Security


Microsoft Releases 4 'Critical' Bulletins for April's Security Update

Microsoft released today its monthly security patch with four bulletins rated "critical" and seven rated "important."

Windows SMB Security Flaw Detailed

A new Windows security issue was revealed by security firm Cylance that could lead to a hijack of user credentials.

Microsoft To Boost Office 365 Security with Advance E-Mail Threat Protection

New security tools for Office 365 that will protect e-mails from harmful links and phishing attacks was announced by Microsoft this week.

Organizations Being Hit by the 'Dyre Wolf' Trojan

According to a security report by IBM, an active attack campain is currently being used to steal millions from overseas enterprises.

Google Warns Against Fradulent Internet Certificates

Google found unauthorized digital certificates for many of its domains that had been issued from Egypt on Friday.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Security Features That Avoid Passwords

Microsoft today named two security features that will appear in Windows 10 that will diminish the importance of using passwords to ensure device security.

Intune Mobile Management Features Added to Office 365 Apps

Microsoft's layered security approach for mobile management was discussed during a Web broadcast this week.

Is a 'Nano Server' Element Coming to the Next Windows Server?

A source claims that Microsoft's next Windows Server could include a "Nano Server" element.

Azure Active Directory Password Rollover Feature Shown Off

A "preview" last week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts was released by Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team.

Privacy Issues Discovered in Microsoft Outloook App for iOS and Android

Vulnerabilities in the newly released iOS and Android versions of Outlook have been discovered, with one causing the app to bypass custom Exchange ActiveSync security policies in organizations.

Microsoft February Patch Tuesday: 41 IE Flaws Fixed

This month's Microsoft security update has been released, packed with three "critical bulletins and six "important" items.

Health Insurer Anthem Discloses Massive Breach

Anthem alerted customers that its system had been compromised information, including names, addresses, birthdays and Social Security numbers of millions of its customers.

Using Azure Active Directory for Security Protection

Microsoft this week played up the machine learning features of Azure Active Directory (AD) to protect against cyber attacks.

Security Update Support Ending for Windows Server 2003 in July

Windows Server 2003 lose security support when the product's lifecycle ends this summer.

Google Finds More Windows Vulnerabilities

Google has made public information on two more Windows flaws -- both found in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Windows 8.1 Zero-Day Flaw Disclosed by Google

Information pertaining to a vulnerability in Windows 8.1 that could allow for a malicious application from bypassing security was released last week by Google.

19-Year-Old Windows Flaw Finally Gets a Fix

Microsoft has released a fix for a vulnerability that has been hidden in plain sight since 1995.

Survey: Security Threat Increase Predicted

The sophistication of attackers is outstripping chief information security officers' (CISOs) ability to fend them off and the number of threats has increased markedly.

Windows 10's ID Management and Security Controls

Microsoft outlined some of the new security features making its way to the company's next OS.

Microsoft Shuts Down Trustworthy Computing Group

Among the 2,100 employees laid off on Thursday, Microsoft shut down the company's Trustworthy Computing (TwC) Group.

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