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Microsoft Windows security News
December 08, 2017
A critical vulnerability found in the Windows Malware Protection Engine required an emergency Microsoft patch, but one expert said Microsoft hasn't handled the announcement well.
October 26, 2017
Microsoft had to make several tradeoffs when developing patches for Windows XP. Expert Nick Lewis explains what these tradeoffs were and how enterprises should respond.
September 27, 2017
The DerbyCon keynote covered why security research is an approachable field, as well as how to bypass a Windows digital signature check to run unwanted code.
August 11, 2017
Microsoft antivirus policy changes for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in order to avoid further action in an antitrust case brought by Kaspersky.
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Microsoft introduced some significant changes to Windows 10 in the Fall Creators Update. The My People app, for example, lets users pin contacts to their task bars. Continue Reading
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Windows Server hardening procedures drew renewed interest following the rash of ransomware outbreaks this year. See what tips on server safeguards got the most views in 2017. Continue Reading
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Kaspersky Lab recently discovered an undocumented feature in Microsoft Word. Expert Kevin Beaver explains the risks and what to do if you come across one of these software flaws. Continue Reading
Kaspersky Lab recently accused Windows 10 of acting as an antivirus block to third-party antimalware software. Discover how your software is being blocked and how this can be fixed. Continue Reading
QakBot malware triggered hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Active Directory account lockouts. Discover the malware's target and how these attacks are being carried out. Continue Reading