Microsoft released a slew of fixes for Internet Explorer, Excel, and ActiveX — mostly for threats that are more possibilities than reality.
Excel gets the most patches, but there are critical updates to Adobe and Apple products, too. For a list of the most-recent Microsoft June security updates, check out the MS security summary.
From the e-mail received after May’s Patch Tuesday, it’s obvious that Windows Mail is still extremely popular with Windows 7 users.
So I’m revisiting the patch described in Microsoft Support article MS10-031 and giving more details on exactly how to get the Mail you want on Windows 7.
Trying to consume less energy in a home office by putting workstations to sleep automatically seemed like the right thing to do.
But when two Windows 7 PCs developed insomnia, returning them to a greener state let me discover some interesting tricks and tips.
For anyone using a Microsoft e-mail client, checking e-mail while at the coffee bar could be hazardous to your PC.
The familiar remote-code execution threat behind so many of the recent hacker attacks now targets users of Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Live Mail.
If you thought your Java was fully brewed with last week’s patch, guess again.
After two security researchers revealed a new vulnerability in Oracle’s Java app, the company quickly sent out a surprise update.
Digitally signed software is a system designed to build trust in the applications you install on a PC.
Most of us don’t think twice about installing digitally signed software, but we should — now that malware has made this system less trustworthy.
Your office PC is miles away, when suddenly you realize you forgot that all-important file — what to do?
Luckily, there are free tools (including one possibly residing in Windows) that give you remote access — or even full-scale remote control — of your PC, as if you were sitting right in front of it.
It’s no April Fool joke: Microsoft released an emergency Internet Explorer patch to plug holes in its beleaguered browser.
This is a patch you’ll want to apply as soon as you can.
Microsoft’s support for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and the orginal version of Vista is ending soon.
If you haven’t upgraded to Windows XP SP3 or Vista SP1 or SP2, now is the time to do so.
One of the top draws at CanSecWest, the highly regarded Canadian security conference, is the break-the-browser contest known as Pwn2Own.
So can it be coincidence that Apple, Google, and Mozilla updated their browsers just days before the contest?