a Service

The first hint of the new project comes from a job listing posted by the company.

IRS Data Breach Victim Number Much Higher than Originally Thought

The incident also highlights the growing trend of attackers using Big Data to access personal information.

Microsoft's August Patch Includes 'Critical' Update for Windows 10

Cumulative updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft's newest browser Edge should be this month's top priorities.

Windows 10 Update Ransomware On the Loose

Plus: Yahoo ads expose users to ransomware attack for four days.

Microsoft To Buy Cloud Security Firm Adallom for $320 Million

The move will help to strengthen Office 365's security capabilities.

July Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes 3 Zero-Day Flaws

Microsoft releases a large security update, which includes four critically rated fixes for IE, Hyper-V and Windows.

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