The exploit's quick appearance suggests IT professionals need to patch, and patch quickly.
Microsoft plans to give the Windows Mobile platform a facelift, which includes the launch of My Phone and a developer site called Windows Marketplace for Mobile.
Microsoft will release the second CTP of its Visual Studio Extensions for SharePoint in the coming weeks, a company official said on Friday.
Atalasoft Inc. is launching a SharePoint plug-in based on the document imaging tooling in its latest SDK.
Novell has released Moonlight 1.0, a plug-in based on Microsoft's Silverlight 1.0 RIA runtime.
Microsoft is putting up $250,000 for information leading to the arrest of the Conficker worm's author.
Microsoft is rolling out two levels of hosted services in anticipation of demand.
Microsoft issued its monthly security patch, addressing four critical fixes and two important ones.
The foundation overseeing the Firefox browser wants to help the European Commission in its complaint against Microsoft.
Google has licensed a patent from Microsoft that will allow synchronization of Exchange Server and the popular Gmail service.
NCover Inc. is releasing version 3.0 this week of its flagship code coverage analysis tooling for .NET.
DynaTrace Software this week upgraded its platform to allow developers to monitor, test and troubleshoot globally distributed SOA-based applications.
Microsoft expects to fix Internet Explorer, SQL Server and Visio in its upcoming February security patch.
Execs said that two security changes will be implemented in the Release Candidate version of the OS.
A report predicts that despite layoffs, IT salaries may weather 2009's general economic downturn.
Microsoft has released Semblio SDK version 1, a new tool for education developers that's designed to aid in the creation of interactive learning materials.
The source code for Microsoft's Web Sandbox is now available under an open license.
OEMs may have to provide browser choice when Microsoft Windows is distributed in European Union countries.
Microsoft is giving private testers access to a near final build of Service Pack 2 for Vista and Windows Server 2008.
Microsoft's newest OS has added to the U.S. Department of Justice's compliance testing burden.