RAMBleed Side-Channel Attack Method Disclosed by Researchers

Academic researchers this week published information about another side-channel attack method, called "RAMBleed," that can expose information from memory chips, including encryption key information.


Windows 10 Preview Build 18917 Shows Off New Linux Integration

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 "fast-ring" preview release is showcasing a coming Delivery Optimization enhancement, along with the ability to try the newly emerged Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2.

Microsoft 365 Business Tenants Getting Conditional Access and Trouble-Ticket Features

Microsoft added its conditional access security service to Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions, according to a Wednesday announcement, and it also added new trouble-ticket features for Microsoft 365 administrators.

Microsoft Delivers Hefty June Security Patch Bundle

Microsoft has released its monthly bunch of security patches for June, addressing 88 common vulnerabilities and disclosures (CVEs).

Microsoft Announces Wave 2 Plans for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform

Microsoft used the occasion of its Business Applications Summit on Monday to announce its "Wave 2" product release plans for its Dynamics 365 enterprise resource planning solutions, as well as its Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps and Flow).

Microsoft Outlines How To Set Up Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft experts recently showed how to set up the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service, which is currently available at the preview stage.

Office Configurations Can Now Be Saved to Microsoft's Cloud

Microsoft recently added an improvement to its Office Customization Tool for Office 365 users that lets IT pros save configuration files in Microsoft's datacenters (the "cloud") for later use, including access via URL links.

Microsoft and Oracle Expand Offerings with New 'Cross-Cloud' Support

Microsoft and Oracle on Wednesday together announced an expansion of their partnership, with new "cross-cloud" capabilities for larger organizations to tap.

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U.S. National Security Agency Issues Advisory on 'BlueKeep' Windows RDS Flaw

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has issued an advisory urging individuals and organizations to install Microsoft's May security patches.

Office 365 Version 1905 Released, Plus New Tools for IT Pros

Microsoft described some newly released Office 365 perks in recent days.

Microsoft Urges Patching Windows RDS Vulnerability Yet Again

Microsoft again issued advice that its May security patches should be installed to prevent a "wormable" vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services from getting exploited by attackers.

Microsoft Releases PowerShell 7 Preview

Microsoft has released its "first preview" of PowerShell 7, its latest scripting solution for IT pros and developers, according to a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Touts 'Modern OS' for Hardware Partners

Microsoft this week offered a review of newly arriving PCs, described some of its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, and also alluded to investments in a so-called "modern operating system."

'One-Time' Settings Changes Needed for Deploying Windows 10 and Windows Server 1903

Windows 10 and Windows Server versions 1903 were released this week, but Microsoft also issued some notes for IT pros to consider.

Microsoft Outlines Progress in SharePoint Conference Keynote Talk

The news associated with Microsoft's recent SharePoint Conference was the typical dense affair.

Microsoft Releases Version 1903 of Windows 10 and Windows Server

The newest "semiannual channel release" versions of both Windows 10 and Windows Server are now generally available.

Windows Server Containers Preview Now Available on Azure Kubernetes Service

Microsoft released a preview of Windows Server Containers on the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Microsoft Expands Azure AD Password Lengths, Adds Conditional Access Controls

Microsoft announced a couple of Azure Active Directory enhancements this week regarding password lengths and new conditional access controls for IT pros.

Attack Surface Analyzer 2.0 Available for Checking Software Installs

Microsoft this week described Attack Surface Analyzer 2.0, an updated tool for checking software installations that's now built using open source code.

Microsoft Touts Using HyperClear To Address Intel Processor Woes

Microsoft is again promoting its HyperClear Hyper-V hypervisor technology as a potential balm for organizations trying to come to grips with Intel's latest speculative execution side-channel attack disclosures.

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