During the development of Windows 8, each build contained a cryptographic-looking wallpaper that many assumed was a security feature; the truth is much less exciting.
Recent Security Stories
There's no official announcement that I can find, but Microsoft has released a Windows Defender Browser Protection extension for Google Chrome.
Microsoft announced today that its Windows 10 biometric authentication tech will be updated to support FIDO2-compatible security keys.
Continuing a controversial policy, Google on Friday disclosed a major security vulnerability in a Microsoft product before it was fixed.
Microsoft is bringing its intelligence-driven security analytics and protection service to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers migrating to Windows 10.
Over the weekend, Microsoft stepped in to correct an errant Intel security patch that was causing system reliability issues.
Security expert Steve Gibson has done it again. His InSpectre utility can check your PC to see whether it is safe.
AMD CPUs are susceptible to Spectre and the process for fixing AMD processors will be the same as it is with Intel.
Surprise! Microsoft has come out on the other side of Meltdown and Spectre looking vindicated, and on a number of levels.
Intel said that it is "rapidly issuing updates" for its chipsets that will render those systems "immune" from both recently-reported exploits.
Caught in the center of a security vulnerability storm, Intel has done the unthinkable and understated the severity of the problems.
You can now use apps like Microsoft Authenticator or Google Authenticator for two-factor authentication on your Twitter account.
macOS High Sierra gives anyone administrative access to your Mac without a password.
Modern Android phones have been tracking users' location using nearby cell towers without their consent, but Google says the data was never stored on its servers.