Windows Security: Archive: January 2010 

Microsoft Warns About 17-Year-Old Windows Bug

Who's at risk from virtual DOS vulnerability?

ActiveTrak Targets the Enterprise

The theft recovery and data protection company with a near perfect record will soon add a new offering for enterprise customers.

Microsoft Ships Patch for Chinese Google Hack

But will a quick patch keep worried users from jumping ship?

Apple Intros 2010's First Mac OS Security Update

Mac users get Flash, audio, and printing updates for some very serious security issues.

Verizon, McAfee Bolster Online Security

Companies boost online security by offering upgraded security suite for 9 million FiOS Internet and high-speed broadband customers.

Oracle Patches Two Dozen Flaws

First Oracle critical patch update of the year shows that databases are still very much at risk in 2010, though more so on Windows than on Linux.

Patch Tuesday: One 'Critical' Fix and an Adobe Flash Warning

Microsoft shuts down one significant vulnerability in Windows 2000 SP4, while raising the flag on another old flaw -- this time, in Adobe Flash 6.

Windows Will Become the Most Secure OS in History

Mike Elgan throws his hat in the ring with "20 Bad Tech Predictions for 2010."

One Bug Fix Coming on Patch Tuesday

Tuesday's single patch is rated critical for Windows security--the highest level of Microsoft's four-tier security threat severity scale--only for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4).

Is First Service Pack for Windows 7 Pending?

Blogger spots signs SP1 may be coming soon.