Microsoft's Secured-core PC initiative is a partnership with OEM partners (including HP and Dell), silicon vendors (such as Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm) to provide deeply integrated hardware, firmware and software that can withstand firmware-based attacks.
Microsoft has pushed out an emergency patch for a critical remote code execution bug in Internet Explorer that has been exploited.
Microsoft has fixed two new remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in Windows that are similar to the BlueKeep bug and could be exploited by a worm.
Zero day vulnerabilities exploited in the wild is never good news, but if the user's machine is running the latest version of the operating system, the chances are good that the attack won't be successful against that machine, according to a Microsoft security engineer.
There has been a lot of discussion about protecting voting systems so that ballots can’t be changed or manipulated over the past two years, but the attacks Microsoft warned about are not related to the voting process.