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.
Plus: App makers go in front of the judge, Web app security guidelines.
Plus: Better user password starts with password policy, Google's Chrome browser hacked at the Pwn2Own contest.
Today's release of Microsoft security update features six bulletins, with one labeled as "critical," four "important" and one "moderate."
This year's CanSecWest security conference's Pwn2Own contest saw Google's Chrome Web browser fall to multiple exploits on Wednesday.
Government regulation could hamper efforts to get ahead of innovative bad guys, argued a panel of network executive in a Congressional hearing this week.
- By William Jackson
According to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification. Microsoft's monthly security update will feature one bulletin item "critical," four "important" and one moderate.
Plus, LulzSec crumbles from the inside, readers respond to proposed changes to Windows 8 password procedure.
Plus: Password changes for Windows 8, mobile data transparency.
Plus, Google bypassing browser privacy policies.
According to Microsoft, Google circumnavigates Internet Explorer's P3P Privacy Protection feature to track cookies of users.
Plus, February's Security Update is here, don't save personal info as plain text.
Microsoft today released its Security Update for the month of February, featuring four bulletin items classified as "critical" and five "important."
While this month's Patch Tuesday will land on Valentine's Day, Microsoft will be delivering nine not-so-sweet bulletin items.
Plus: Symantec sets up a sting operation to catch the code thieves.
Microsoft recently described some improvements it made to System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.
According to officials testifying at a Senate hearing this week, targeted cyber crime threats are a growing concern of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Microsoft provided details of a new service that helps SQL Azure users monitor the security of databases residing in Microsoft's cloud.