Microsoft’s Malicious Software Removal Tool Top 25 Threats Removed

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Microsoft’s Malicious Software Removal Tool is on the frontlines of the malware battle, so what threats is it removing? Get actual numbers in the Top 25 Threats Removed By MSRT section.

Microsoft Security Updates for December, 2005

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Bulletin Summary: Critical Bulletins: MS05-054 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (905915) Important Bulletins: MS05-055 – Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (908523) Re-Released Bulletins:  MS05-050 – Vulnerability in DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (904706)

Firms count the cost of security threats

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Security threats soared during 2005, along with the risk of financial losses, but a new report shows that companies still aren’t heeding the warnings. According to the State of Information Security 2005 report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CIO Magazine, not only are security-related events up 22.4 percent on last year’s figures, but the number of organisations […]

New SSL certificates coming

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Security companies and browser makers are working together this week to design “high assurance” SSL certificates in an effort to reduce phishing and build online trust. The proposed certificates will be for highly verified sites, where the applicant must show that it is a registered business with rights to use the domain in question, according […]

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