Microsoft's plan to drop support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols 1.0 and 1.1 in its browsers has been pushed back to the second half (2H) of 2020, the company announced this week.
Researchers from Mimecast reported this week that attackers are hiding malicious payloads in Excel files sent by e-mail by using a standard Excel feature.
Three Microsoft certification programs that had been slated for retirement this summer are being extended by six more months to account for worldwide disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Microsoft this month announced a couple of Azure Active Directory improvements with regard to custom roles and multifactor authentication support that are available now and on the horizon.
A "Critical"-rated remote code execution vulnerability in both supported and unsupported Windows systems has been exposed to "limited, targeted attacks," Microsoft warned in a security advisory this week.
Due to "current global circumstances," Microsoft has decided to pause updates to the "Stable" version of its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser.
Due to "the public health situation" caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft has extended the service lifetimes of certain editions of Windows 10 version 1709.
Microsoft is touting the use of Secured-core PCs as a defensive measure against possible PC driver exploits, as explained in this announcement from the company's Windows platform security team.
Windows systems susceptible to a "Critical"-rated vulnerability in Server Message Block (SMB) 3.1.1 got out-of-band patches from Microsoft this week, according to Microsoft's "out-of-band" security bulletin on Thursday.
A new Microsoft advisory warns of a "Critical"-rated Server Message Block (SMB) 3.1.1 vulnerability in newer supported Windows client and server systems.
Microsoft addressed about 115 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in its March security patches, which mostly affect Windows systems and Microsoft's browsers, plus a bunch of developer components.
Researchers have discovered a flaw in AMD processors that potentially make them susceptible to cache side-channel attacks.
PowerShell 7 has reached the "general availability" (GA) stage, Microsoft announced this week, after being in the "release candidate" stage since December.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that it'll be "retiring" certain certification educational programs in June, and it notably won't have future separate exams available for Windows Server 2019 and SQL Server 2019.
Microsoft this week announced a forthcoming feature in its Chromium-based Edge browser that will block potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) from getting installed.
Microsoft has not completely scrubbed Windows of Server Message Block 1 (SMB1), the company said this week, counter to its previously stated plans.
With Basic Authentication in Exchange Online set to lose support this fall, Microsoft on Tuesday shared details about the transition and highlighted potential hurdles for organizations.
Microsoft's barrage of announcements ahead of the 2020 RSA Conference, which starts Feb. 24, includes multiple enterprise security solutions reaching general availability, various product enhancements and new partner collaborations.
User profile problems and Windows shutdown glitches are among the raft of technical issues that have been reported in the wake of Microsoft's February security updates, released last week.
A recently published Ponemon Institute survey of IT security personnel indicates that 73 percent of organizations have suffered "unplanned downtime and outages" due to mismanaged security certificates.