Windows Security: Alerts, Updates and Best Practices News
June 10, 2016
As the University of Calgary contends with a ransomware attack, the actors behind CryptXXX are rolling out patches and upgrades and attackers are shifting from Angler to Neutrino EK.
June 07, 2016
FireEye researchers spotted the Angler exploit kit bypassing the current Microsoft EMET version 5.5 security tool running on Windows 7 to subvert Flash and Silverlight.
May 24, 2016
Former computer science majors Lieu and Hurd wrote to their U.S. House of Representatives colleagues, urging improved awareness of cyber risks and cyberhygiene.
April 26, 2016
A Windows command-line utility dating back to XP, Regsvr32, reportedly enables a simple and virtually undetectable Windows AppLocker whitelist bypass.
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Windows Wi-Fi Sense allows Windows 10 users to get Internet access from public hotspots and private wireless local area networks (WLANs) that have been shared by friends. Although Wi-Fi Sense is enabled by default in all editions of Windows 10, the ... Continue Reading
While the consumer world is going Patch Tuesday-less, Microsoft is evolving its Patch Tuesday into Windows Update for Business for enterprise software. Learn what this change means. Continue Reading
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Microsoft has released a new version of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. Expert Nick Lewis explains the new features of this antimalware tool. Continue Reading
A variant of banking Trojan Dyreza has begun to target Windows 10. Expert Nick Lewis explains the new attack functionalities, and Windows 10 and user vulnerabilities. Continue Reading
A flaw in Microsoft allows attackers in through executable embedded documents. Expert Nick Lewis explains the vulnerability and how enterprises can stop it. Continue Reading
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A vulnerability has been discovered in EMET 5.0 that can be used to turn EMET off. Expert Nick Lewis explains the flaw, and what enterprises can do to maintain security. Continue Reading
Microsoft's new approach to mandatory Windows 10 patching raises new security issues for businesses. Expert Paul DeGroot explains what the problems are and how to deal with them. Continue Reading
New roundup: Sometimes the least of threats -- such as click fraud -- can end up being the bigger issues -- like ransomware. Plus: U.S. Navy won't let go of XP; U.S./China cyber code of conduct; and more! Continue Reading
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Microsoft is ending support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, yet many organizations will still run W2K3 beyond this date. Learn how to keep your enterprise safe. Continue Reading
Recent malware issues with Lenovo's automatic update system have some worried about the risks associated with automatic updates. Experts say secure update processes are better than ever and result in less risk than waiting to patch vulnerabilities. Continue Reading
Outdated ActiveX controls can pose serious security risks. Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis discusses how to block them in the enterprise. Continue Reading