Neowin News Feed for: Secure Neowin News Feed for: Secure en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft might replace the HTTPS lock icon in the Edge address bar to avoid confusion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears that Microsoft is exploring the idea of replacing the HTTPS lock icon in the Edge address bar. Google had noted that some people mistakenly think that it indicates a site&#039;s trustworthiness. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 28 Oct 2021 10:22:02 +0000 Tor Project discontinues support for Tor Messenger client <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Tor Project has announced that its XMPP client, Tor Messenger, has been discontinued. The privacy group gave a few reasons for the project&#039;s cessation, as well as advice for existing users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 02 Apr 2018 18:46:02 +0000 Microsoft Edge least secure browser in hacking event as Chrome emerges unscathed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, Microsoft Edge emerged as the least secure browser after being hacked at least five times. On the other hand, Google Chrome arose unscathed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:28:02 +0000 Microsoft: Windows 10 is the 'most secure' version of Windows, touts security enhancements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has touted Windows 10 and Surface devices&#039; security enhancements for enterprise users, claiming its latest operating system to be the &quot;most secure&quot; version of Windows. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:22:02 +0000 Copperhead, F-Droid & Guardian Project start partnership for open, secure mobile ecosystem <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Copperhead, F-Droid &amp; Guardian Project have formed a partnership to develop a mobile ecosystem that is open source and secure. A planned crowdfunder will help them make for-consumer devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:54:01 +0000 Edge will be Microsoft's most secure browser <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is detailing some of the security features that will be coming with the new Edge browser in Windows 10. The company wants to make Edge the fastest, easiest to use and most secure browser. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:01 +0000 Yahoo kicks off the first step in eliminating passwords <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new system called &quot;on demand passwords&quot; is being rolled out courtesy of Yahoo, which enables users to receive a password if, and when they need it, improving security and making logging in easier. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:56:01 +0000 Lavabit, Silent Circle close over governmental pressures <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1317222718unifiedinbox.png" alt="" /></div>Two supposedly secure email services, Silent Email and Lavabit, closed within a matter of hours of each other, with concerns about government pressure over &#039;high-profile&#039; users of the services. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 09 Aug 2013 08:58:31 +0000 Security certificate problems affect <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1588821456bing-blue-textured.png" alt="" /></div>When navigating to the Bing web site through a secure connection, a security certificate error message greets you in most browsers. At present, certificate providers are mostly likely to blame. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Buffone) Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:47:14 +0000 India proposes high-security voice and data network <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As its national dependence upon digital technology develops, India has outlined plans to establish a high-security domestic voice and data network, exclusively for Government communications. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:01:31 +0000 Staying Secure Online: Passwords <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1899555397grey.jpg" alt="" /></div>This article is the first in a series on how to stay secure online. It's a topic I am often asked about and which I am surprised regularly by how little thought it is given... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Spain) Mon, 23 May 2011 12:31:45 +0000 Secure your Windows and Office 2007 installations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/12162242531658068131win.jpg" alt="" /></div>Paul Cooke, Director Windows Client group, today announced at the Windows Blog the beta release of project codename Sundance. The project is released by the Microsoft's Solution Accelerator team and is aimed at configuring and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Mon, 15 Dec 2008 22:27:14 +0000 Aston Secure Desktop v1.9.6 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Aston Secure Desktop is a security build of Aston 1.x branch. It possesses all the features of regular Aston shell, but constrains the ability to alter the admin-defined settings. This restricted version is highly recommended... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 03 Apr 2008 13:46:03 +0000 Microsoft: Vista More Secure Than XP and Open Source <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows Vista was hit by significantly fewer publicly disclosed security flaws in its first year than Windows XP and open source rivals in their first years, according to a report from Microsoft. The report, written... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:51:37 +0000 Microsoft Pushes Secure, Quality Code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is continuing its thrust to help developers write more secure and better quality code. The Redmond, Wash., software company is putting new code analysis features into the next version of its development tools suite,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:33:54 +0000 Privacy has a cost with new Secure Web Browser <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new web browser has hit the market and aims to provide you with the most secure internet experience possible. The e-Capsule Private Browser has been developed by Enterprise Information Security Systems and Technology (EISST)... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:07:30 +0000 Contest winner: Vista more secure than Mac OS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dino Dai Zovi, the New York-based security researcher who took home $10,000 in a highly-publicized MacBook Pro hijack on April 20, has been at the center of a week's worth of controversy about the security... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Tue, 01 May 2007 03:10:21 +0000 How To Set Up A Secure Home Network <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This article will walk you through the fine details of conceiving, installing, and securing a wired and Wi-Fi local-area network. For the purposes of this project, we're envisioning a 600-square foot physical space for four... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 06 Mar 2007 12:45:59 +0000 NSA helped Microsoft make Vista secure <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. agency best known for eavesdropping on telephone calls had a hand in the development of Microsoft's Vista operating system, Microsoft confirmed Tuesday. The National Security Agency (NSA) stepped in to help Microsoft develop... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 10 Jan 2007 13:00:17 +0000 Microsoft: Vista's Secure, Not Perfect <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Last week's disclosure of a zero-day vulnerability in Windows Vista doesn't put a lie to the claim that it's the safest Microsoft operating system so far, a company security manager has said. &quot;The finding of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 29 Dec 2006 17:40:22 +0000 Secure Your PS3 Network Name Now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony promised that users around the world hoping to buy a PS3 could register their online name on launch day, this promise, although kept, has been released a month late, but of course, is very... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Fri, 15 Dec 2006 16:59:06 +0000 Seagate Readies Secure Drive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Early in 2007, Seagate Technology will begin shipping its first widely available hard drives with built-in encryption. The Momentus 5400 FDE.2 (which stands for Full Disk Encryption 2) will include a special encryption chip that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 30 Oct 2006 15:07:21 +0000 Microsoft Finds (Random) Way to Secure Vista <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A security feature used in the open-source world is now helping to harden Windows Vista against buffer overrun exploits. Microsoft has quietly fitted the feature, called ALSR (Address Space Layout Randomization) in Windows Vista Beta... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 31 May 2006 11:08:29 +0000 Secure Password Manager <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Secure Password Manager is a desktop utility that spares you the trouble of filling in your logins, passwords, and other personal data manually. You can automatically fill in password in ANY application (IE, Netscape, Opera,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Howard Thomson) Wed, 19 Apr 2006 22:11:34 +0000 Microsoft Claims Success to Secure Coding <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's program to ensure that developers build secure code is showing early signs of success, according to a senior executive from the company. The Security Development Lifecycle program is one of the results of Microsoft's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 02 Sep 2005 20:00:00 +0000 Macromedia, Speedera Offer Secure Web Video <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Macromedia Inc. and Speedera Networks on Monday launched a secure delivery system for Internet video aimed at boosting pay-per-view video and other online subscription services. Macromedia, a multimedia software maker, said the secure service for... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 18 Apr 2005 09:36:25 +0000 Microsoft logs on to secure corporate IM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft plans to release in December new software designed to secure instant messaging and other communications within big companies. The Redmond, Wash., company said Tuesday that its Live Communications Server 2005 software... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:26:25 +0000 Microsoft to secure IE for XP only. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you're one of about 200 million people using older versions of Windows and you want the latest security enhancements to Internet Explorer, get your credit card ready. Microsoft this week reiterated that it would... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 23 Sep 2004 13:15:35 +0000 Metamail Provides Secure E-Mail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>XML-based system wraps exciting graphics around high levels of spam and virus protection. Your first look at Metamail delivers a new and dramatic level of e-mail eye-candy, but underneath that beautiful exterior... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 23 Jun 2004 12:05:27 +0000 Microsoft eyeing merger of two secure e-mail specs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After submitting its Caller ID e-mail authentication specification to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) earlier this week, Microsoft Corp. is now in detailed discussions to merge the specification with another, called Sender Policy Framework,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 May 2004 19:09:33 +0000 How Secure Is OS X? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>To many Mac users, the recent news report of an Apple OS X security vulnerability seemed like an anomaly. While Windows users are greeted almost weekly with a new virus or worm, OS X users... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 22 Mar 2004 18:59:11 +0000 Trusted Solaris has secure future, Sun says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems Inc. will continue to offer the Trusted Solaris version of its operating system as a separate product, a company official said Tuesday, trying to clear up any confusion that Sun may have caused... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 25 Feb 2004 07:01:51 +0000 Study shows Mac OS X Server among most secure in world <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British cyber security firm mi2g recently announced the results of a study that names Mac OS X one of the most secure online server operating systems in the world, alongside the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD)... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 22 Feb 2004 04:44:51 +0000 Internet Explorer - The most secure browser? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Test Zero. Internet Explorer is now just about the most secure browser available, says Microsoft - because so many security holes have been filled Last week's Internet Explorer patch has made the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 11 Feb 2004 13:28:57 +0000 Scam sites start spoofing secure sites <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Latest cons show increasing sophistication of cyber-criminals Online shoppers are being warned to look out for fraudulent websites dressed up as real businesses following the launch of a police investigation into a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Mon, 15 Dec 2003 09:43:09 +0000 MSN and Network Associates Team Up to Help Secure Broadband <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The MSN&reg; network of Internet services, the world's No. 1 online destination, and Network Associates Inc. (NYSE:NET), the leading provider of intrusion prevention solutions, announced a worldwide relationship today that McAfee&reg; Security's anti-virus and personal... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 17 Oct 2003 10:47:44 +0000 Intel to Tout Secure, Low-Power Chips at Show <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When engineers building the computers of tomorrow convene this week to hear the latest technology from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker will discuss plans to make server chips more secure and ways to boost battery... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 14 Sep 2003 19:42:27 +0000 Big Blue and Adobe to Secure PDFs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IBM is expected to announce a partnership with software maker Adobe Systems to boost security in documents created with Adobe's Acrobat software. Forms and other documents created in the portable document format... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jul 2003 00:00:35 +0000 Self-destruct files to secure DVDs, CDs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If technology firms like Sony and Microsoft have their way, songs and movies will expire after a single play -- unless you pay the copyright holder their due. The technology that makes this... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 17 Jun 2003 14:35:05 +0000 Next-Generation Secure Computing Base Explained <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Learn more about Microsoft's Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB): new security technology for the Microsoft Windows platform. Explore the resources on this page to discover how NGSCB can help create a more trustworthy computing environment.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 06 Jun 2003 12:29:51 +0000