Posts Tagged ‘Malware’

Improved Malware Protection in Windows 8

Microsoft has recently explained enhancements to mitigation features that help protect Windows 8 users against exploits used by malware. Continue reading

White Paper: Malware Research & Response at Microsoft

Microsoft has released a document titled Malware Research and Response at Microsoft and it’s available for download at the Microsoft Download Centre. This document is for informational purposes only. Continue reading

You can submit malware and suspicious files to Microsoft for analysis

Depending on the malware or spyware behavior, you may experience a variety of symptoms, or no obvious symptoms at all. Some threats have ways to hide themselves in the computer, while others display messages or pictures that may indicate their presence. If you suspect a file contains malware or potentially unwanted software, you can send it to Microsoft for analysis. Continue reading

Updated: Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide for Malware Response from Microsoft

The new Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Malware Response is now live. Continue reading

Microsoft warns of Office-related malware, Office users advised to install Fix

Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center issued a warning this week that it has spotted malicious code on the Internet that can take advantage of a flaw in Word and infect Continue reading

Download: ‘Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide’ for Malware Response Beta Now Available from Microsoft

Microsoft has just released Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Malware Response. Continue reading

Microsoft Security Essentials Receives AV-Test Certificate

Anti-virus research and data security organization AV-Test recently spent three months testing 19 security products in the areas of protection, repair and usability. On Monday, August 16th they released the test results, and once again Microsoft  Continue reading

Microsoft Security Essentials Earns August VB100 certification

VB100 award is a public test conducted by Virus Bulletin, a highly reputable testing organization in the industry, designed to measure the detection effectiveness and quality of antivirus (AV) products. The most important validation of AV quality comes from independent certification organizations like Virus Bulletin. Continue reading

Dell warns of malware on server motherboards

Dell is apparently warning customers that “a small number” of its PowerEdge R410 server motherboards may contain malicious software.

“The potential issue involves a small number of  Continue reading