An update to Microsoft's Windows Update/Microsoft Update client was released this week.
Those using the online encryption protocol OpenSSL are urged to upgrade their client due to a recently discovered flaw, according to the OpenSSL Foundation.
Microsoft this week has released the "myBulletins" online service -- a tool that allows IT to pick and choose which product patches to be informed about.
According to Betanews, a registry workaround can push through official security updates to Windows XP -- but there's a catch.
This week at Microsoft's TechEd conference, the company showed off the new PowerShell-based server protection scheme for IT pros called "Just Enough Administration" (JEA).
Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls.
Microsoft's free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) may not operate correctly for some apps.
A new zero-day Internet Explorer flaw that has been seen to be used in limited online attacks, according to Microsoft.
According to findings in the latest Verizon security report, the majority of security attacks last year related to Web app attacks and retailer point-of-sale (POS) breaches.
Tech firm Splunk announced its latest Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues app will be released next month.
Applies to the "Creating and maintaining Active Directory objects" objective of Exam 70-640.
An unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word is currently being used in limited attacks according to Microsoft
Microsoft on Monday offered some last-minute security advise for those who plan to still be on Windows XP after support ends.
Free antivirus maker Avast had some harsh words for Microsoft's decision to end support for Windows XP in April.
Microsoft's Component Store Cleanup utility will undergo improvements for Windows 8.1 users.
An Adobe Flash vulnerability in Internet Explorer 9 and 10 was used in attacks n targeting those who visit the Web site for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).
Applies to the "Managing applications" objective of Exam 98-349.
A newly discovered malware reportedly can infect Android devices connected to Windows-based PC.
Cisco's Annual Security Report, released this week, found that malware targeting Java made up 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year.
Microsoft will continue to provide antimalware support for Windows XP even after the OS hits its April product lifecycle end.