Windows Security Alerts Updates and Best Practices
- April 17, 2015
Opinion: Executive Editor Eric Parizo says Microsoft's security strategy may have once been the benchmark for other vendors to emulate, but in 2015 the software giant's priorities lie elsewhere.
- March 05, 2015
The serious HTTPS FREAK exploit was thought to only affect Android, iOS, and MacOS, but Microsoft has confirmed that it also affects all supported versions of Windows.
- January 19, 2015
For the third time in one month, Microsoft couldn't meet Google's 90-day public disclosure deadline, leading to Project Zero's disclosure, though experts say this Windows zero-day vulnerability may have little value to attackers.
- December 09, 2014
Capping a busy year of software updates, Microsoft's December 2014 Patch Tuesday release delivers three critical bulletins; separately Adobe offers a pair of critical fixes.
- November 18, 2014
Originally scheduled by Microsoft as part of its November Patch Tuesday release, the out-of-band patch resolves a serious security vulnerability in Kerberos.
- November 11, 2014
The zero-day patch was one of four critical bulletins Microsoft delivered as part of its largest Patch Tuesday release of 2014; a fifth critical bulletin was dropped at the last moment.
- August 12, 2014
Beyond the usual slew of IE security patches, Microsoft's August 2014 Patch Tuesday made a couple of moves to improve the security of its browser.
- August 06, 2014
EMET 5.0, the latest version of Microsoft's zero-day prevention tool, includes several new features, most notably improved ways to block plug-ins like Flash and Java.
- July 08, 2014
Microsoft's July 2014 Patch Tuesday release addressed two dozen flaws in Internet Explorer. Adobe also provided a critical update for Flash.
- June 10, 2014
June's patches fix an Internet Explorer 8 issue that Microsoft said was never exploited in the wild. Plus: Adobe issues a critical Flash Player patch.