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.
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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.
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.
Two new variants of malware targeting government and business targets have been unearthed.
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.
[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.
As Linux malware matures, Google's malware checker will give samples the same treatment as those uploaded for Windows.
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.
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.
Researcher finds malicious Tor exit node which envelops Windows EXEs inside another Windows EXE which drops malware.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
A total of 24 vulnerabilities, many severe and a few being exploited in the wild, have been revealed and patched.
UPDATED. Today's updates address serious holes in Windows that have been exploited for some time. The attackers exhibit a high level of sophistication.
Three of the five updates for Windows are rated critical. There is just one for Office and one for ASP.NET MVC.
Newly available Microsoft desktop Skype clients for Mac and Windows include improvements to chat and file sharing.
Businesses are weighing up the possibility that Windows 10 really might be Microsoft's final major Windows release and the implications of rapid OS updates taking the place of big bang upgrades.
A beta of the next version of Microsoft's Visual Studio and other new tools for Windows developers are expected to get updates in November.
Malicious ads are making their way to high traffic properties and using unique malware in a hunt for fresh victims.
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