Latest Windows Update Stories

Malware Vulnerabilities Found In Microsoft's Malware Protection Engine
2014-06-18 14:58:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Microsoft confirmed that there was a vulnerability located in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine, which makes up of the core of several Microsoft security programs for desktops and servers, including Microsoft Forefront Client Security, Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection, the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Intune Endpoint Protection and Windows Defender....

Internet Explorer Security Flaw Patched By Microsoft, Includes XP
2014-05-02 12:38:53

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft issued a fix on Thursday to address a security flaw that left Internet Explorer vulnerable to attack. The fix has been made available as part of the software giant's Automatic Update. The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning about Internet Explorer when a zero-day exploit in the Microsoft browser was discovered last weekend. The warning advised Internet users to use other browsers until Microsoft was able to...

2013-08-05 23:03:32

Boston-based Boost Software recently took home the silver trophy for Best New Company at the Best in Biz 2013 International Awards. Why did the young software company do so well—and how does that reflect on flagship product PC HealthBoost? Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 PC Health Boost’s parent company, Boost Software, hit another milestone this summer when it took home an award from the Best in Biz 2013 International Awards. The awards, presented to competitors from 25 different...

Security Patches Released By Microsoft And Adobe
2013-07-10 05:34:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Adobe released new security fixes for its Flash and Shockwave media players on Tuesday, while Microsoft rolled out seven patch bundles in its July update addressing some 34 vulnerabilities in Windows and other software. The Microsoft patch addresses six critical issues for all versions of Windows, along with vulnerabilities in Visual Studio, Office, Lync and others, the company said in its security bulletin for July. The...

Flash Update for Windows 8 Coming Soon
2012-09-12 16:18:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though October 26th is several weeks away, many have already begun to use Windows 8, Microsoft´s latest desktop and tablet operating system, ahead of its official public release. As is always the case in the techno-sphere, early adopters, though often respected by their peers, are also usually the group to bear the burden of bugs and glitches. For instance, when Microsoft built Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 8, they...

Microsoft Attempts To Douse Flame Malware
2012-06-15 12:44:49

John Neumann for redOrbit.com The malware, called Flame, a highly complex malicious tool that has actively targeted computers in the Middle East, was forced to self-terminate almost completely without a trace, and was in fact discovered only after UN´s telecoms arm reached out to security firms to get help with identifying a virus stealing data from many Middle Eastern computers last month. The Flame malware, which was recently discovered infecting computers in Iran and other...

2012-03-29 06:39:25

Microsoft is preparing an update for its gesture-base interface control Kinect for Windows sometime in May. The update for its Kinect for Windows controller will extend integration between the operating system and motion control interface. Kinect for Windows differs from the Xbox 360 controller in that it works at a closer distance.  The Xbox 360 controller works when users are standing at a distance away from the sensors. The Kinect for Windows has the ability to work at...

Automatic Browser Updates Coming For IE Users
2011-12-16 11:30:24

After years of complaints about Microsoft´s internet browser never getting updated, the software giant from Redmond has announced that Internet Explorer (IE) will be quietly updated via auto-updates. This will allow software-phobic computer users to join the rest of the internet with its security updates and advanced features, reports Gavin Clarke for The Register. “Everyone benefits from an up-to-date browser,” Ryan Gavin, general manager of Internet Explorer business and...

2011-12-13 14:00:00

EminentWareâs latest product release now supports Remote SQL and offers other new features that extend and enhance the power of Microsoft WSUS and Microsoft SCCM. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 EminentWare, a leading provider of add-on solutions for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), today announced a new version of the EminentWare Extension Pack, version 1.7 SP1. The EminentWare Extension Pack...

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