Security


Microsoft's March Security Update Arrives With One 'Critical' Item

Today's release of Microsoft security update features six bulletins, with one labeled as "critical," four "important" and one "moderate."

Chrome Finally Falls in Pwn2Own Contest

This year's CanSecWest security conference's Pwn2Own contest saw Google's Chrome Web browser fall to multiple exploits on Wednesday.

Execs Warn of Government Regulation in Cybersecurity

Government regulation could hamper efforts to get ahead of innovative bad guys, argued a panel of network executive in a Congressional hearing this week.

6 Fixes Prepped for Microsoft's March Security Update

According to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification. Microsoft's monthly security update will feature one bulletin item "critical," four "important" and one moderate.

Adobe Doubles Down on Flash Fixes

Plus, LulzSec crumbles from the inside, readers respond to proposed changes to Windows 8 password procedure.

Test Drive Microsoft's Fix It Center Pro

Plus: Password changes for Windows 8, mobile data transparency.

Hackers Targeting IPv6 Networks

Plus, Google bypassing browser privacy policies.

Microsoft Claims Google Is Bypassing IE User Privacy Settings

According to Microsoft, Google circumnavigates Internet Explorer's P3P Privacy Protection feature to track cookies of users.

Microsoft Patches Out Google

Plus, February's Security Update is here, don't save personal info as plain text.

Microsoft February Security Update Includes 4 'Critical' RCE Fixes

Microsoft today released its Security Update for the month of February, featuring four bulletin items classified as "critical" and five "important."

Microsoft Readying 9 Security Bulletins for February Update

While this month's Patch Tuesday will land on Valentine's Day, Microsoft will be delivering nine not-so-sweet bulletin items.

Popping the Hood on Kerberos

Plus: Symantec sets up a sting operation to catch the code thieves.

System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection To Get Minor Tuneup

Microsoft recently described some improvements it made to System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.

FBI: Security Can't Keep Up With New Tech

Plus: Symantec's pcAnywhere troubles, Google's hated privacy policy.

Federal Authorities Testify on Increased Cybersecurity Incidents

According to officials testifying at a Senate hearing this week, targeted cyber crime threats are a growing concern of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

SQL Azure Users Can Monitor Security with New Service

Microsoft provided details of a new service that helps SQL Azure users monitor the security of databases residing in Microsoft's cloud.

Good Guy Goes Bad

Plus: Anonymous responds to Megauploads raid, Google saw what you did online last night.

Windows 8 Secure Boot Controversy Refuses To Die

A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy.

Happy Birthday, Trustworthy Computing

Plus: Trojan worm attacking DoD smart cards, Internet censorship protests hit the Web.

Microsoft Looks Back at 10 Years of Trustworthy Computing

In celebration of Bill Gates' Trustworthy Computing's (TwC) decade of operation, Microsoft released a retrospective of the company's quality assurance strategy.

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