A Microsoft security advisory addresses the recently disclosed "lazy floating point state restore" security problem (CVE-2018-3665) that's leaving Intel Core and Windows processors vulnerable.
Microsoft is aiming to make multifactor authentication (MFA) the default verification option for its Azure Active Directory (AD) identity management service.
Microsoft's e-mail server is getting several feature updates and improvements, particularly on the on-premises side.
A new Microsoft cloud service called "Traffic Analytics" is now generally available, allowing IT pros to monitor network activity across their Azure environments.
Organizations using Microsoft's Azure Active Directory or Windows Server Active Directory service can now test drive two new two password security capabilities.
Windows Server 2019 "System Insights," which promises to put predictive analytical tools into the hands of IT pros, is now available to preview, Microsoft announced this week.
Organizations running hybrid Microsoft Exchange scenarios will soon be able to migrate Exchange Server policies to Exchange Online using Microsoft's Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard tool.
A new speculative execution processor vulnerability dubbed "lazy floating point (FP) state save/restore" was disclosed earlier this month.
Upon review of its telemetry findings, Microsoft now deems the April 2018 release of Windows 10, also known as version 1803, to be "fully available."
Microsoft is planning to switch the Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) update schedule to the same monthly rollup patch model of its more recent Windows and Windows Server products.
Starting next month, Microsoft will no longer participate in Microsoft Community forum discussions about older Office and Windows products.
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Windows 10's long-term servicing channel update option could be more problematic for organizations compared to its semiannual channel model, Microsoft reiterated this week.
Windows AutoPilot, Microsoft's out-of-the-box user self-provisioning service for setting up new Windows 10 PCs, is getting several new features in preview.
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Microsoft will start transitioning IT pros to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center from the the Office 365 Admin Center "over the next few weeks," the company said Tuesday.
Microsoft last week added a new security capability to its Office 365 Threat Intelligence service.
Organizations can now use their Azure Active Directory credentials to log into a Linux-based VM running on Microsoft's Azure public cloud service.
Microsoft this week released a new preview build of Windows Server 2019 and announced an upcoming "Windows Server Summit."
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