Details have been disclosed on a Windows kernel-mode driver privilege escalation vulnerability that was patched Tuesday by Microsoft.
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Details were released on two Microsoft Group Policy vulnerabilities affecting all Windows machines going back to Windows Server 2003. The flaws were addressed in separate Patch Tuesday security bulletins.
Microsoft released its February 2015 Patch Tuesday security bulletins, including a massive update for Internet Explorer and a patch for a Windows zero day disclosed by Google.
Patch Tuesday provides Windows IT shops with a cadence to their patch management efforts, but evolving threats and internal changes at Microsoft raise questions about its long-term viability.
Three HP ZDI researchers won a $125,000 bounty from Microsoft for successful attacks against memory protections introduced last summer into Internet Explorer.
Microsoft is aware of a recently disclosed bug in its latest browser, Internet Explorer 11, and is actively developing a patch for the issue.
Microsoft publishes a framework and guidelines on how to effectively set up and operate threat information sharing exchanges in hopes that organizations will actually share data.
Microsoft confirmed this week that despite 2000 Mojang user credentials leaking online, the gaming firm has not been hacked.
A researcher has developed a bypass for Microsoft’s latest memory corruption mitigations in Internet Explorer, Heap Isolation and Delay Free.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the security news of the past week, including the proposed changes to the CFAA, David Cameron’s encryption comments, the NSA’s quasi-apology regarding Dual EC and the Microsoft-Google disclosure feud.