December 2, 2016

Microsoft Has Released Version 2 of Security Essentials (MSE)

Microsoft has released version 2 of Security Essentials (MSE), its anti-malware and virus protection software for Windows.

According to Microsoft website, Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free download from Microsoft that is simple to install and easy to use.

Microsoft Security Essentials 2 is available to download for Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Microsoft has also released the 2010 edition of its Forefront Endpoint Protection solution for corporate customers.

Microsoft has released version 2 of Security Essentials (MSE), its anti-malware and virus protection software for Windows.

According to Microsoft website, Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free download from Microsoft that is simple to install and easy to use.

Microsoft Security Essentials 2 is available to download for Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Microsoft has also released the 2010 edition of its Forefront Endpoint Protection solution for corporate customers.

Security updates for PostgreSQL

A flaw in all versions of PostgreSQL since 7.4 allows users to modify functions written in a procedural language such as Perl or Tcl at run-time. Corrected binaries and source code packages for PostgreSQL 9.0.1 became available at the project’s web site earlier today.

Read the full article here.

Source:[TheHSecurity]

Firefox 4 to Include HTTP Strict Transport Security Support

In an effort to help mitigate man-in-the-middle attacks that make normal HTTP connections look like secured HTTPS sessions, Mozilla is adding support in Firefox 4 for a new technology called HTTP Strict Transport Security that enables site operators to tell browsers to always request an HTTPS session on future visits.

The technology, which is also known as ForceTLS, is currently an IETF draft specification and Mozilla officials say it should give users more confidence in HTTPS connections over time.

Read the full article here.

Source:[Threatpost]

Network Box Whitepaper: Guide to Cloud Security

Cloud computing offer some great opportunities in security, particularly in email and web security. It has huge impacts in the cost of business operation and IT infrastructure.

However, it is important to remember that it is difficult to provide complete network security purely from the cloud. Network Box has released a short whitepaper to guide users and professionals in cloud security.

Download Network Box: Guide to Cloud Security here.