U.S. government security agencies on Thursday issued a joint advisory (PDF) regarding five software security vulnerabilities that are currently getting exploited by the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR).
The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Thursday announced sanctions on Russia for its cyberactivities, along with six organizations for enabling it, including the well-known security solutions firm Positive Technologies.
Microsoft plans to stop trusting Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) certificates next month for "all major Microsoft processes and services," according to a Wednesday announcement.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has deleted Webshells on Hafnium-compromised Exchange Server installations across the country, and is now sending notices to victim organizations, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Microsoft released security updates for 114 common vulnerabilities and exposures in its software products, while also publishing a supplementary note urging organizations to apply the new April Exchange Server "Critical" patches "as soon as possible."
Microsoft has commercially released its Data Loss Prevention Alerts Dashboard, which is used for viewing data loss prevention (DLP) policy violations in organizations, per a Monday announcement.
Microsoft soon will let IT pros apply updates to installed Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio 2019 products using so-called "administrator updates," according to a Thursday announcement.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that a 64-bit OneDrive storage service sync client at the preview stage is now available for Windows 10 systems with x64-based processors.
Microsoft is advancing its Azure Space efforts by starting to add Azure Orbital "ground station as a service" units to its datacenters, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Microsoft is experimenting with two-phase liquid immersion cooling tanks, used to run datacenter workloads.
Microsoft this week announced the commercial release of an Azure Active Directory "staged rollout" feature for IT pros.
Microsoft on Monday announced a preview release of Azure Active Directory Verifiable Credentials, a service that is part of its overall decentralized identity efforts.
Microsoft announced last week that the ability to use Azure Monitor to monitor Windows Virtual Desktop environments is now at the "general availability" commercial-release stage.
Microsoft now plans to fully reopen its Redmond, Wash.-based campus headquarters on Sept. 7, according to a press account.
Organizations licensing Microsoft 365 services can easily succumb to cost pitfalls, according to a Thursday talk by the Directions on Microsoft consultancy.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that its work on the U.S. Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), based on the Microsoft HoloLens mixed-reality headset technology and Microsoft Azure services, has now moved from the prototype stage to the field deployment stage.
Microsoft on Wednesday described SharePoint Online capabilities arriving as early as April for Microsoft 365 subscribers that opt to get "targeted release" feature updates.
Microsoft last week announced that its open source Identity Overlay Network (ION) decentralized identifier (DID) solution has advanced to version 1.
Microsoft last week announced the release of two PowerShell modules that aim to make it easier to invoke scripted processes that require so-called "secrets" or passcodes to work.
IT pros are getting a modest bump-up in oversight capabilities with the Azure Active Directory improvements that were announced this month.