It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for May 2013 will be published in the coming week.
Paul Ducklin points out what to prepare for...
The recent and widely reported US Dept of Labor website hack turned out to be a zero-day exploit against IE.
Good news! Microsoft just published an emergency "Fix it" patch against the vulnerability...
To some of us, two-factor authentication (2FA) is a welcome aspect of online security; to others, token or SMS-based login codes are just extra online hassle we'd rather do without.
Duck and Chet help you evaluate the risks and rewards of 2FA in this enjoyable quarter-hour podcast.
Microsoft has advised all users of Windows 7 who installed a security update to uninstall it, after some customers found their computers would not restart or applications would not load.
We've written recently about Apple and Automattic starting to offer two-factor authentication (2FA) for online accounts.
Word on the street says that Microsoft will soon be doing the two-step, too...
On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will terminate Extended Support for Windows XP.
That means no more security updates. Be prepared and upgrade now.
Microsoft has issued its usual advance notification for the coming week's Patch Tuesday.
If you use Windows you're probably affected, and you'll probably need to reboot all your PCs and most of your servers...
Spanish open source association Hispalinux, reports Reuters, has officially complained to the European Commission about the Windows 8 Secure Boot system.
Paul Ducklin gets quizzical about what happens next...
Microsoft's March 2013 Patch Tuesday is out.
There are seven bulletins this month, dealing with twenty documented vulnerabilities.
Paul Ducklin helps you choose where to start...
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.
When we think of secure programs we think about things like buffer overflows, null pointer dereferences and other technical jargon. Adam Shostack of Microsoft explained the importance of designing usable interfaces to help users make smart security decisions at last week's BSides conference in Vancouver Canada.
A cybercriminal attack uses the fear of vulnerabilities and malware infection to trick users into unwittingly compromising their Windows computers.
"OK, Microsoft... no more Mr. Nice Guy," the European Commission said to the company that just can't seem to figure out how to give PC users a browser choice.
Have your joined thousands of others, and become a loyal listener to the "Chet Chat" yet?
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast, Sophos Security Chet Chat 103, discussing a range of recent and newsworthy topics from the world of computer security.
Microsoft joins Facebook and Apple in the list of big companies who have suffered at the hands of malware-bearing hackers.
Patch Tuesday is approaching, and for users of Microsoft's software it's going to be a monster.
Make sure that you patch Internet Explorer as soon as possible.