Microsoft Teams use has greatly accelerated in its third year, coinciding with public reactions to the novel coronavirus disease pandemic.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that the service lifetimes of certain editions of Windows 10 version 1709 are now extended for six months due to "the public health situation," meaning the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Windows platform security team explained this week in an announcement that PC devices are subject to possible driver exploits, and recommended the use of Secured-core PCs as a defensive measure.
Microsoft announced on Monday that Windows 10 is now on more than 1 billion "monthly active devices."
Microsoft announced on Friday that Bill Gates is no longer part of Microsoft's board.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert on Friday outlining virtual private network (VPN) best practices for organizations supporting remote workforces.
Microsoft on Thursday published an "out-of-band" security bulletin describing patches for newer Windows systems that are subject to a "Critical"-rated vulnerability in Server Message Block (SMB) 3.1.1.
Microsoft issued Security Advisory ADV200005 on late Tuesday about a "Critical"-rated Server Message Block (SMB) 3.1.1 vulnerability.
AMD processors have "cache way predictors" that can leak information when subjected to attacks, according a paper (PDF) by university researchers.
Microsoft released its March security patches on Tuesday, which address about 115 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in total.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced a new Crisis Communication App to help keep track of employees and their work status during emergencies.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that PowerShell 7 has reached "general availability" (GA) commercial release.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced a public preview of a Backup Reports capability that's accessible from the Azure Portal.
Microsoft and Cisco are claiming Internet of Things (IoT) interoperability between their respective cloud and IoT device networking products.
Microsoft on Monday announced a private preview of its Universal Print service, which eliminates the need to maintain print servers on-premises or install printer drivers.
Microsoft is working on Server Message Block (SMB) over QUIC technology for use with "Windows, Windows Server, and Azure Files," according to a Monday announcement.
Microsoft announced plans on Thursday to end three certification programs on June 30, 2020, and that separate exams for Windows Server 2019 and SQL Server 2019 won't be available.
Microsoft plans to update the user experience associated with its Cortana personal assistant software with the coming spring feature update of Windows 10, according to a Friday announcement.
The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is getting the ability to block potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), Microsoft announced on Thursday.