The mysterious and critical Schannel vulnerability also contained some new TLS ciphers which are causing problems. Here's how to work around them.
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The latest version of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report shows that users without updated anti-malware are far more likely to become infected.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 14, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Apple has downplayed the risk the Masque bug plays for users of iOS devices running iOS 7 or later.
US-CERT, part of the Department of Homeland Security, is warning that the end of support for Windows Server 2003 is coming.
The two missing updates from this week's Patch Tuesday were for Exchange Server. They're not quite baked.
The finger has been pointed at China for the hack, and a congressman has accused the controlling federal agency of a cover-up.
One Microsoft security update from yesterday stands out from the rest for severity and unanswered questions. Apply the MS14-066 update now or at least make sure your IPS has updates for it.
[UPDATED] Does Microsoft find and fix security problems in their own products? You might assume so, but the company gives no reason to believe it. I assume they do, but silently.
The most serious vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control of a Windows Server just by sending packets. For undisclosed reasons, Microsoft withheld two updates scheduled for release.