Next week's Patch Tuesday will feature a fix for a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that came to light at the celebrated Pwn2Own hacking competition.
Microsoft's share alone for the malware was a hefty price while it was still in stealth operations, a security expert says.
Here's a look at some of what's coming with Windows 8 including IPv6 support, lots of hardware from Computex, and an upgrade program from Staples.
Hardware will remain a key to satisfaction in Windows 8.
Existing security certificates are being recalled after the technology was exploited by the Flame malware.
The chief of AT&T Mobility can't wait for Windows 8 tablets to hit the market because they'll fuel demand for Windows phones.
IT management executives biggest worry: Managing a BYOD environment.
Better task-bar control and window mobility will be coming to the Windows 8 Release Preview next month.
Small and midsize businesses that actually use cloud services see them as a way to boost security and save money, according to a survey sponsored by Microsoft.
Microsoft is taking heat from browser rivals about banishing them from some Windows 8 tablets, while other vendors announce platforms for Windows 8.
MIT's Sloan School of Management has embraced virtualized desktops as a way to meet user needs and streamline operations, but the IT staff accepts that finding just the right mix of hardware and software is an ongoing challenge.
Microsoft's web-based email and messaging services to be tightly integrated with Windows 8.
Symantec says stepping-stone attacks exploit business-partner relationships.
If businesses and consumers stuck to security basics, they could have avoided all cases of Conficker worm infection detected on 1.7 million systems by Microsoft researchers in the last half of 2011.
PR campaign underway to clean up computers infected with DNSChanger viruses that divert victims' traffic to sites that can further exploit the machines.