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China faces security risks after Windows XP demise

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 17:17

China is trying to counter possible security risks for state agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for the Windows XP operating system, a government official said here today.

Microsoft updates security features for account holders

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 12:47

Under the new security features, users will soon be able to see a recent activity log through Microsoft's website.

Microsoft raises $8 billion through sale of securities

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 22:28

Technology giant Microsoft has raised about USD 8 billion by selling securities and the proceeds would be utilised for funding acquisitions, among others.

Microsoft warns about rise in computer viruses worldwide

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10:23

Microsoft security has observed that viruses are on a rise for the first time after years of being not in action.

1 in 4 computers do not use updated antivirus software: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 17:06

According to Microsoft’s twice-yearly Security Intelligence Report, without vital protection layer, computers are 5.5 times more likely to be infected with malware.

Microsoft to release an update for IE to fix security issue

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 18:43

Software giant Microsoft will release an update Friday for its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could potentially expose personal computers to hacking attacks.

Microsoft fixing security bug in Internet Explorer

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 11:02

Microsoft is releasing an update to its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could expose personal computers to hacking attacks.

Conficker worm a continuing threat: Microsoft

Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 21:20

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 12 (SIRv12) also revealed the worm continues to spread because of weak or stolen passwords and vulnerabilities for which a security update exists.