Microsoft has added support for version 2 of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), plus ARM64 device support for WSL 2, to its latest Windows 10 preview release for testers.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that its Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Evaluation Lab is now production-ready.
Microsoft issued a "light" bundle of patches for security vulnerabilities in Windows and applications in its September "update Tuesday" release.
The Windows Analytics suite, used for planning Windows 10 upgrades, will end on Jan. 31, 2020, with Desktop Analytics taking its place, Microsoft announced on Friday.
Most of the tools in the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack now have a common "extended support" date, Microsoft indicated in a Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced it was buying Movere, a partner that helps companies transition toward using cloud services.
Microsoft this week cleared its Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) technology to be added to the Linux kernel.
The PowerShell 7 Preview 3 scripting solution is now available, Microsoft announced this week.
Participants in Microsoft's Edge Insider Program can now begin to access the Beta Channel release, the first since Microsoft shifted to using open source Chromium Project technologies in the Edge browser.
Microsoft's August security updates won't install for users of Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 if those operating system lack certain March updates.
Microsoft addressed about 93 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in its August security patch release, issued Tuesday.
Exploit code for the so-called "BlueKeep" vulnerability is now "widely available" for use by attackers, Microsoft recently warned.
Microsoft's roadmap for its Chromium-based Edge browser includes feature improvements aimed at enterprises and business users.
A couple of Twitter posts by Microsoft this week highlighted the impending arrival of Windows 10 version 1903 for various user groups.
Not even Microsoft itself has been able to completely eliminate the use of passwords in its facilities, a testament to the obstacles facing organizations that want a password-free future.
Microsoft's July security updates include patches for 16 vulnerabilities rated "Critical," along with 60 rated "Important" and one rated "Moderate."
July 9 marked the end of "extended support" for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2, the last five-year phase of Microsoft's overall 10-year product lifecycle for these products.
In a reversal, Microsoft is planning to add support for Office 365 ProPlus on Windows Server 2019, even for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) use.
A preview of Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, which is designed to help organizations assess their readiness for Windows 10 upgrades, became available on Monday.
Researchers have discovered a flaw in the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program that, combined with its Power Query data-fetching component, can leave businesses open to so-called "Dynamic Data Exchange" attacks.