Security


Microsoft's August Patch Includes 'Critical' Update for Windows 10

Cumulative updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft's newest browser Edge should be this month's top priorities.

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Now Generally Available

The Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 product hit "general availability" release status today, meaning that it's available for commercial deployments.

Windows 10 Update Ransomware On the Loose

Plus: Yahoo ads expose users to ransomware attack for four days.

Microsoft To Buy Cloud Security Firm Adallom for $320 Million

The move will help to strengthen Office 365's security capabilities.

Oracle's 193-Bug Patch Includes Zero-Day Fix

Oracle this week released its latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) that includes fixes for 193 issues across the company's product line.

Microsoft Releases Emergency Windows Security Fix

Microsoft today released a security update for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10.

July Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes 3 Zero-Day Flaws

Microsoft releases a large security update, which includes four critically rated fixes for IE, Hyper-V and Windows.

Windows Server 2003 Loses Product Support

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 Previews Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs

Microsoft announced a preview of new Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs this week.

SSH Communications Security Sees Microsoft as 'Welcome' Contributor to OpenSSH

The OpenSSH protocol goes way back, but it's recently been making the news.

Report: Government Surveillance Backdoors Leading to Unsecure Networks

Aside from the privacy issues, granting government agencies with access provides security holes for attackers to take advantage of, the MIT report argues.

Samsung Accused of Blocking Security Updates in its PCs

The company said that it is being done to provide customers with control over which updates to install.

Azure Key Vault Service Now Commercially Available

Microsoft turned on its Azure Key Vault service this week for commercial use.

HP Discloses Info on an Unpatched Internet Explorer Vulnerability

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.

Corporate Espionage Hits Major League Baseball

The FBI is investigating whether St. Louis Cardinals officials breached a private database of the Houston Astros.

Microsoft Planning Strict Update Requirements When Windows 10 Arrives

Microsoft is planning to compel organizations to install updates to Windows 10 by a certain period of time.

Office 365 Getting E-Mail Client Authentication Improvements This Month

Microsoft is adding Android and iOS Outlook client authentication improvements this month for its Office 365 Exchange Online subscribers.

Patch Tuesday Is Still Alive: 2 'Critical' Bulletins Released for June

Plus, Microsoft turns on HTTP Strict Transport Security for Internet Explorer 11.

Microsoft Turns on Its Advanced Threat Protection Service for E-Mail

Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution, an Exchange Online e-mail security feature, went live this month.

Report Cites Security Concerns in Microsoft's BitLocker Disk Encryption

A deep dive into Microsoft's BitLocker full-disk encryption technology was posted by Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept on Thursday.

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