Patches: Archive: February 2010 

Windows 7 Anti-Piracy Update Available

Microsoft's update to its anti-piracy tool is now available via Windows Update, the company has confirmed.

Mozilla Improves Browser Security with Firefox Patches

Mozilla offers Firefox 3.0.18 and 3.5.8 patches for a trio of critical security vulnerabilities that Mozilla fixed a month ago for Firefox 3.6 users.

Microsoft Says Rootkit Causes XP 'Blue Screens'

After a week-long investigation, Microsoft bug sleuths claim they've hunted down the cause of multiple reboots and crashes inflicted on Windows XP users.

Microsoft Fights Malware with Anti-Piracy Update

According to Microsoft, users running pirated copies of its software are at much higher risk of encountering all kinds of malware attacks than users with legitimate copies.

Microsoft Issues 26 Bug Fixes for February

In this month’s Patch Tuesday, software giant Microsoft releases one of the largest bundles of security fixes ever, but not one for the latest zero-day.

Microsoft's 'Reliability Update' Is Not So Reliable

One of several non-security updates is causing system crashes for some Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 users. What does Microsoft have for a solution?

Microsoft Warns Users of Black Hat Zero-Day

Microsoft warns users to protect themselves from a zero-day bug in Internet Explorer (IE) after it was disclosed Wednesday at the Black Hat hacking and security conference.

13 Bug Fixes Coming on Patch Tuesday