Tag: Security
Malicious Apps Can Simply Be Copied To Windows Phone

Malicious Apps Can Simply Be Copied To Windows Phone

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A new vulnerability on Windows Phone has just been unearthed that allows malicious apps to run with the same permission as the target. Something Microsoft needs to look at right ...

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Windows Getting An Emergency Security Patch Today

Windows Getting An Emergency Security Patch Today

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Not often do we get out of band security fixes from Microsoft, but the company has just announced one for all versions of Windows. This side of Windows XP, of course. This ...

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Hackers Unable To Defeat Windows Phone At Mobile Pwn2Own

Hackers Unable To Defeat Windows Phone At Mobile Pwn2Own

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The prestigious Mobile Pwn2Own hacking competition ended on Thursday, bearing good news for the Windows Phone platform. Or partial goods news, if you want to put it that way. ...

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Internet Explorer 3 Security Flaw Finally Fixed After 18 Years

Internet Explorer 3 Security Flaw Finally Fixed After 18 Years

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Internet Explorer 3, really? Microsoft paid attention to security since Windows 95, but it was really at the start of the last decade that things went into overdrive in terms of ...

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Microsoft Releases 14 Updates For November 2014

Microsoft Releases 14 Updates For November 2014

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Another busy month for Windows in terms of updates. Microsoft started to push out the updates for November 2014 late last night, and they are now flying off the servers. A ...

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Organizations Need Even More Extended Windows XP Support

Organizations Need Even More Extended Windows XP Support

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Microsoft pulled the plug on one of its most popular operating system, effectively ending Windows XP support earlier this year. April 8, to be exact. Needless to say, even with ...

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New Windows Zero-Day Flaw Wreaking Havoc In The Wild

New Windows Zero-Day Flaw Wreaking Havoc In The Wild

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A new Windows zero-day flaw has just been unearthed, and worryingly, this vulnerability is already being exploited in the wild with reports of a few installations being ...

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Microsoft Releases October 2014 Update Tuesday Patches

Microsoft Releases October 2014 Update Tuesday Patches

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The October 2014 Update Tuesday was released for download overnight, and this month sees a total of eight security updates for Windows, Internet Explorer and Office. This ...

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Critical Security Fixes For Internet Explorer This Update Tuesday

Critical Security Fixes For Internet Explorer This Update Tuesday

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Brace for some critical hits next week. A bunch of critical security fixes for Internet Explorer are coming, and immediate deployment is recommend for these. Microsoft has ...

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Microsoft Bug Bounty Program, Now For Online Services

Microsoft Bug Bounty Program, Now For Online Services

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Redmond might not be overly keen on bug bounty programs, but it has slowly accepted the concept. The newest Microsoft bug bounty is for the company’s online services. That’s ...

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Better Start Preparing For Windows Server 2003 Retirement

Better Start Preparing For Windows Server 2003 Retirement

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The Windows XP retirement scenario passed (or is passing) away without much trouble, but the windows Server 2003 retirement could prove to be a handful for those still on that old ...

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September 2014 Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 42 Flaws

September 2014 Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 42 Flaws

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There is something for everyone in the Update Tuesday release for this month. Microsoft has started rolling out patches and security fixes for this cycle, and you can grab them ...

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Four Bulletins This Time For Update Tuesday September 2014

Four Bulletins This Time For Update Tuesday September 2014

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We have the preliminary details of Update Tuesday September 2014, and this time around Microsoft aims to keep things nice and simple. Only one Critical bulletin, and three ...

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Windows XP Safe From Massive Attacks, For The Time Being

Windows XP Safe From Massive Attacks, For The Time Being

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Which is to say that no large scale attacks are expected on the retired operating system anytime soon. But does that make Windows XP safe, overall? No, sir, the platform is still ...

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Best Antivirus For Windows XP? Here Are 23 Choices

Best Antivirus For Windows XP? Here Are 23 Choices

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The security landscape is seeing intensified focus on Microsoft’s retired operating system. A new research reveals the best antivirus for Windows XP, and the list is pretty ...

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