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Microsoft has announced it worked with police in Europe and the United States to disrupt a "dangerous" army of virus-infected computers used to hijack searches at Google, Bing and Yahoo.
Microsoft research explores mutations of the HIV virus in an attempt to help create a vaccine.
Microsoft has released a beta of a new version of its free Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) anti-virus/anti-malware client.
Microsoft is seeking testers for the next release of its free Microsoft Security Essentials anti-malware/anti-virus product.
Think you got a virus? Microsoft to the rescue!A few weeks ago, with little fanfare, Microsoft released a new downloadable on-demand security scanner to help techies deal with malware outbreaks
From the developer: ""From Microsoft's knowledge base (Q290497): Outlook 2002 includes a new security feature that blocks attachments...
Google Apps users now has counter-spam features. Microsoft is trailing behind with anti-virus features expected soon, but shooting fast ahead with overall users.
Microsoft made available to testers this week a new beta build (2.0.522.0) of its next release of Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE), the company's free anti-virus/anti-malware product for Windows.
Use this update to protect against viruses spread via attachments in e-mail. Once you install this update, you will not be able to...
This is incredible. As if Windows weren't security-challenged and virus-ridden enough already...
With Windows 7 making buzz round the corner the security and protection have been started to get consolidated for pc running windows 7 operating systems. After all this time it seems that Microsoft has finally come out with their own malware and virus protection software.
Integral Energy has been struck with a virus which affected Microsoft products across its fleet of desktops.
GENEVA -- The critical MS08-067 vulnerability used by the Conficker worm to build a powerful botnet continues to be a lucrative security hole for cyber criminals.During a presentation at the Virus Bulletin 2009 conference here, a trio of Microsoft researchers dissected the malware attacks linked to MS08-067 and found that criminal gangs are still exploiting the flaw to plant data-theft Trojans on vulnerable Windows machines.
Nobody like computer malware. Well, OK, those that make it do, and those that make a livelihood protecting us from it do, but for everyone else it's a malignant scourge. Given that every month Microsoft sends all us Windows users a big bundle of patches, shouldn't that update come with a complimentary virus scan?
Conficker Not Targeting Microsoft Windows Mobile DevicesAuthor: Eric Everson, MyMobiSafeWith the digital security world buzzing today due to the recent mutations of the infamous Conficker virus, many mobile users are concerned that their Windows Mobile handset could be in jeopardy too. The reality is that this Conficker scare is actually just computer-based and so far we haven’t been able to identify any mobile-based variants that allow this threat to bleed into the mobile industry.
Computer maker Lenovo is shipping a malware-infected software package to Windows XP users, according to warning from anti-virus researchers at Microsoft.The malicious file was identified by Microsoft as Win32/Meredrop, a Trojan dropper that is used to install and execute multiple malicious executables on an infected computer.
Microsoft's just-announced free anti-virus/anti-malware service, codenamed Morro, isn't the only new Microsoft security service in the works. There's a Microsoft-hosted security service for businesses in the pipeline, too, and it's due in 2010, according to a new Microsoft blog posting.
Microsoft is upping the ante in an effort to head off hackers at the Patch Tuesday pass.Ryan Naraine reports:The new Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP), which will be formally announced at Black Hat USA 2008 here, will give anti-virus, intrusion prevention/detection and corporate network security vendors a head start to add signatures and filters to protect against Microsoft software vulnerabilities.
Yesterday, I asked for people to share their thoughts via a guest blog on virtualization in Ed Tech. Guest blogger Erik Josowitz provided us with the following (thanks, Erik). Feel free to talk back or submit your own guest blog with some specific experiences or implementation details. Virtualization is great tool but, like any Swiss-Army knife, success with it depends on the task at hand. One of the places that people get into trouble with virtualization is when they try to use out-of-the-box virtual infrastructure with non-technical audiences. Virtualization is a great solution but often is not a complete solution.In education we've frequently seen challenges that look like appropriate places to implement a virtualization solution, only to find that the end-result is not fully usable by the intended audience. One example is providing hands-on lab environments to support application training. Success in the workforce today depends on high-level application skills and there is no better way for students to attain those skills than through hands-on use of the software applications. Many educational institutions provide computer lab environments to help support their student population and provide access to necessary software applications. Many of these lab environments have become the source of IT management problems as they become virus-ridden, get subverted as distribution sites for pirated software or music, or just plain have the normal IT management issues associated with a shared resource in a public environment. For many institutions their student population brings with them their own PCs which solves one problem but creates another. The lab issues diminish but the problems of providing secure access to software (and software licenses) often takes its place.The answer, we've found, is virtual lab management - using virtualization to deliver secure computing environments as a shared resource. Virtual labs allow administrators to serve up a clean and unchangeable environment for each student - in the lab or on their own PC - on-demand. This makes it easy to provide access to applications that students either can't afford individually or that their home PCs cannot support. It makes it simple to track and monitor lab usage and to control the use of resources so that systems are not subverted into file servers. Virtual lab management sits on top of virtualization (from Microsoft or VMware) and tells it what to deliver and to who. It makes it easy for non-technical users to select the types of applications they need from a menu and to gain access to those environments without needing to understand virtualization, networking, hosts systems or anything about how it gets delivered. Best of all, virtual labs make it easy to manage capacity. By scheduling time in the lab environment the shared resource is managed for maximum utilization. If more capacity is needed it is simple to add additional resources to the system. The end-users simply see an increase in availability.Virtualization may not be a panacea for educational institutions, but for a subset of problems, a centralized virtual lab may enable technology administrators to focus their time and attention on enabling learning rather than administering systems.
Microsoft has admitted that its Live OneCare security suite has been accidentally deleting some users' Outlook and Outlook Express e-mails.According to postings on Microsoft's OneCare forum, erasures have been caused when the antivirus program finds a virus in an e-mail attachment.
Virus trackers at Symantec have raised an alert for what is believed to be a fifth unpatched -- and previously unknown -- security flaw affecting Microsoft Word.
A worm which scans for various Windows and Symantec AV vulnerabilities spread with though a limited number of Universities in the US and Australia. Although these vulnerabilities were patched by Microsoft and Symantec, the worm probed for vulnerability on port 2967 looking for a Symantec anti-virus client vulnerability found in May of 2006.
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