Microsoft released nine security bulletins today, including a critical Internet Explorer update, as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday release.
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Microsoft announced that it will block older ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer, starting with Java.
Microsoft announced that the latest version of its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, EMET 5.0, was released to general availability today.
One of Microsoft’s top security executives said the company has never been asked by the United States government to build a backdoor into any of its products, and if the company was asked, it would fight the order in the courts.
A paper published by Microsoft and researchers at Carleton University declare password re-use and weak credentials have their place for users managing multiple accounts.
It’s been a weird couple of weeks for Microsoft. On June 30 the company announced its latest malware takedown operation, which included a civil law suit against Vitalwerks, a small Nevada hosting provider, and the seizure of nearly two dozen domains the company owned. Now, 10 days later, Microsoft has not only returned all of the seized[…]
Microsoft will release two critical bulletins tomorrow as part of its July 2014 Patch Tuesday security updates.
Less than a week after Microsoft seized nearly two dozen domains owned by a small hosting provider as part of a takedown of a malware operation, all of those domains are back in the control of the provider, No-IP.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Microsoft malware takedown, its legal and security implications and the revelation of a massive financial fraud campaign in Brazil.
Microsoft admits that it made a technical mistake as part of its No-IP.com malware operation takedown, errors that resulted in legitimate customers of the site losing service.