Big tech companies pledged money and efforts following an Aug. 25 Biden administration meeting on U.S. cybersecurity initiatives, as described in this White House announcement.
The Exchange team at Microsoft posted an announcement on Wednesday acknowledging "ProxyShell" threats and urging organizations to keep Exchange Server up to date with the latest cumulative updates and security updates.
Security researchers are seeing the appearance of LockFile ransomware deployments after attackers gained access to Exchange Server via a so-called "ProxyShell" vulnerability.
Business and government application developers inadvertently exposed a total of 38 million records because of Microsoft's design of its Power Apps application-building service.
The Azure Virtual Desktop service now offers the choice of using the Windows 11 operating system at the preview stage.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that it is releasing Cloud Katana as an open source code project for assessing "security controls in the cloud and hybrid cloud environments."
Windows Server 2022 reached the "general availability" (GA) commercial-release stage on Aug. 18, and a possibly working ISO is now at the Microsoft Volume License Service Center.
Microsoft on Thursday announced plans to increase subscription costs for Office 365 and Microsoft 365 business users, starting on March 1, 2022.
Microsoft explained "PetitPotam" NTLM relay attacks in a Wednesday announcement, while also suggesting that its Microsoft Defender for Identity product was capable of identifying such attack attempts.
Microsoft's unique cloud instance for U.S. government agencies and their solution providers known as Azure Government Top Secret became generally available this week, the company announced.
- By John K. Waters
Security researchers last week described ransomware perpetrators incorporating Windows "PrintNightmare" exploits in their attacks.
Recent scanning for a "Critical" remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-34473) in Exchange Server, dubbed "ProxyShell," has been detected by security researchers.
Microsoft on Wednesday published a "Security Update Guide" notice on another Windows print spooler vulnerability, namely CVE-2021-36958.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of a "standalone" servicing stack update (SSU) for Windows 10 systems to address a patching problem that had affected some organizations trying to apply a June security update.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday the acquisition of Peer5 with the aim of improving "large-scale live video streaming" in Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft released August security updates to address 44 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in various Microsoft software products.
Microsoft is previewing early detection capabilities for spotting ransomware campaigns using its Azure Sentinel security information event management (SIEM) solution.
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare's Azure API for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) is getting support for additional data types, and is now renamed as "Azure Healthcare APIs," Microsoft announced this week.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft this week unveiled survey results regarding IT new hires and their prospects at companies.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that it's planning to replace the OneNote for Windows 10 app with a new OneNote app.