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.
Organizations need a commitment to security and better implementation of security tools, experts say.
A pair of researchers are claiming to have sussed out how to circumnavigate the security protections in Intel's vPro remote management technology.
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 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.
Microsoft ratcheted up its product support for SQL Server 2005 by releasing Service Pack 3 (SP3) on Monday, along with SP3 Cumulative Update 1.
Cisco's 2008 Annual Security Report report highlighted the increasing sophistication of Internet-based attacks, largely because cyber-criminals themselves are becoming increasingly sophisticated.
The head of Microsoft's Internet Explorer team described how developers can prepare for IE8's general release.
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.
Bob Kelly described Microsoft's pursuit of a "$400 billion plus" server and tools market.
Microsoft once again has to contend with "Exploit Wednesday." This time, the problem is a zero-day IE 7 flaw discovered soon after the Patch Tuesday release.
December's Patch Tuesday will be a historic security update release. But it won't be because of the size and scope of the eight patches.
Microsoft found vulnerabilities galore to fix in its final scheduled security patch for the year.