The incident also highlights the growing trend of attackers using Big Data to access personal information.
Cumulative updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft's newest browser Edge should be this month's top priorities.
The Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 product hit "general availability" release status today, meaning that it's available for commercial deployments.
Plus: Yahoo ads expose users to ransomware attack for four days.
The move will help to strengthen Office 365's security capabilities.
Oracle this week released its latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) that includes fixes for 193 issues across the company's product line.
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Microsoft today released a security update for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10.
Microsoft releases a large security update, which includes four critically rated fixes for IE, Hyper-V and Windows.
Windows Server 2003 died today as a product, but not necessarily in the hearts and minds of IT pros, nor in the networks they manage.
Microsoft announced a preview of new Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs this week.
The OpenSSH protocol goes way back, but it's recently been making the news.
Aside from the privacy issues, granting government agencies with access provides security holes for attackers to take advantage of, the MIT report argues.
The company said that it is being done to provide customers with control over which updates to install.
Microsoft turned on its Azure Key Vault service this week for commercial use.
Microsoft argues that the problem would not be addressed due to the difficulty of exploiting the hole and the small possible target size of the vulnerability.
The FBI is investigating whether St. Louis Cardinals officials breached a private database of the Houston Astros.
Microsoft is planning to compel organizations to install updates to Windows 10 by a certain period of time.
Microsoft is adding Android and iOS Outlook client authentication improvements this month for its Office 365 Exchange Online subscribers.
Plus, Microsoft turns on HTTP Strict Transport Security for Internet Explorer 11.
Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution, an Exchange Online e-mail security feature, went live this month.