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Microsoft Windows security News
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.
July 25, 2017
Experts applaud Microsoft for clever use of a lawsuit to claim command and control server domains used by malicious Russian APT group Fancy Bear.
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Windows 10 Isolated User Mode (IUM) is a virtualization-based security feature in Windows 10 that uses secure kernels to keep business data and processes separate from the underlying OS. Continue Reading
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Email attacks are getting more intricate, forcing Microsoft to reinforce its security services to protect end users. How well do you know the Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection features? Continue Reading
Malicious Windows BITS tasks set up by attackers can reinfect systems even after the malware has been removed. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to locate and remove these tasks. Continue Reading
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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brings new features to the OS, including in the realm of security. Windows Hello includes user-proximity signals now, for example. Continue Reading
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A vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows Defender antivirus tool left users open to remote code exploitation. Expert Nick Lewis explains how it happened, and what to do about it. Continue Reading
The upcoming Windows update, Redstone 3, will patch the vulnerability that enables EternalBlue exploits. Expert Judith Myerson discusses protection methods to use until the update. Continue Reading
US-CERT encouraged users to use newer versions of Windows SMB, since version one is out of date. Expert Matthew Pascucci explains how to tell if SMB v1 is on your systems. Continue Reading