Hosting providers and IT professionals have been warned of a threat posed to Microsoft IIS Web servers through exploitation of vulnerabilities in Microsoft operating systems.
Microsoft's chief operating officer has dismissed concerns that an update to its Windows Vista operating system is incompatible with a number of applications.
The Japanese computer supplier NEC has officially launched a product to let network administrators downgrade machines running Windows Vista to XP.
Microsoft has released more details of what SP1 will bring to Vista, but Microsoft has advised Vista systems may experience sluggishness as a result of the upgrade -- or little performance difference at all.
A US-CERT report that found Microsoft's OS had fewer vulnerabilities than Linux-Unix in 2005 is flawed itself, critics say.
Feature can be exploited to include a user's PC in a peer-to-peer network, allowing access to information on its hard drive.
Microsoft confirms a Wi-Fi security flaw in Windows XP, but the wait for a fix may be as long as 18 months.
Microsoft is to allow pirated copies of Windows XP to download and install Internet Explorer 7 without gaining Windows Genuine Advantage authentication, which is a move to boost security but not encourage piracy, according to the software giant.
The European Commission has defended itself against US criticism of the Microsoft antitrust ruling, as reports suggest Google may be next.