Exchange/Messaging


Standardizing the Look of Outlook's Outbound Messages

Microsoft typically gives users a blank canvas to compose new e-mails in Outlook. In some corporate environments, however, a blank canvas isn't a good thing.

Security Researchers Highlight Exchange and IE Zero-Day in February Microsoft Patches

Microsoft's February "update Tuesday" release was notable for delivering major security updates and architectural changes to all supported Exchange Server products, along with a "zero-day" IE patch.

Microsoft Releases Quarterly Updates to Exchange Server, Delivers Security Fixes and Architectural Changes

Microsoft took the rare step of announcing the release of Exchange Server quarterly updates that will include "critical security" fixes, while also changing the architectures of all supported Exchange Server products.

Azure Advanced Threat Protection Now Provides Alerts on NTLM Relay Issues

Microsoft on Monday touted its Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service as being capable of alerting organizations when they are subject to NT LAN Manager (NTLM) relay attacks.

Microsoft Issues Yet Another Exchange Server Security Advisory

Microsoft on Monday issued Security Advisory ADV190007 concerning an elevation-of-privilege vulnerability that's present in most Exchange Server versions.

US-CERT Highlights Exchange Server Flaw Enabling Escalation-of-Privilege Attacks

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team this week noted that Exchange Server versions from Exchange Server 2013 on up have a vulnerability that could permit the impersonation of any user, leading to "control of an affected system."

Exchange Online Forensics Now Bolstered by Session ID Info

Organizations using the Exchange Online e-mail messaging service now are getting the ability to use session ID information in Exchange Online audit logs to better detect attacks.

Microsoft Adds Public Folder Perks for Exchange Users

Microsoft announced a couple of improvements this month concerning public folder management using its Exchange messaging service.

Microsoft Releases 2019 Server Products for Exchange, SharePoint, Project and Skype for Business

Microsoft on Monday announced the release of its 2019-branded application servers, including Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Project Server and Skype for Business Server.

Microsoft Previews Ability To Disable Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

Microsoft has released a public preview of a new capability that allows IT pros to disable "basic authentication" when using the Exchange Online service.

Why Do Messages Go Missing After an Office 365 Migration?

The short answer is, "They don't." Here's how to track down those wayward e-mails and keep them from being hidden again.

Navigating IMAP Migrations for Office 365 Exchange

IMAP is almost universally supported, making it a good method for migrating from a non-Exchange Server platform to Office 365. But there are several limitations you need to know about before getting started.

Microsoft Issues 'Commercial Previews' of Exchange Server 2019 and Skype for Business Server 2019

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that "commercial previews" of Exchange Server 2019 and Skype for Business Server 2019 are now available.

Microsoft Admits July 10 Patches Caused Skype and Exchange Server Problems

Microsoft's July 10 "update Tuesday" patches negatively affected organizations using Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Exchange Server, Microsoft admitted this week.

Microsoft Planning To End Basic Authentication for Exchange Web Services in 2020

Microsoft announced earlier this month that it's planning to deprecate the Exchange Web Services API for Office 365 users.

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