October 8, 2013  10:21 PM

Eight security bulletins highlight the 10th anniversary of Patch Tuesday



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Critical update, Microsoft, Patch management, Patch Tuesday, Security, Security bulletin, Security management, Vulnerabilities

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September 30, 2013  4:00 PM

Microsoft releases Law Enforcement Requests Report



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Cyberlaw, Microsoft, Security

question-mark1Microsoft has...


June 3, 2011  11:59 PM

Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper Beta



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Microsoft, Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper Beta, Rootkit

One of the problems with malware is that it is often difficult to remove while the system is running. Last week, I dealt with a particularly sticky infection that I couldn't remove until I used a boot CD. In the case of rootkits, their very nature is to hide from the system, so you often don't even...


April 22, 2011  1:17 AM

Microsoft Launches Free On-Demand Virus & Malware Scanner



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Malware, Microsoft, microsoft security essentials

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November 13, 2010  2:26 PM

Microsoft Pushing Microsoft Security Essentials via Update Provokes Anger



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Malware, Microsoft, microsoft security essentials, Opinion, Panda Security, Trend Micro

According to The Register, Panda Security and Trend Micro are attacking Microsoft for offering Security Essentials (MSE) via MS Update because Redmond is "restricting choice." I take issue with that. Microsoft is only offering MSE download via update to Windows users who aren't already...


October 13, 2010  12:36 AM

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday is Biggest Ever



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Critical update, Microsoft, Patch management, Patch Tuesday, Vulnerabilities

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June 27, 2010  2:59 AM

Vulnerability in Windows Help and Support Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, Patch management, Vulnerabilities, Zero-day vulnerability

This was first revealed on June 10, 2010 in...


May 8, 2010  4:52 PM

Microsoft Security – No Longer an Oxymoron



Posted by: Ken Harthun
firewall, Microsoft, microsoft security essentials, Security

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April 13, 2010  1:16 AM

Microsoft Decides to Forgo Steady State Development – 77 Million PCs at Risk



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, Microsoft steady state, Opinion, Public Computers, Windows Steady State

Thanks to Windows Secrets Newsletter for alerting me to this. I was responsible for implementing Windows...

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