Operating System Security News
May 06, 2015
Microsoft Ignite 2015 showed that Microsoft may have rethought the Tuesday part of Patch Tuesday, but Windows Update is stronger than ever.
September 28, 2010
Emergency patch repairs a vulnerability in the ASP.NET framework that causes faulty AES encryption implementations.
August 06, 2009
Microsoft will issue security updates for five critical vulnerabilities next week, including one that affects multiple software packages.
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SmartScreen is a Microsoft filtering tool designed to detect and block suspicious and malicious sites, applications and files. The program checks the safety of websites and downloads and tracks malware and phishing attempts. Introduced in Windows 7... Continue Reading
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Google is fighting a constant battle against Android malware and vulnerabilities, and Adrian Ludwig, Google's lead for Android security, talks to SearchSecurity about how protections are getting better. Continue Reading
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 reached the end of its mainstream support on July 8, 2014. Michael Cobb explains what this means to enterprise security, as well as how -- and when -- organizations should migrate from the software. Continue Reading