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.
Microsoft is addressing 99 CVEs in its February security bundle released Tuesday, affecting Microsoft's browsers, Windows, Office, Exchange Server and even the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Microsoft has amended its plan, announced last month, that would have switched Office 365 ProPlus users to Bing from their chosen browser search engines.
Starting April, Google will implement a process to warn users of its Chrome browser about potentially insecure Web site downloads.
Microsoft recently opened up about its upcoming PowerShell Secrets Management Module, which is designed to give organizations a better way to secure and share PowerShell scripts.
Microsoft's planned changes to the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) will not take effect until the second half of this year.
In a recent Ponemon Institute study, just 27 percent of IT pros were willing to say that traditional signature-based anti-malware solutions provided sufficient security protections against new and unknown threats.
A Thursday announcement by Microsoft lays out the technical details of its Extended Security Updates (ESUs) program for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 systems.
Feb. 11, 2020, will mark the end of free patch support for the Internet Explorer 10 browser on both Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard, Microsoft announced this week.
For organizations wanting to connect their applications to Azure Active Directory, Microsoft is rolling out a few new features in preview.
An extension coming to Office 365 ProPlus subscribers will change the default search engine in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to Microsoft Bing.
Microsoft this week revealed that a misconfigured database hosted in its Azure cloud may have compromised millions of customer support case records.
A new report from security solutions provider Trend Micro documents the company's lessons after baiting attackers with an industrial control system (ICS) "honeypot."
For organizations stuck on Windows Server 2008, which fell out of support on Jan. 14, Microsoft is offering some additional help resources.
The first release of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is now at the "stable" commercial-release stage, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.
Microsoft's first security patch rollout of the year has the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) playing a key supporting role.
Google plans to support its Chrome browser on Windows 7 until "at least July 15, 2021," a year-and-a-half after Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7.
Microsoft is expanding Office 365's "Office What's New Management" capability, which lets IT pros hide certain software features from end users.
An "early preview" of Microsoft's Fluid Framework is starting to roll out to some Office 365 tenancies that have opted to get early update releases.