Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report identifies two malware families, Rotbrow and Brantall, previously thought to be benign that have been dropping the Sefnit botnet.
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Microsoft released an out-of-band emergency security update for a zero day in Internet Explorer. The patch is available to unsupported Windows XP machines as well.
Researchers used crash reports sent via Windows Error Reporting to uncover two components likely being exploited by the latest Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability.
There’s a new zero-day vulnerability in many of the current versions of Internet Explorer and is being used in active attacks right now.
After the dust had started to settle in the wake of the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability earlier this month, one of the common sentiments that emerged was that the small group developing and maintaining the software needed some help. And money. And resources. But mostly money. Now, the OpenSSL Foundation, along with a number of other[…]
Microsoft has updated its free Threat Modeling Tool with enhancements to the threat-generation logic, a new drawing surface and the ability to migrate old threat models and definitions.
Microsoft announced it will no longer ship security fixes to users that failed to install the update for Windows 8.1 that was packaged with the April Patch Tuesday release.
As expected, Microsoft issued its final epitaph for Windows XP today, pushing out four security bulletins for 11 vulnerabilities, including the last updates it will address in the oft maligned, thirteen-year-old operating system.
Security researchers who have privately disclosed Windows XP vulnerabilities to Microsoft may never see patches for their bugs with XP’s end of life date at hand. Will there be a rash of public disclosures?
Microsoft confirmed today it will support HTTPS Strict Transport Protocol (HSTS) in Internet Explorer 12, bringing its browser in line with other major vendors in its support of the protocol.