That was fast. Roughly 24 hours after news emerged that an unknown number of Lenovo PCs were infected with potentially dangerous software, Microsoft released a tool that automatically removes the offending code. [Updated]
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Microsoft's flagship Lumia Icon Windows Phone on Verizon is getting long-awaited operating system and firmware updates.
This month's Patch Tuesday release includes three updates rated Critical, including a massive security update that fixes more than 40 flaws in Internet Explorer. A recently disclosed XSS vulnerability remains unpatched, however, and one Windows Server 2003 bug won't be fixed.
Microsoft has shared a few more details about how businesses will be able to get Windows 10 and to keep their users current with feature and security fixes and updates.
Microsoft is rolling out a first public preview of its OneDrive for Business for Mac client, and outlined new and coming updates to its OneDrive app for iOS and Windows.
Microsoft Surface devices running Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1 will not receive the company's Windows 10 update, but will instead be treated to an update with only some of its functionality.
It's taken a little longer than expected but Microsoft's Denim update should be arriving soon for Lumia owners.
Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
In addition to the new Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft reissued two older updates to fix problems in them and tightened up SSL security in Internet Explorer.
Seven updates include one to Exchange Server which was scheduled for last month and withheld.
Yes, you still can trick Microsoft into giving you security updates for Windows XP. No, it's not a good idea. You are not protected.
Not everyone wants an iPad. For those looking for an alternative, here are a half-dozen sales to consider.
[UPDATED] An out-of-band update to all Windows versions will be released today. This is MS14-068, one of two updates held back on the November Patch Tuesday.
Windows 10 testers are getting a second update to the tech preview in less than two months. Here's what's in it.
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.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
In addition to security patches, Microsoft releases bug fixes and other small changes every month. November will be a heavy month.
On Patch Tuesday next week Microsoft will issue a large number of updates, five of them critical. The Windows 10 previews are affected as well.
By default, Internet Explorer on Windows client systems supports SSL version 3.0, the version recently found vulnerable to attack. Now there's another way to turn it off.
In almost every security incident there's some best practice that someone didn't follow. Here are six security technologies and techniques that would help in these cases.
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