Some improvements to Android security has shifted attackers' focus back to Windows.
The attack replaces the hardware's IOS, allowing for traffic to be secretly monitored and the further injection of malware.
Satya Nadella's decision to promote Brad Smith to president and chief legal officer shows significance Microsoft is placing on privacy and trust.
Multiple memory corruption flaws look to be fixed with this month's Patch Tuesday offering.
The deal looks to strengthen online protection of data across Microsoft's cloud services.
The first hint of the new project comes from a job listing posted by the company.
Microsoft added a few more tools to its Azure Active Directory (AD) Privileged Identity Management preview this month.
Coming up to speed with other database management systems and Microsoft's own SQL Azure, row level security is now available in SQL Server.
Microsoft released an out-of-band update for all supported versions of Internet Explorer today after active attacks using the hole have been seen in the wild.
The incident also highlights the growing trend of attackers using Big Data to access personal information.
BEA Systems Founder Bill Coleman and 3Com Founder Bill Krauss have been chosen to lead the new company.
Cumulative updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft's newest browser Edge should be this month's top priorities.
The Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 product hit "general availability" release status today, meaning that it's available for commercial deployments.
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