Microsoft's fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws will noticeably slow down some users' systems, the company confirmed this week.
To address the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affecting most modern processors, Intel will issue security patches for all Intel chips released in the past five years by the end of this month.
- By Scott Bekker
PowerShell is more than just scripting and automation. Given the right functions, you can also use it to solve numerical equations -- from the simple to the complex. Here's how.
Apple this week took steps to address the potential security threats posed by two recently disclosed CPU attack methods, Meltdown and Spectre.
Microsoft recently announced the general availability of its new Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines.
Various researchers, chip makers, OS vendors and security software providers have issued a raft of information about a widespread CPU security vulnerability disclosed this week.
Enterprise users of Office 365 Exchange Online can expect to see some additional support for e-mail internationalization sometime this quarter.
The Pester PowerShell module allows for some flexibility in how tests are written, but as Adam notes, there are still a few key points to consider.
- By Adam Bertram
Microsoft recently issued a Windows 10 test release that includes a preview of the open source Secure Shell (OpenSSH) tooling, according to reports.
Microsoft Intune is now able to provide "conditional access" security compliance protections to Mac devices courtesy of a partnership between Microsoft and Jamf, a provider of management solutions for Apple devices.
Microsoft issued its last "update Tuesday" for this year on Dec. 12, addressing 32 common vulnerabilities and disclosures (CVEs).
Using Azure's "virtual machine agent," you can reset the local administrator password without even hitting the Windows OS itself. Here's how.
- By Adam Bertram
Carbon Black, a provider of endpoint security solutions, is working with virtualization giant VMware on an upcoming datacenter security offering.
Microsoft this month launched two new Azure virtual machine (VM) types: the memory-intensive M-Series and the lower-cost B-Series.
A new tool that allows teams collaborate using "digital canvas" that can hold drawings, images and notes has been released in preview this week by Microsoft.
While we've covered how to add users to the database, let's take it one step further and designate specific roles.
Aimed at end users, Microsoft this week published new OneDrive Sync Client tutorials.
Microsoft broke down some of the details of updating "classic" model SharePoint site customizations to the "modern" SharePoint Framework Extensions (SPFx).
New and increased management perks for IT pros, including to improvements for end users, are coming to Teams.
Microsoft this week previewed Azure Location Based Services, a new set of services with APIs for developers that lets applications tap geographical information.