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Anti-virus Software is Dead…Really?

Yesterday we released the latest volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report. Among the ~800 pages of new threat intelligence is a new study that attempts to quantify the benefit of running up-to-date anti-virus (AV) software.  The study leveraged data from over a billion systems worldwide and it turns out that systems that do not have...

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Important Advancements Toward a Safer, More Trusted Internet

Today we see many authors of malicious software going to great lengths to distribute their wares. Some attackers invest significant resources to find victims and avoid detection by antimalware products. They also vary their attacks – they experiment with not only exploiting software vulnerabilities but also attempt pure social-engineering approaches. To counter this, it is important...

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Weekly Roundup : Dec 30, 2011 : Taking a Look Back at Some of the Year’s Top Security Stories

Trending Security News In August we started posting the Weekly Roundup to share trending security news from many viewpoints. Week by week the flow of news provides insights into the ever growing challenges faced in the global efforts to secure cyberspace, as well as the progress made and security guidance as well as new and...

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