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Microsoft Security Bulletin Update

As you should know by now the hacking engagement is in full force with multiple companies taking extra effort to protect their computer systems from invasion. So recently Microsoft released…

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Microsoft Says Ditch Desktop Gadgets Or Risk Viruses

Microsoft have released a security fix it that removes desktop gadgets from Windows 7 and Windows Vista which has a security flaw that could allow remote code execution

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Microsoft’s Security Updates

Microsoft announced a patch of security updates to deal with Windows and IE flaws. Microsoft released 7 bulletins with fixes for at least 26 documented vulnerabilities affecting the Windows software…

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The Flame Malware Program uses Microsoft’s Security Certificates

Microsoft discovered that the Flame Malware has sections in it that have a Microsoft-issued certificate. That is a new way of using malware. Pretending to be a legitimate source of…

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Windows Azure Malware Endpoint Protection Program

Azure, Microsoft’s Cloud venture, is being updated with new malware protection programs in its virtual machines. In a recently released report, Microsoft Endpoint Protection (MEP) for Windows Azure Customer Technology,…

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The Zeus Botnet is under Microsoft Attack

Microsoft has been targeting botnets for some time now, and their latest venture is against the Zeus Botnet. If you don’t know what a botnet is, it is a system…

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Problems in Microsoft’s MAPP Program?

Microsoft confirmed that a security code leak in MAPP following the publication of a proof-of-concept code for a serious security hole in all versions of Windows. The proof-of-concept code leak,…

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Two Critical Browser Vulnerabilities Announced

Watch out. Microsoft has announced that IE vulnerabilities have been discovered and that users should take precaution by downloading the latest security patch, MS12-0100. What the Browser Vulnerability Leaves Open…

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Microsoft’s Tracking Protection Program

We’ve heard about the recent attempts by the US Congress to pass legislation regarding downloads. It seems that the legislation is on hold after an outcry that surprised most Congressional…

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Microsoft and 10 years of Trustworthy Computing

Microsoft had a very bad reputation in the area of security. It’s programs were easily infected with viruses, corrupted, and otherwise compromised. But 10 years ago, Bill Gates sent an…

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Windows 8 Could Cause More Hardware Based Attacks

Microsoft are looking to improve security in Windows 8 greatly and we’ve already seen evidence of this with a new bootloader that prevents harmful software like rootkits from ever executing…

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Windows 8 Bootkit Demoed

A new bootkit that a security researcher developed has been demonstrated in action on a machine running Windows 8, the developer preview edition

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First Windows 8 Bootkit To Be Shown Next Week

A Windows 8 Bootkit has already been discovered by security researcher Peter Kleissner which he plans to demonstrate at MalCon in India next week.

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Microsoft Issues Temporary Fix for Duqu Virus

Microsoft have issued a temporary fix for Windows 7 and other editions of Windows to help protect against the Duqu virus which has been getting around lately

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The Why and Wherefore of Anti-virus Programs

We all know how important it is to have an anti-virus program on our computer to catch viruses, malware, prevent identification theft and so on.

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According to Microsoft there are Security Holes in Google and Apple Products

With all the hacking that’s been reported lately, it is no surprise that Microsoft is taking a very active role in trying to determine security vulnerabilities in order to prevent…

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SmartScreen Helps Make IE9 the Best Malware Protected Browser

IE9 is still the top malware protected browser. Behind the success is Smartscreen, Microsoft’s malware protection engine. SmartScreen Smartscreen has a set of tools the protect users when the go…

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How Good is Microsoft Security? Apparently Very Good

Microsoft was beat up repeatedly during the XP years for being a softy when it came to computer security.  However, that is no longer the case regarding Microsoft products. Here’s a first.…

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