Windows Security: Archive: March 2012 

Flash Adds Silent Security Updates

The latest version of Flash introduces an automated process for installing security updates -- and patches a security flaw demonstrated at Pwn2Own.

Zeus Botnet Servers Seized by Feds

Working with Microsoft, U.S. Marshals raid command-and-control centers in Pennsylvania and Illinois.

Review: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition

Organizations looking for high-performance malware protection without a lot of extra bells and whistles should take a close look at the business edition in ESET's antivirus product line.

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes Critical Bug in Remote Desktop Protocol

This month's update from Redmond includes six security advisories, but a pair of IE zero-day exploits demonstrated at last week's Pwn2Own hacking contest remain unpatched.

Browser Hacking Contests Leave $895,000 in Unclaimed Prize Money

Last-minute zero day exploits poked holes in Chrome and Firefox at CanSecWest, and a teenager won $60,000 -- but the vast majority of Google's prize money was left on table.

Microsoft Announces Plans for March Patch Tuesday

One of the six planned security bulletins addresses a critical vulnerability.

Chrome Hacked at Pwn2Own and Pwnium Contests

Google's browser falls in two separate hacking challenges as researchers probe for zero-day security holes.

Which Browser is Best for Security?

Researchers from Accuvant discussed the results of a browser security comparison study at RSA Conference 2012 -- and the debate rages on.