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Microsoft Seeking Smoother Bug Disclosure

Microsoft on Tuesday provided key details of  a “Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure”
(CVD) program it announced in July and that’s aimed at bolstering
collaboration between Microsoft, its customers and the security
community. 

Microsoft Builds Legal Weapon to Take Apart Botnets

The take-down of the Rustock botnet in March gave Microsoft another head for its mantle: two in just the last year. That’s an impressive take for any private firm, and one of a string of actions against bot networks in recent years.  But security experts say that the company’s success in building a legal basis for moving against botnets is an even bigger achievement.

Microsoft Warns On New Browser Vulnerability

Microsoft on Wednesday issued a security advisory to users of its Internet Explorer Web browser about a newly disclosed vulnerability that could be exploited and used to run malicious code on vulnerable Windows systems.

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