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Microsoft Issues Script for "Y2k22 Bug" in Exchange Server 2019 and Exchange Server 2016

Microsoft on Saturday offered a script to fix a so-called "Y2k22 bug" that caused e-mails to build up within Exchange Server 2019 and Exchange Server 2016 transport queues.

Top 10 In-Depth Articles of 2021

Take a look back at the best columns from our experts that broke down some of the bigger Microsoft stories and provided invaluable IT tips and advice.

Top 10 Microsoft IT Headlines of 2021: PrintNightmare Becomes a Reality

Even during a year where Microsoft dropped a new OS, security issues, highlighted by the "PrintNightmare" spooler vulnerability, dominated the conversation.

Top 10 IT Security Headlines of 2021: The Vulnerabilities We Spent Worrying About

Let's take a look back at our year of vulnerability exposures, reactionary patches and losing sleep over what security hole would emerge tomorrow.

Microsoft Sentinel Gets Log4j Exploit Detector Preview

Microsoft added a preview solution in Microsoft Sentinel that helps IT pros find signs of Log4j exploits, according to a Thursday announcement and Twitter post.

Windows Terminal Becoming Default Console in Windows 11

Microsoft indicated plans to make its open source Windows Terminal app the default command-line console in Windows 11, along with opening the operating system up to using other consoles by default.

Log4j Attack Methods Explained by CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike on Thursday presented advice for organizations attempting to address a security vulnerability in the Log4j Java logging framework used in Apache Web servers, currently undergoing widespread exploitation.

Widespread Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Could Affect Millions

Log4j, a widely used open-source Java logging library, has a critical-remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability that is currently being leveraged in malicious attacks.

CrowdStrike Suggests 63 Percent of Orgs Losing Trust in 'Legacy' Software Providers Like Microsoft

A CrowdStrike survey, announced last week, depicted organizations struggling with security issues, and losing trust in "legacy" software vendors such as Microsoft.

Microsoft December Security Patches Arrive, but Log4j Takes Center Stage

Microsoft on Tuesday released security patches for 67 common vulnerabilities and exploits, even as organizations are scrambling to address a Log4j flaw in Apache servers that's under active exploit.

Microsoft Releases New Cloud Tool for Orgs Stuck on Internet Explorer

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new tool for IT pros that lets organizations keep using Internet Explorer (IE) technologies for their Web sites and Web apps via the Microsoft Edge browser.

Microsoft Releases Defender for Business Preview, Unveils Defender for Containers Product

More Microsoft Defender product news arrived this week, including the availability of a Microsoft Defender for Business preview, plus the introduction a newly formed product called "Microsoft Defender for Containers."

Microsoft Expands Azure Space Partnerships with Azure Orbital Preview

Microsoft on Thursday announced a public preview of Azure Orbital, its groundstation-as-a-service offering for communicating with satellites and processing satellite data using Azure resources.

Microsoft Sets Up Vulnerable and Malicious Driver Reporting Center

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the availability of a new "Vulnerable and Malicious Driver Reporting Center," which lets anyone direct Microsoft's attention toward drivers with suspect behaviors.

Microsoft Announces Secured-Core Hardware for Windows Server 2022 and Azure Stack HCI

Certified Secured-core server hardware products are now available for running Azure Stack HCI and Windows Server 2022 software implementations, according to an announcement on Tuesday.

Microsoft Seizes Control of Chinese Hacking Group Web Sites

Microsoft on Monday announced that it has seized control of multiple Web sites used by the Chinese hacking group NICKEL.

Microsoft Details New Commerce Experience Model Changes

Microsoft's New Commerce Experience subscription model for Cloud Solution Provider partners will get implemented in January, bringing a 20 percent price increase for customers opting for monthly subscriptions.

IT Pros To Get More Security Control over Office Document Macro Content

Microsoft will finally better respect IT pro decisions about macros, ActiveX content and Office add-ins in e-mailed Office documents, according to a new security policy that'll be arriving in "early February 2022."

Microsoft Bumps Up Teams Plans SLAs, Adds Operator Connect Conferencing Partner Support

Microsoft Teams users lacking good Internet connections for meetings are getting some enhancements, according to a couple of recent Microsoft announcements.

Security Management Eased for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Users

Microsoft is rolling out a somewhat more streamlined approach for managing devices that use Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, according to a Thursday announcement.