Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade collaborate through a multimillion-dollar agreement to bring to the market enhanced cyberdefense solutions, which should help clients better respond to cyber threats.
With all of the consternation over Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election, it is not a good time to be a Russia-based security software company that must answer to the Russian government.
Following Kaspersky's anti-trust complaint against Microsoft, the Redmond giant has promised to make major changes to Windows 10 security; mainly regarding how the OS handles third-party AV software.
Hackers who breached the network's security defenses have already leaked two episodes of its shows, along with a purported script for a new Game of Thrones episode, saying that more is "coming soon".
Cyber security software maker Avast has acquired Piriform, the developer of CCleaner, a popular system-cleaning program. The company will continue to offer the tool as a standalone product.
IBM introduces the Z Mainframe, a breakthrough in data protection technology designed to safeguard online transactions and sensitive data from the epidemic of cyber attacks and data breaches.
In response to a new cyber-security law, Apple is set to begin operating a new data centre in China. It'll be Apple's first data centre in the country but it said there won't be any backdoors.
Following the G20 summit, President Trump has revealed on Twitter that he talked to Russian President Vladimir Putin about creating an "impenetrable Cyber Security unit."
India's chief of cybersecurity has revealed that the country's government is pushing for Microsoft to offer a one-time discount on Windows 10 for users to upgrade from less secure versions of the OS.
Following the recent Petya ransomware attack, Microsoft has detailed the extent and functioning of the outbreak, recovery options for infected machines, and the multi-layered defense in Windows 10.
Police said the two men are believed to be part of a larger group that was allegedly attempting to gain unauthorized access to Microsoft's systems, in order to steal data about its customers.
Microsoft has announced its planned acquisition of Hexadite, integrating its automatic incident detection, investigation and remediation solutions into Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.
Microsoft has shared a few of the methods employed to ensure the security of the data it handles. It was also quick to point out its efforts at transparency in the benefit of the end user.
Microsoft has expanded its line-up of cybercrime-fighting facilities with the opening of a Mexico City-based Cybersecurity Engagement Center, joining its existing complexes in India, the US, and Asia.
In a recent report by ESET, it was found that Android ransomware attacks have grown significantly in just a year. 'Police' ransomware has been found to be effective in scaring victims into paying up.
A malware operator named Sergey Vovnenko was recently sentenced to 41 months in prison after managing a malware botnet that was able to infect computers, whose data were stolen and sold online.
Russian antivirus and cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has announced the availability of KasperskyOS, its secure offering for the Internet of Things, network devices, industrial control systems and more.
From Nokia nostalgia and gaming galore, to Patch Tuesday problems, mobile unlimited, Brexit price hikes, Android updates, and the Pocket PC, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Thousands of British teenagers are to be given cyber security training with the aim of tackling the 200 daily cyber attacks against the government. The course includes work experience opportunities.
An investigation into an Acer data breach last year found that the company's website "contained numerous vulnerabilities" and that sensitive customer data was "not protected for almost a full year".
As the number of attempted cyberattacks has risen from 20,000 to around 700,000 a week in the last three years, Microsoft is spending huge sums on its cybersecurity efforts - and plans to spend more.
A new ransomware called 'Koolova' has recently been discovered. Unlike others, it will provide the decryption key for free if the victim reads two articles about security and staying safe online.
A group of researchers have created a piece of code that has the ability to turn headphones into microphones, which in concept will make it possible for hackers to listen in and spy on people.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
Russia has arrested a ring of 50 hackers for stealing over 1.7bn rubles ($25 million) by spreading malware which allowed them to access users' PCs and steal their bank information.
A new report released by the Government Accountability Office says the SACCS - the command system used to operate the US nuclear arsenal - is running on an 8-inch floppy disk system from the 1970s.
The FBI has joined the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in voicing concerns about the cybersecurity of connected vehicles, as they continue to increase in popularity.
An ex-executive of global finance and investment company Western Asset has been charged with illegally accessing his previous employer's email 100 times after leaving the company.
The U.S. and China are secretly negotiating what may be the world's first arms deal for cyberspace, establishing a formal ceasefire so that neither country can cripple the other during peacetime.
Microsoft has signed a landmark agreement with NATO to address the rising need of protection against cybersecurity threats for governments throughout the world.
China has dropped some of the big companies from its list of approved technology providers for use in government departments to reduce dependence on American technology.
The Chinese government wants foreign technology companies operating inside its borders to hand over their software's source code and use only state-approved encryption algorithms.
Microsoft praises new efforts by the US government to improve cyber security but offers little in the way of guidance considering its opinion of the revised CISPA bill.
In a new report that looks at the state of cybersecurity in the world, Microsoft says that the number of Internet users worldwide will double to about four billion in 2020.
PIPA co-author Patrick Leahy has apparently rewritten an amendment previously meant to protect email privacy to make warrantless access easier, then disowned the amendment via Twitter.
Former BFFs Anonymous and WikiLeaks are breaking up over an election themed paywall, and Anonymous says they'll no longer support WikiLeaks or Julian Assange because of their 'filthy and rotten' ways.
The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that webmail services like Outlook and Gmail aren't protected by existing digital privacy laws because they don't conform to laws written in the 1980s.
Neuron, a member of Lulzsec, faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to hacking into Sony Pictures' website and making off with private information on thousands of people.
We all know 'em, and we all hate 'em: viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, and malware of any kind. From their origins in science fiction to Flame, Trivia Tuesday delves into your security nightmares.
A bipartisan coalition of US Representatives is demanding answers about the lack of transparency regarding dubious copyright claims and the possibly illegal seizure of several domain names.