Exchange/Messaging


Microsoft Outlines Plans To End Basic Authentication in Exchange Online Next Year

Microsoft upped the stakes in its effort to end "Basic Authentication" with the Exchange Online e-mail service.

Microsoft Extends Exchange Server 2010 End Date to October 2020

Microsoft on Monday announced it had extended Exchange Server 2010's end-of-support date by about 10 months.

Microsoft Suggests Disabling Old Protocols with Exchange Server 2019

Exchange Server 2019 with Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) can help organizations rid themselves of old authentication protocols, which constitute a potential security risk.

Exchange Server June Cumulative Updates Arrive, But with Red Tape

Microsoft released its quarterly cumulative updates (CUs) for Exchange Server 2013, 2016 and 2019 products this week, but added an extra step for IT pros to consider before installing them.

Office 365 Version 1905 Released, Plus New Tools for IT Pros

Microsoft described some newly released Office 365 perks in recent days.

Microsoft Adding Google G Suite Migration in Exchange Admin Center

Microsoft's Exchange Admin Center will be getting the ability to move Google G Suite calendar, contacts and e-mail data over to the Office 365 service "in the coming weeks."

Microsoft Admits to 3-Month Consumer E-Mail Breach

Microsoft on Friday sent letters to some of its e-mail users that their accounts may have been accessed by "individuals outside Microsoft" over the past three months.

Exchange Online Users Getting Client Authentication and ActiveSync Improvements

Microsoft this week announced a couple of changes coming to organizations that use its Exchange Online e-mail service.

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.

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