Windows Security: Archive: November 2012 

Microsoft Security Essentials Flunks AV-TEST Certification

The software successfully protected against only 64 percent of zero-day malware attacks.

Microsoft Gives Windows 8 Away for Free by Mistake

Give the company an e-mail address, and they'll send you a valid product key.

Microsoft Updates Windows 8 in November Patch Tuesday Release

While Windows 8 raises the bar on Windows security, it's not immune from Microsoft's monthly patch cycle.