Microsoft clearly wants everyone to shake off the dog days of summer and pay attention to patching.
The Black Hat conference is underway at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and the "business" part of the conference is bustling.
Microsoft has released version 5.0 of its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), a free utility that uses a number of security mitigation techniques to prevent the successful exploitation of vulnerabilities in various software.
Bromium Labs analyzed public vulnerabilities and exploits from the first six months of 2014.
For all the repeated advice to use different, complex password for each online account, users are still opting for easy-to-guess, short ones and use them repeatedly across many websites and online services.