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.
Plus: U.S. drops to second on "dirty dozen" of spam list, is privacy a thing of the past?
Devices running Windows RT (or Windows 8 on ARM hardware) can be used for both personal and business purposes.
Plus: Google facing fines for Apple Safari privacy issues, young hacker goes on attack spree.
Plus: End of support for Vista, China has the best hackers.
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.
Plus: Your credit card information may be ripe for the plucking if you've ever sold a used Xbox 360.
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.
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.