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  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Release Preview Available for Download

    Today on the Building Windows 8 blog , Microsoft announced the availability of the Windows 8 Release Preview . (Read the press release here .) There are a couple of things to note that are of note to us here in the land of Trustworthy Computing: New Family Safety features and enriched privacy...
  • Blog Post: Excitement About Windows 8 Sneak Peak

    Today, I want to digress a bit from our normal security and cybersecurity topics to talk about yesterday’s sneak peak at Windows 8. I’ve been at Microsoft for eight years now, so I’ve developed a perspective on Microsoft that is a bit different than most people. When I think of Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Weekly Roundup : Sep 23, 2011 : Rustock Botnet Case Goes to the FBI

    Trending Security News The week ended on a high note with news that Microsoft had successfully completed its civil action in the Rustock botnet case and had passed along all of its evidence to the FBI for possible criminal investigation. CNET led the coverage with its Microsoft hands Rustock botnet case...
  • Blog Post: 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...