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Siemens patches critical SCADA flaws likely exploited in recent attacks

The vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to extract files from WinCC SCADA servers and execute arbitrary code on them

Critical XSS flaws patched in WordPress and popular plug-in

The vulnerabilities could allow attackers to create administrator accounts and take control of websites


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Microsoft Patches Kerberos Vulnerability With Emergency Update

Microsoft released an out-of-band patch on Tuesday, addressing a vulnerability in Kerberos KBC, a component that handles authentication on local networks. The patch was supposed to have been released earlier this month, but Microsoft...

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Microsoft Releases Emergency Patch to Stymie Windows Server Attacks

Microsoft today released an "out-of-band" security update to patch a vulnerability in all versions of its Windows Server software

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Microsoft: 'Nobody Loves Developers More Than Us'

At this week's TopCoder Open, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Matt Thompson made his pitch for the newer, gentler, more open Microsoft to the startups and independent developers in attendance.

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How to Set Up 802.1X Client Settings in Windows

802.1X provides security for wired and Wi-Fi networks

Microsoft's Defense of OneDrive Changes Fails to Silence Critics

Microsoft's explanation of why it discarded an advanced feature in OneDrive on Windows 10 failed to curb angry users' criticism.

Sonatype aims to help developers reduce risk from open-source components

The Sonatype Component Lifecycle Management 2.0 tracks vulnerable third-party components used in software

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Microsoft updates Windows 10, gets an earful from users about OneDrive changes

Microsoft yesterday rolled out the next update to its Windows 10 Technical Preview, but an alteration to how OneDrive, the company's cloud-based storage service, synchronizes files got a big thumbs down from users

New Win 10 TP build brings touchpad gestures, OneDrive improvements, crash fixes

Build 9879 is the third for the new OS and the last for what's left of this year

Microsoft fixes critical crypto flaw, strenghtens encryption for older systems

A vulnerability in the Microsoft SChannel component could expose servers to remote code execution attacks

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Microsoft Fixes Severe 19 Year-Old Windows Bug Found in Everything Since Windows 95

With help from IBM, Microsoft has patched a critical vulnerability that flew under the radar since the launch of Windows 95.

Adobe fixes eighteen vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Fifteen of them are critical and can result in remote code execution

Microsoft Releases 14 Patches for Windows Security Problems

It's the largest number of patches issued in a single day so far in 2013 and 2014

Microsoft Updates EMET Security Tool to Solve Compatibility Issues, Harden Exploit Mitigations

EMET 5.1 fixes incompatibilities detected between certain mitigations and popular software programs

Spec Showdown: Lumia 535 Edges Moto E With More Storage, Front Camera

The Microsoft and Motorola smartphones are powered by the same processor, and cost about the same

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Say Hi to Windows 8.2 — er, 10

After some weeks of playing with Windows 10, I can say it’s definitely the desktop operating system Microsoft needed to release — in 2012.

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Drastic Price Cuts May Damage PC Industry, Jeopardize Microsoft's Hopes for Windows 10

Windows PC makers slashed prices to historically low levels in the U.S. during the last three weeks of October, damaging the consumer business just as Microsoft tries to push Windows 10 as its salvation, a retail analyst said.

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Windows 10 Start Menu Secrets Every Desktop Pro Should Know

We dig deep into the Windows Technical Preview Start menu to fine-tune it so that you don’t have to

Microsoft's First Lumia Coming Tuesday, Likely to be New Low-End Smartphone

The announcement comes two weeks after the company said its switching to Microsoft Lumia

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