Microsoft on Friday described its 2019 timeline for when it will start distrusting Secure Hash Algorithm-1 (SHA-1) in supported Windows systems, as well as in the Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 management product.
This week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) described a high-risk security vulnerability (CVE-2019-5736) for organizations using containers that could lead to compromised host systems.
Microsoft on Friday issued an advisory for Windows 10 version 1809 users about possible Visual Studio crashes.
Microsoft plans to slightly alter its Windows servicing lingo and management behavior with its next Windows 10 operating system feature update release, coming this spring.
Microsoft's February "update Tuesday" release was notable for delivering major security updates and architectural changes to all supported Exchange Server products, along with a "zero-day" IE patch.
Microsoft took the rare step of announcing the release of Exchange Server quarterly updates that will include "critical security" fixes, while also changing the architectures of all supported Exchange Server products.
Microsoft's MSIX packaging format has new added support for Windows 10 versions 1803 and 1709, but the support has some limitations.
Microsoft on Monday touted its Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service as being capable of alerting organizations when they are subject to NT LAN Manager (NTLM) relay attacks.
Microsoft has been adding to its Azure Active Directory capabilities in recent weeks.
Microsoft on Wednesday made the case that organizations shouldn't use Internet Explorer as their default browser for every activity.
Microsoft on Monday issued Security Advisory ADV190007 concerning an elevation-of-privilege vulnerability that's present in most Exchange Server versions.
Organizations using Microsoft's tools to manage Windows updates could be missing out on early fixes to problems because of the way Microsoft classifies its updates.
The U.S. National Security Agency issued updated guidance late last month on the various speculative execution side-channel flaws that open up all systems using modern processors to potential attacks.
Microsoft on Monday announced two new partner deals, plus one product acquisition.
Microsoft announced a number of security and compliance improvements that mostly apply to users of its Microsoft 365-licensed products.
The event for organizations and IT pros known as "Domain Name System Flag Day" will kick off on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.
Cisco acknowledged vulnerabilities in two of its small business router products last week that could lead to information disclosures.
The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team this week noted that Exchange Server versions from Exchange Server 2013 on up have a vulnerability that could permit the impersonation of any user, leading to "control of an affected system."
Microsoft plans to change the default Office 365 document-saving behavior and have it default to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business folder locations, starting as early as next month.
Internet Explorer 10 will fall out of support next year for users of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard, Microsoft noted in a Monday announcement.