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.
- By John K. Waters, Kurt Mackie
A CrowdStrike survey, announced last week, depicted organizations struggling with security issues, and losing trust in "legacy" software vendors such as Microsoft.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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'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.
Microsoft on Monday announced that it has seized control of multiple Web sites used by the Chinese hacking group NICKEL.
Microsoft Teams users lacking good Internet connections for meetings are getting some enhancements, according to a couple of recent Microsoft announcements.
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 is rolling out a somewhat more streamlined approach for managing devices that use Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, according to a Thursday announcement.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the availability of Microsoft Teams Essentials, a new collaboration product for small businesses.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Microsoft Loop components are starting to become available to Microsoft 365 "commercial customers" using Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the "general availability" (GA) commercial release of the Flexible Server deployment option for the Azure Database for PostgreSQL service.
Microsoft on Monday described its ongoing efforts to turn Microsoft 365 Web applications into progressive Web apps (PWAs).
Microsoft this week announced four new security features for the Microsoft Authenticator app that can be used for confirming mobile device user identities.
Microsoft on Friday outlined changes for organizations using Microsoft Teams for phone calls.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it fixed an Azure Active Directory private key data storage gaffe that affects Azure application subscribers, but affected organizations nonetheless should carry out specific assessment and remediation tasks.