August, 2008

  • August 2008 Monthly Bulletin Release

    Hello again! This is Tami Gallupe (MSRC Release Manager) and I want to let you know that we just posted our August 2008 Bulletins . This month we released 11 bulletins, one new advisory and revised an existing advisory. We also revised four bulletins to update detection changes. Here is a brief overview of the bulletins and other content we released today. You may notice that we removed one of the bulletins that we had mentioned in the “Advanced Notification Service” that we released last week...
  • Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A - August, 2008

    Register now for the September 2008 Security Bulletin Webcast . Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A Index Hosts: Christopher Budd, Security Response Communications Lead Adrian Stone, Lead Security Program Manager (MSRC) Website: TechNet/security Chat Topic: August 2008 Security Bulletin Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Q: Have you had any reports of exploitation of the recent DNS vulnerability, since Dan Kaminsky released details at Defcon last week? A: No, we have not had any...
  • August 2008 Advance Notification

    Hello, This is Christopher Budd. While some of us are down at Black Hat this week, meeting with customers and researchers and announcing exciting new programs , today is also the Thursday before the second Tuesday in August. That means we’ve just posted this month’s Advance Notification for next week’s bulletin release, which will occur on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 around 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. I did want to remind you that this information is intended to help with your planning for...
  • Black Hat 2008: Improving the Broader Security Ecosystem

    Hey Andrew Cushman here… It’s August in Vegas and you know what that means—Black Hat. Microsoft has quite a contingent here through its MSRC Operations and Ecosystem Strategy teams. We are here because Black Hat is one of the premier events in the security industry, it provides a wealth of information and insight into the pulse of the security landscape, and is a fantastic opportunity for face-to-face communication with the researchers, vendors, ISVs, CERTs and companies we work with throughout...
  • Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers - August 2008

    Hi, During this month’s webcast we were able to address 15 questions in the time allotted. There were several questions regarding ActiveX for the Cumulative IE Update (MS08-045), the Access Snapshot Viewer (MS08-041), Outlook Express Messenger (MS08-050) and the ActiveX Kill bits Security Advisory. We also fielded several questions around various deployment tools used for updating and we addressed some questions about the IPSec Update (MS08-047). Here is the link to the full Q&A so...