Microsoft Previews SharePoint Server Subscription Edition

Microsoft on Monday released a preview of SharePoint Server Subscription Edition, it's newest server product.

White House Says China's APT40 Responsible for Exchange Hacks, Ransomware Attacks

The Biden administration released a statement on Monday naming the People's Republic of China as responsible for widespread cyberattacks that notably targeted Exchange Server users.

Microsoft Suggests Disabling Windows Print Spooler After New Bug Discovered

Microsoft is investigating a new vulnerability in the Windows print spooler service and is recommending that IT pros disable it, if possible, as an interim measure, although doing so eliminates the ability to print.

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Microsoft Teams and Viva Progress Highlighted at Inspire Event

Microsoft announced improvements to Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Viva apps as part of its Microsoft Inspire event for partners.

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Azure News Roundup: Upgrades and Enhancements Announced at Inspire

Microsoft's Azure cloud platform took center stage during Wednesday's kickoff keynote of the company's annual Inspire partner conference, the second Inspire event to be held online.

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Microsoft Launching New 'Windows 365' VDI Service Next Month

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service for business users called "Windows 365," enabling remote access to Windows 10 or Windows 11 desktops and applications.

Microsoft Delivers Hefty July Patch Bundle for 117 Vulnerabilities

The July security patch tally seems like a rerun of the hefty bundles that were seen last year.

Microsoft Launches 'Inside Azure for IT' Learning Portal

Microsoft on Monday announced the launch of Inside Azure for IT, a new learning site "for cloud professionals of all skill levels."

Microsoft Buying RiskIQ To Boost Cloud Security Solutions

Microsoft announced on Monday that it is acquiring RiskIQ, a San Francisco-based provider of software-as-a-service security solutions for organizations.

Azure Lighthouse Getting Privileged Identity Management Preview

Microsoft is previewing the use of the Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management (PIM) service within Azure Lighthouse, per a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Clarifies Its 'PrintNightmare' Patch Advice

Microsoft on Thursday issued "clarified guidance" for organizations addressing a zero-day Windows printer spooler vulnerability dubbed "PrintNightmare."

Salesforce for Microsoft Teams App Commercially Released

The Salesforce for Microsoft Teams app is now released at the "general availability" commercial-release stage, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Boosts GDPR Compliance with Windows Diagnostic Data Processor Configuration

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the "general availability" commercial release of "Windows diagnostic data processor configuration," a possible data privacy or data compliance assurance capability for organizations.

Microsoft Issues Out-of-Band 'PrintNightmare' Windows Print Spooler Patch

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of an "out-of-band" fix for a Windows print spooler vulnerability dubbed "PrintNightmare."

REvil Ransomware Attacks Used Zero-Day Vulnerability in Kaseya's IT Management Software

A ransomware attack leveraging a zero-day vulnerability in Kaseya's VSA management solution may have affected about 60 managed service providers (MSPs) and almost 1,500 of their business customers.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Touted in Netgear Router Flaw Discovery

Microsoft on Wednesday described its discovery of a side-channel attack on Netgear DGN-2200v1 wireless home DSL routers that enabled authentication bypass.

Universal Print Support Apps Coming to Newer Windows Systems

Microsoft this week described some Universal Print details coming this year to the next Windows 10 feature update release (21H2), as well as the new Windows 11 operating system.

Microsoft's June Windows Print Spool Patch Doesn't Block Remote Code Execution Attacks

An "Important"-rated Windows print spool vulnerability (CVE-2021-1675), addressed by Microsoft via its June 8 security patch bundle, has emerged more recently as being subject to active attacks.

Azure Arc-Enabled SQL Managed Instance Reaching GA Next Month

Microsoft plans to release a "General Purpose" version of its Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance (MI) at the "general availability" (GA) commercial-release stage, "starting July 30, 2021."

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Preview and Outlines Hardware Requirements

Microsoft has announced its first Windows 11 preview, along with hardware and system requirements, plus some tips for organizations considering a move to the new client operating system.

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