Microsoft's January security patch release addresses 83 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), 10 of which were described as "Critical" by security researchers and 73 as "Important."
Microsoft this week announced the release of a new endpoint detection and response (EDR) capability specifically for Linux servers in the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint product.
Organizations that want to detect and block the old and insecure Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol can draw on some new advice from the U.S. National Security Agency.
Certain subscribers to the Microsoft Defender for Office 365 service can now access a new "attack simulation training" feature, Microsoft announced this week.
In the wake of the SolarWinds Orion-based software attack discovered last month, Microsoft has shared several resources for IT pros to help them discover similar breaches.
A new feature in the Microsoft Authenticator app that stores and autofills user names and passwords is now in preview.
PowerShell Crescendo, a new module for PowerShell that aims to wrap so-called "native" utility applications via the familiar verb-noun syntax used in PowerShell cmdlets, is now available for preview.
Microsoft's December security bundle of software fixes, released Tuesday, addresses just 58 vulnerabilities, about half as much as previous months' totals.
Some users of Microsoft's Surface Hub 2S conference devices will have to wait a bit longer to receive the Windows 10 Team 2020 Update via Windows Update.
PowerShell 7.1, touted by Microsoft as a "major update" to the scripting language, reached general availability this week.
Last month's relatively lightweight patch rollout from Microsoft appears to be an anomaly. Microsoft on Tuesday addressed 112 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) with its November security update bundle.
Microsoft has revamped its monthly "Security Update Guide," which often comes in at or above 100 pages, to be a more palatable length for IT pros.
Microsoft recently a described a mechanism that lets IT pros view Windows 10 "safeguard holds," which is Microsoft's term for OS feature updates that have been blocked from downloading.
Security researchers at Check Point this week found that most phishing attacks are trying to fool end users by spoofing the Microsoft brand.
Microsoft last week issued two "out-of-band" security updates outside of its traditional Patch Tuesday bundle, which arrived on Oct. 13 this month.
Microsoft addressed just 87 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in its October security patch bundle, the first time in months that it has patched under 100 vulnerabilities.
CISA and the FBI recently announced a joint cybersecurity advisory on attacks against government networks, as well as other organizational networks.
Microsoft has released its 2020 "Digital Defense Report," painting a detailed picture of the current cybersecurity threat landscape.
A "Critical"-rated Netlogon vulnerability in newer Windows Server versions can now be exploited via publicly accessible code, warned the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week.
Microsoft's latest security patch rollout addresses 129 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), continuing the company's 2020 trend of hefty patch deliveries.