The number of vulnerabilities in Microsoft products increased last year, with a total of 700 flaws found, a study by privileged identity management and vulnerability management product manufacturer Beyond Trust says, adding that 81% of these could have been kept in check by not giving users blanket administrator rights.
Removing administrator rights would mitigate 80% of the critical vulnerabilities found in Microsoft products in 2017, the security firm Avecto claims.
Red Hat and Microsoft have expanded an alliance which was first announced about two years ago, with plans to help organisations more easily adopt the use of containers.
Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate next-generation cloud services on its 10 nanometre Qualcomm Centriq 2400 platform.
All the indications point to Microsoft having a very happy Christmas this year. Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 4 and its little brother the Surface 3 have ‘sold out’ in the US pre-Christmas rush - retailers can’t get enough.
Even though Windows Server 2003 goes out of support tomorrow, Microsoft's ageing server operating system is still in use at 20% of Australian and New Zealand businesses according to a Telsyte survey commissioned by Dell.
ESET has completely re-engineered its range of business security products, boasting increased usability, performance, administrative flexibility and proactive protection.
Domain-joined Windows clients (Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and RT) and servers (2003 to 2012) had a root-level, remotely exploitable vulnerability discovered in January 2014 but is now patched.
Microsoft may be ending support for Windows XP in a few months, but for now it's still plugging critical security flaws. And even the latest versions of Windows are getting critical patches this month.
The second Tuesday of the month is approaching fast, so get ready for the latest round of security updates from Microsoft and Adobe.
Microsoft intends to release seven security bulletins this week. Affected products include Windows, Office, and Windows Defender.
April's Patch Tuesday will see the release of nine security bulletins by Microsoft, two of them rated critical.
With all the current fanfare about Windows 8 it may be easy to overlook the big brother of the new Redmond Operating System. Just as Windows 8 has hit the streets, so too Windows Server 2012 is live for enterprise infrastructure.
Microsoft released six security bulletins on November's Patch Tuesday. Four are rated critical, and a total of 17 vulnerabilities are addressed.
Microsoft is preparing to release six security bulletins this month, four rated critical, one important and one moderate. Even Windows RT and Server 2012 are affected.
Project Avalon, Citrix's plan for large-scale Windows virtualisation will be delivered in two stages, dubbed Excalibur and Merlin.
Microsoft released seven security bulletins overnight, addressing a total of 20 vulnerabilities. Only one of the bulletins is rated critical, and there are also wide-ranging non-security updates this month - only Microsoft's Mac customers miss out.
Microsoft has released nine security bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities in a wide range of software.
Microsoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software. And Adobe will be releasing security updates on the same day.
As if nine security updates wasn't enough for July's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft also published two security advisories.
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