Microsoft released a security advisory today warning users of a denial of service vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine which ships with a number of Microsoft security products.
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Microsoft doubles down on claims it does not scan user files or monitor user communication in order to target advertisements to its customer.
Microsoft’s June 2014 Patch Tuesday security updates patched 66 vulnerabilities, including 59 in a critical Internet Explorer cumulative update.
Microsoft said it will patch a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer in its June 2014 Patch Tuesday security updates.
Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith lays out five areas where the U.S. government needs to make positive strides in reforming surveillance.
The effect of the takedown of the GameOver Zeus botnet this week has been immediate and significant. Researchers who track the activity of the peer-to-peer botnet’s activity say that the volume of packets being sent out by infected machines has dropped to almost zero.
HackerOne, has scored a major coup in hiring Katie Moussouris, the driving force behind Microsoft’s bounty program, to oversee its policy and disclosure philosophy and work with customers on the intricacies of vulnerability disclosure.
Microsoft’s new myBulletins service is a dashboard view of Microsoft products in their environment and any related security bulletins and updates. Some are critical of its lack of security advisories and lack of notifications.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the US indictments of Chinese army officers for hacking, the Blackshades malware arrests, the new IE 8 zero day and the US prospects in the World Cup.
There are two issues with the way Microsoft’s Outlook application encrypts content on older versions of Android that could expose users’ emails and email attachments.