Redmond's security team is undergoing a revamp with the announcement that Andrew Cushman, director of Microsoft's Security Response Center, will be stepping down to be replaced by group manager Mike Reavey.
Redmond tells security group how to disable AutoRun in Windows.
Microsoft advises applying a patch issued in October.
Microsoft's January security update contains one patch to stave off potential remote code execution attacks.
A government-led coalition identified common errors in software development with an eye toward improving security.
A public beta of Microsoft's latest Windows Server solution was released this month.
Microsoft's first security update rollout of 2009 may be a quiet one, according to an advance notification released Thursday.
A pair of researchers are claiming to have sussed out how to circumnavigate the security protections in Intel's vPro remote management technology.
Organizations need a commitment to security and better implementation of security tools, experts say.
Weaknesses found in the MD5 hash algorithm could be used as a basis to generate fraudulent X.509 Certification Authority certificates.
Redmond continues to investigate a new zero-day bug affecting popular database application SQL Server.
Microsoft reacted quickly to a vulnerability in Internet Explorer by issuing an out-of-cycle fix.
Microsoft released a beta version of its Code Analysis Tool and Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library for developers.
Microsoft ratcheted up its product support for SQL Server 2005 by releasing Service Pack 3 (SP3) on Monday, along with SP3 Cumulative Update 1.
The head of Microsoft's Internet Explorer team described how developers can prepare for IE8's general release.
Microsoft will end 2008 with a "critical" out-of-cycle patch for IE, according to an advance notification issued Tuesday for a new security update slated for release on Dec. 17.
Cisco's 2008 Annual Security Report report highlighted the increasing sophistication of Internet-based attacks, largely because cyber-criminals themselves are becoming increasingly sophisticated.
A "critical" security hole in Internet Explorer will not be fixed until sometime in 2009.
A security contest found more bugs in Google Chrome and Firefox than in Microsoft's IE8 browser.
The search giant is testing the secure execution of Web code natively on x86-based machines.