Microsoft confirms a critical update for the presentation software will be released on 12 May. Jon Wilcox reports.

Microsoft's traditional "patch Tuesday" security update for April this week tackled the zero-day vulnerability in Excel that has been targeted by variants of the

Critical security announcements and previously undiscovered "zero-day" vulnerabilities are routine in the current computing environment, but the announcement of a flaw in Adobe's Acrobat Reader pro


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If something sounds too good to be true, it probably isn't. So think twice if you are ever tempted to download a free copy of Norton Anti-Virus from the internet.

Microsoft's "Patch Tuesdays" are unlikely to be the same from October, when the company will shift to a more consultative approach with third party vendors to its regular security update process.

information technology and securityInformation security can be a testing subject even for those who are experienced in managing

To celebrate Information Security Week, the organisers of the Infosec event in London this week have launched a permanent website for the industry called

With access to brodband internet connections now widespread, the UK's business community has grown up in its attitude to information security, according to the biennial BERR/PricewaterhouseCoopers

Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program has become a primary target for hacking attacks, according to security experts recently interviewed by Redmond magazine. John Stokdyk reports.