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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
Application whitelisting is a computer administration practice used to prevent unauthorized programs from running. The purpose is primarily to protect computers and networks from harmful applications, and, to a lesser extent, to prevent unnecessary ... Continue Reading
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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