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Microsoft security--you've come a long way, baby

Microsoft products are much more secure than they were 10 years ago, security experts say.

By January 12, 2012


In their words: Experts weigh in on Mac vs. PC security

CNET asks a host of security experts which of the major operating-system platforms is more secure for consumers. Here's what they have to say.

By February 1, 2010


Snow Leopard could level security playing field

Security researchers say Apple's new Mac OS X security enhancements could give Mac users something to really brag about.

By August 27, 2009


Single misplaced '&' caused latest IE exploit

Microsoft blog admits extra ampersand led to security bug exploited by hackers since early July.

By July 29, 2009


Secure software? Experts say it's no longer a pipedream

Hurdles still exist, but on the eve of a big security conference, industry execs say the prospect of vulnerability-free software may not be that far away.

By April 20, 2009


Stop blaming Microsoft for cybersecurity woes

Casting the blame for Internet security problems solely on Microsoft is unproductive and unjustified.

By December 9, 2008


Microsoft's urgent security update: What it means

Jon Oltsik recommends that network administrators treat Microsoft's newest patch with urgency, but says the out-of-cycle release bodes well for the company's security efforts.

By October 23, 2008


Microsoft betting on secure development metamorphosis

Redmond has found secure development skills in a number of partners, including a small Massachusetts company named Security Innovation.

By October 14, 2008


Microsoft Blue Hat starts on Thursday

Dan Kaminsky and others will make presentations to Microsoft employees at the company's eighth Blue Hat security conference.

By October 15, 2008


Microsoft becomes high priest of secure software development

The company, which has undergone a security development rebirth over the past six years, offers free tools to help outside developers build more secure software.

By September 16, 2008