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.
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.
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