Microsoft has released 17 security bulletins, making December 2010's Patch Tuesday one of the biggest ever. Two of the bulletins address vulnerabilities that are already being exploited. Unusually, Microsoft has given advance notice of a security improvement for Office 2003 and 2007 that won't be available until next year.
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) version 2.0 was released without fanfare on 16 December, making an already very well-regarded security suite into quite a formidable opponent for the other free security suites and especially for the paid ones.
It’s a big day in the Windows world, with Microsoft rolling out a grip of security patches, updates for Surface tablets, and new capabilities for Windows 8.1 as part of its August update.
Regarding the security fixes, nine security updates are part of the package, addressing what Microsoft calls “37 unique Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.” Read More
We told you in yesterday’s news how a five-year-old kid was able to blow past Microsoft Xbox One security. Well we all know Microsoft listens to us when we complain and corrects the flaw(s) immediately, yeah right. :D Against all odds, and probably more to save face, Microsoft has patched the hole discovered by the mini-wannabe-gamer.
During this week’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, security-as-a-service provider Proofpoint (PFPT) announced an expansion to its Affiliate Program for Microsoft Partners with the addition of the Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite for Office 365.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketCoinciding with the establishment of its expanding partnership with F5 Networks in Australia, global Web security company WhiteHat Security has achieved record worldwide sales growth for the first half of 2012 on the back of what it says is a significant shift in investment in Web and application security by companies around the world.
Microsoft this week issued a dozen security bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Internet Information Service and Internet Explorer. The company also released a so-called non-security update that has everything to do with security.
Microsoft's point seems to be that even if a company has the best security practices in the world, that won't help it if its equipment has been compromised by a spy agency, or if it's ordered by a secret court to hand over data and not tell anyone about
Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, the company’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs from across the globe and a cornerstone of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative. Over the past 12 years the Imagine Cup has empowered more than 1.7 million students worldwide to do more and achieve more through technology.