Using the strategies and procedures we present in our paper could help prevent an attacker from taking control of your computer
Three years ago, Microsoft ended its extended support for Windows XP. Today, almost 8% of desktop users worldwide are still run the operating system.
With analysts predicting a big shift to Windows 10 in the enterprise in 2017, a new ESET white paper looks at security and privacy changes in Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the build that Microsoft expects its business customers to run on the majority of their desktop computers.
We are pleased to present our annual report Windows exploitation in 2016. In this latest version of our report, we offer a fresh look at modern security features in Windows 10.
Despite the fact that there haven’t been any security updates or patches rolled out for Windows XP – with some industrial solutions being the exception – the system still runs on almost every tenth computer worldwide.
Hacking Team exploits and new security features in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are just a few of the highlights of ESET's annual Windows exploitation in 2015 report.
Microsoft is set to introduce a new update system for Windows 10 that will effectively do away with Patch Tuesday.
One thing Microsoft has been very public about is Windows 10's new strategy of releasing patches to update the operating system at different times for consumer and enterprise versions.
Its been just under three weeks since February 19th, when Lenovo became entangled in a web of controversy over its preinstallation of Superfish's Visual Search adware on some of its popular consumer laptops during last year's holiday shopping season.
The end of mainstream support for Windows: Don't repeat the mistakes of the past, and be prepared. Especially if you've only just got rid of all the Windows XP computers in your company.
Microsoft is changing the way it distributes its Advance Notification Service, and will no longer make the security bulletins publicly available, according to eWeek.
Today, we published our research about Windows exploitation in 2014. This report contains interesting information about vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Office patched over the course of the year, drive-by download attacks and mitigation techniques.
Firefox 34, the latest version of the Mozilla's popular web browser has disabled support for SSL 3.0 in reaction to the POODLE exploit, reported by We Live Security back in October.
Microsoft is taking aim at traditional single password systems with the upcoming version of Windows, by including build in two-factor authentication according to ZDNet, which describes the move as "audacious plans to tighten security".
For computer hackers, making the classic first-person shooter Doom play on odd devices is a quest that never ends - but an Australian team may have won the game for good, by running Doom on an ATM.
Users of Windows XP are not upgrading to safer versions of the operating system after the April 8 deadline when Microsoft stopped supporting the aging OS - with a drop of just 2.4% in market share worldwide.
Microsoft rushed out an emergency security fix for Internet Explorer, to fix a flaw which hackers had already exploited - affecting IE versions 6 to 11 on several versions of Windows.
Microsoft announces a zero-day security flaw in many versions of Internet Explorer, the first to hit Windows users since XP support was terminated on April 8, potentially crippling IE on XP systems.
Can't yet upgrade from XP? Recommendations are being made by Gartner and others for staying (relatively) safe.
This patch Tuesday, April 8, 2014, sees the last updates to be released to the public for Windows XP and Office 2003. After today, these programs have reached their End of Life (EOL) status, and will no longer be supported by Microsoft