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Microsoft will offer free Windows 7 support for election officials through 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 hours ago

The move is the latest step by Microsoft and other powerful tech companies to offer free or discounted services in support of election security.

Microsoft patches two critical vulnerabilities comparable to BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Like BlueKeep and the bug involved in WannaCry, the new vulnerabilities are "wormable."

How offense and defense came together to plug a hole in a popular Microsoft program

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A vulnerability in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services prompted close collaboration between an offensive and defensive security expert.

From exploits to honeypots: How the security community is preparing for BlueKeep’s moment of truth

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

“Every CISO right now should have a plan already written down to deal with BlueKeep once the exploit starts surfacing."

After remote-code test, DHS sounds the alarm on BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Microsoft and the NSA already have sounded the alarm. DHS said it was able to use BlueKeep to execute remote code on a computer running Microsoft Windows 2000.

Microsoft rushes Windows patch disabling Intel’s Spectre fixes due to instability

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Social media is filled with reports of problems and time lost to the buggy patches.

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