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Flawed SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISOs Fixed

Microsoft has corrected an issue with the TechNet and MSDN subscribers' download of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

Public Folder Hierarchy Limits in Exchange Increased to 100,000

Microsoft announced this week that the public folder hierarchy limits of its Exchange Online service for Office 365 customers has increased.

Microsoft Downplays Disclosed Active Directory Flaw

A vulnerability in in Active Directory could lead to an attacker gaining access to a system and changing user passwords, according to a security firm disclosure.

Oracle Patch Includes 20 Java Flaw Fixes

Oracle's quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) arrived on Tuesday with 113 security flaw fixes for multiple Oracle products, including 20 for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).

Microsoft's July Patch Causing 2 Different Crash Flaws

Issues concerning Microsoft's July security update, released last week, have led to crashes for many users. One is connected to the InstallShield application and another is a compatibility issue with Dell Data Protection suite.

Microsoft OS Market Share Slips to 14 Percent

The massive increase of mobile devices has led to Microsoft's OS market share to decline to 14 percent worldwide.



SQL Server 2012 SP2 Slipstream ISO Flaw Causing Upgrade Issues

Problems with the ISO releases SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 have surfaced, according to Microsoft this week.

Spoofed Google and Yahoo SSL Certs Blocked by Microsoft

In a security advisory released by Microsoft today, 45 sensitive secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates that have been unofficially issued by hackers are now blocked for Windows systems.

SharePoint Server Cumulative Updates Will Arrive Monthly

Microsoft announced that its cumulative updates (CU) for SharePoint Server will now arrive every month.

Microsoft Security Update for July Released, 29 Flaws Addressed

Microsoft today released its monthly security update, which includes two items rated "critical," three "important" bulletins and one "moderate" fix.

Microsoft Tweaks Windows Update Client

An update to Microsoft's Windows Update/Microsoft Update client was released this week.

Exchange Online Service Restored after Outage

Microsoft had an Exchange Online service outage in the North American region that lasted most of the day on Tuesday, June 24.

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Roadmap Program

Looking to bring some transparency and clarity to the Office 365 software release schedule, Microsoft has released a new service that will keep users up to date on changes made.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Released

Microsoft this week released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

Man-in-the-Middle OpenSSL Vulnerability Gets Fix

Those using the online encryption protocol OpenSSL are urged to upgrade their client due to a recently discovered flaw, according to the OpenSSL Foundation.

Windows Server 2012 R2 VM Support Through Amazon Now Available

Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings now supports access to Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machines.

Microsoft Offers Security Bulletin Reporting Tool

Microsoft this week has released the "myBulletins" online service -- a tool that allows IT to pick and choose which product patches to be informed about.

Internet Explorer Dev Update Site Goes Live

Status.modern.ie, a Microsoft Web site aimed at keeping the public informed on what new features and tweaks will be making their way into future updates and versions of IE.

Windows XP Hack Allows Access to Windows Embeded Updates

According to Betanews, a registry workaround can push through official security updates to Windows XP -- but there's a catch.

Free Windows XP Migration Tool Now Available

Those organizations looking to migrate away from Windows XP can now do so for free thanks to CA Technologies' newly released free tool.

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