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.

New Microsoft Exploit Category Makes Its Way into Patch Tuesday

Plus: Symantec sued for scaring up business, Stuxnet siblings ready to be unleashed.

7 Fixes in January's Security Update

As expected, Microsoft released seven security bulletins for this month.

Microsoft Previews 7 Fixes for First Security Patch of 2012

January's Security Update from Microsoft will feature six fixes for Windows and one fix for Microsoft developer tools, according to the company's advance notice.

Microsoft Internet Explorer Updates To Be Automated

Microsoft will start silent updates of users' Internet Explorer browsers next month.

Microsoft Makes Naughty List With 13 Bulletins for December

Plus: Fictionalizing the zero-day attack; Be careful what you type when shopping.

Microsoft's December Security Patch Laden with 13 Bulletins

December's security update comes with 13 bulletins fixing a range of Microsoft products. The good news? Only three are rated critical.

Microsoft Preps 14 Fixes for Upcoming Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released 14 bulletins previewing fixes for a range of remote code execution and elevation of privilege exploits.

Adobe Reader Flaw Hits Windows

Plus: Mobile attacks still in a learning curve, Facebook hole exposes private photos of members.

Microsoft Wants You for Security Essentials Beta

Plus: One dumb hacker tries to blackmail his way into a job; FBI cracks down on counterfeit merchandise online.

Microsoft Aims for Fewer Patch Restarts with Windows 8

Windows 8 will arrive with a promise to minimize the amount of mandatory restarts after the installation of monthly and out-of-band updates.

4 Security Bulletins Released by Microsoft in Light November Update

Microsoft released its security update for November today with only four bulletins -- one item deemed "critical," two "important" and one "moderate."

Microsoft Releases Temporary Workaround for Duqu Zero-Day Kernel Issue

Microsoft today released a workaround, documented in Security Advisory 2639658, that will prevent the Duqu malware from entering a targeted system through a Windows kernel issue.

Windows Zero-Day Exploit Linked to Duqu Worm

A zero-day vulnerability discovered on Tuesday by Microsoft is being targeted by attackers as an open door to spread the Duqu malware.

Microsoft Settles with Alleged Malware Culprit

Lawyers for Microsoft have come to an out-of-court settlement with Czech Republic-based Dotfree Group and its owner over involvement in the Kelihos botnet ring.

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