Patch Tuesday is bringing seven security fixes, with Microsoft deeming four of them "drop-everything-and-fix-this-now" critical in Windows, IE, Silverlight, Office and Microsoft Server.
Interested in the buzz around the Mayan calendar ceasing to increment after December 21st, 2012? Don't go looking for presentations about the topic, you might be in for a nasty surprise.
A malware researcher finds herself in company with First Lady Michelle Obama and science fiction author Neil Gaiman: booted from the web by hard-headed copyright protection algorithms.
Technology is helping anti-virus researchers detect malicious Microsoft Office files, by examining if they fail to conform to the OLE2 file format specification.
SophosLabs experts present research describing how heuristics can help anti-virus products discern between benign and malicious OLE2 files.
Security patches for Windows and PowerPoint, but if you're a user of older versions of Microsoft Office for Mac you're left unprotected.
Users of the new Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 should install an important security update, or risk being exposed to an attack by malicious hackers.
Microsoft issues patches for a series of vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint that could allow hackers to run malicious code on computers. But there's still no patch for an Internet Explorer zero-day exploit.
On Thursday, February 4th, Vikas Malhotra of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Team blogged about the introduction of Data Execution Prevention (DEP) to Microsoft Office 2010. For those of you not familiar with DEP it is a technology that marks which of Read more…