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New Exchange Operations Assessment App Announced

Tech firm Splunk announced its latest Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues app will be released next month.

Office 0-Day Flaw Being Used in Active Limited Attacks

An unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word is currently being used in limited attacks according to Microsoft

Security Tips for Windows XP Stragglers

Microsoft on Monday offered some last-minute security advise for those who plan to still be on Windows XP after support ends.

Microsoft Criticized by Antivirus Maker for XP Support End

Free antivirus maker Avast had some harsh words for Microsoft's decision to end support for Windows XP in April.

SQL Server 2014 Ready for April 1 Release

Ahead of its April 1 release, SQL Server 2014 hit its RTM milestone this week.

WinSxS Cleanup To Be Automated in Windows 8.1

Microsoft's Component Store Cleanup utility will undergo improvements for Windows 8.1 users.



Active Directory Schema Extension for Windows Azure Previewed

A new custom schema extension capability for the Windows Azure Active Directory identity management service has been released by Microsoft.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Arriving Sometime in 2014

Microsoft said that Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2012 will be released "later this year."

IE Zero-Day Attack Targets U.S. Military Web Site

An Adobe Flash vulnerability in Internet Explorer 9 and 10 was used in attacks n targeting those who visit the Web site for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

Rumor: Windows 8.1 Update 1 Set for April 8

According to a published account, Microsoft's first update for Windows 8.1 may arrive in April.

Access Apps for Office 365 Hits 'General Availability'

Access apps for Office 365 users have reached Microsoft's "general availability" production milestone this month.

IE 11 'Enterprise Mode' Rumored On Its Way

An Internet Explorer 11 "enterprise mode" feature may be on its way to address compatibility issues faced by organizations.

First Windows 8.1 Update May Arrive in March

An anonymous source from inside Microsoft suggests "Update 1" for Windows 8.1 could arrive on March 11.

Android Malware Infects Devices When Connected to Windows PCs

A newly discovered malware reportedly can infect Android devices connected to Windows-based PC.

Office 365 ProPlus Subscriptions Management Options Detailed

Microsoft detailed in its Office IT pro blog how Office 365 ProPlus gets updated, as well as the management options available for IT pros.

Attacks Targeting Java and Android Devices Increased in 2013

Cisco's Annual Security Report, released this week, found that malware targeting Java made up 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year.

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Service

Microsoft's Windows Azure disaster recovery service is generally available for use in production environments, according to an announcement made this week.

Windows XP Antimalware Support Extended to 2015

Microsoft will continue to provide antimalware support for Windows XP even after the OS hits its April product lifecycle end.

Microsoft To Halt Security Essentials Support for XP Machines

Microsoft Security Essentials, the company's free antimalware software, will no longer be supported for Windows XP once official support ends on April 8.

Microsoft Offers Windows XP to Windows 8.1 Migration Assistance

A configuration "workaround" to Microsoft's latest deployment toolkit that could help some organizations make the move from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 was released on Thursday.

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