Microsoft released its latest anti-exploit tool designed to add security for various software programs running on Windows systems, even those programs that lack much protection at all.
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Microsoft's May security update includes three bulletin items classified "critical" and four "important."
Microsoft's May Patch Tuesday offering will feature three "critical" and four "important" bulletin items targeting 23 vulnerabilities.
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Version 4 comes with improved detection capabilities, automatic remediation and a streamlined interface.
The Conficker worm should continue to be a top concern in enterprise security -- even though there hasn't been a new variant seen in the wild in over two years -- according to Microsoft.
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Devices running Windows RT (or Windows 8 on ARM hardware) can be used for both personal and business purposes.
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Six bulletins patching 11 flaws is the order for this month's Microsoft update.
This month marks the passing of a few Windows and Office product lifecycle milestones.
Microsoft will release six bulletin items in its April security update, according to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.
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Plus, the return of LulzSec.
Usernames and passwords of 170,937 subscribers to a military online dating service leaked online Sunday. A group calling itself "LulzSec Reborn" has claimed responsibility.
Windows 8 beta testers who are also looking at IE 10 will eventually run into a new feature, called "enhanced protected mode."
Verizon found that 97 percent of breaches it studied could have been avoided by "simple and intermediate controls," according to a security report released today.
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