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 safety measures. And it seems a rare data manipulation security weakness from the old age has just been fixed. The issue started affecting...

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 compromised. Interestingly, it affects all versions of Windows, except for Windows Server 2003 — ironic, because this is the version of the operating...

Microsoft and Google do not exactly see eye to eye, but security engineers with the search engine giant regularly help Redmond with product security by reporting flaws and vulnerabilities. This newest one has been discovered by Tavis Ormandy — a person with a good track record when it comes to bugs in Windows and...

Android might have to contend with heaps and heaps of mobile malware, but the Windows operating system still remains the most targeted one around. On the desktop side of things, that is. And if your reason has got something to do with the very large user base, then you can pat yourself on the back. Because this is...

At least for most mortals that are still rocking the retired operating system. Microsoft recently confirmed a critical security flaw in Internet Explorer that is affecting all versions of the OS. This includes Windows XP, the platform that reached end of support earlier this month. Microsoft already detailed the...

Redmond has confirmed that Word 2010 is affected by a critical security flaw that allows an attacker the ability to remotely execute code and compromise user data. The company is aware of attacks that use this exploit, and has swiftly released a Fix-It patch that it recommends all Word 2010 users to deploy and...

The penultimate Patch Tuesday before the high profile final one. April 8 is the big day when Windows XP is to get its last set of security fixes, and it is also the day when Windows 8.1 Update 1 officially rolls out. But before that we have one more Patch Tuesday to see through. And Microsoft has put up the advanced...

While Microsoft is still investigating a recently reported flaw in Windows XP, security firm Symantec has put up more information on this vulnerability and which countries are under immediate threat. It seems that attackers have been attempting to exploit this vulnerability since November, meaning while the flaw has...

Nothing beats the feel of security news early in the morning! Redmond has just confirmed that it is investigating a critical security flaw that is affecting users of its older platforms. The company says it is aware of limited targeted attacks that exploit this vulnerability. Speaking of which, the flaw was first...

Microsoft has worked wonders with Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1, making sure that the platform is more secure than previous iterations. As a result this is the version of the browser that is rarely in the spotlight when it comes to security threats. Most zero-day flaws and vulnerabilities are discovered on older...