Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 45 vulnerabilities, one being an active zero-day bug used to spread the Dridex banking Trojan.
On the first day of Pwn2Own 2017 hackers poked holes in Adobe Reader, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, and Ubuntu Linux.
Microsoft followed Google’s lead and said it will soon block Flash Player by default in the Edge browser.
Microsoft confirmed Feb. 14, 2017 is the cutoff date for SHA-1 support in its Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers.
Microsoft said that with the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer, its IE and Edge browsers would no longer display the lock icon for websites using SHA-1 signed certificates.
Microsoft announced it has added HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7, in addition to its native inclusion in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.