Windows Security: Alerts, Updates and Best Practices News
October 19, 2016
Researchers devised an exploit of an Intel chip flaw that allows an adversary to bypass ASLR protection and potentially boost the effectiveness of an attack on any platform.
August 17, 2016
Will Windows 10's new native version of the Ubuntu Linux command line, Windows Bash, enable new attack vectors? Experts weigh in on Windows Subsystem for Linux.
August 15, 2016
Microsoft accidentally released the golden key for Windows Secure Boot, causing a serious security issue for the company despite putting only less popular devices at risk.
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.
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DOS (Disk Operating System) can refer to a computer operating system that is loaded from a disk drive or to an operating system based on Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS). Continue Reading
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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APT groups have been continuously exploiting a flaw in Microsoft Office, despite it having been patched. Expert Nick Lewis explains how these attacks work and how to prevent them. Continue Reading
The hot-patching feature in Windows servers is vulnerable to attacks from APT groups. Expert Nick Lewis explains what hot patching is and how to mitigate its flaw. Continue Reading
QuickTime for Windows was found to have two zero-day vulnerabilities, and was then suddenly moved to end of life by Apple. Expert Michael Cobb explains the abrupt action. Continue Reading
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Windows AppLocker whitelisting was discovered to be exploitable with command-line tool Regsvr32. Expert Nick Lewis explains how organizations can mitigate possible attacks. Continue Reading
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
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Threat actors are moving from macro malware to using OLE technology to spread their malicious code. Expert Michael Cobb explains what enterprises should look out for. Continue Reading
Microsoft is banning weak passwords on many of its services with the Smart Password Lockout feature. Expert Michael Cobb explains how it works, and if it will be beneficial. 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