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  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the April 2014 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we provide advance notification for the release of four bulletins, two rated Critical and two rated Important in severity. These updates address issues in Microsoft Windows, Office and Internet Explorer. The update provided through MS14-017 fully addresses the Microsoft Word issue first described...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the March 2014 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we provide advance notification for the release of five bulletins for March 2014, two rated Critical and thee rated Important in severity. These updates address issues in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Silverlight. The update provided in MS14-012 fully addresses the issue first described...
  • Blog Post: Update (2/10) - Advance Notification Service for February 2014 Security Bulletin Release

    Update as of February 10, 2014 We are adding two updates to the February release. There will be Critical-rated updates for Internet Explorer and VBScript in addition to the previously announced updates scheduled for release on February 11, 2014. These updates have completed testing and will be included...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the January 2014 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we provide advance notification for the release of four bulletins for January 2014. All bulletins this month are rated Important in severity and address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, and Dynamics AX. The update provided in MS14-002 fully addresses the issue first described in Security...
  • Blog Post: June Advance Notification Service and 10 Immutable Laws Revisited

    Before we get into this month’s release, we wanted to alert you to updates to a document that’s been central to much of how Microsoft thinks about security. Ten years ago, Microsoft penned the “Ten Immutable Laws of Security,” which debuted on TechNet. It was written before the...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the May 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we’re providing Advance Notification of 10 bulletins for release on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. This release brings two Critical and eight Important-class bulletins, which address 33 unique vulnerabilities. The Critical-rated bulletins address issues in Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer...
  • Blog Post: Exploitability Index Improvements & Advance Notification Service for May 2011 Bulletin Release

    Hello everyone, Today we are announcing changes to Microsoft’s Exploitability Index. Since October 2008, we have used the Exploitability Index to provide customers with valuable exploitability analysis for our security bulletins, and starting Tuesday this information will become even more...
  • Blog Post: September ANS and an important heads-up concerning certificates

    简体中文 , 繁體中文 , Français , Italiano , 日本語 , 한국어 , México , Portuguese (Brazil) , Русский Hello there. As we prepare for September’s two security updates, we’d like to remind you about an important change to Windows’ certificate requirements included in Security Advisory...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for June 2012 Security Bulletin Release

    Hello -- Today we’re releasing our advance notification for the June security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12. This month’s release includes 7 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic for Applications, Dynamics...
  • Blog Post: ANS for February 2012, and some notes on SDL

    Hello. Today we’re releasing our advance notification for the February security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, February 14. This month’s release includes nine bulletins addressing 21 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and .NET/Silverlight....
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for December 2012 Security Bulletin Release

    While it may be the most wonderful time of the year, we know it can also be the busiest time of the year. With that in mind, we’re providing advance notification that next Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, we’ll release seven security bulletins; five Critical and two Important, which address 11 vulnerabilities...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for November 2012 Security Bulletin Release

    Today, we’re providing advance notification for six bulletins to help protect customers against 19 CVEs. The four Critical-rated updates will address 13 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and the .NET Framework. One bulletin rated Important will address four vulnerabilities...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for November 2010 Bulletins

    Hello. We’ve issued our Advance Notification Service for the November ’10 security bulletin release. This time around we’re releasing three updates addressing 11 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and Unified Access Gateway (UAG). One bulletin carries a Critical severity rating;...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the February 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    We’re kicking off the February 2013 Security Bulletin Release with Advance Notification of 12 bulletins for release Tuesday, February 12. This release brings five Critical and seven Important-class bulletins, which address 57 unique vulnerabilities. The Critical-rated bulletins address issues in...
  • Blog Post: December 2010 Advance Notification Service is released

    Hi everyone. Mike Reavey from the MSRC here. Today we're releasing our Advance Notification Service for the December 2010 security bulletin release. As we do every month, we've given information about the coming December release and provided links to detailed information so you can plan your deployment...
  • Blog Post: News from MAPP, and Advance Notification Service for the December 2011 Bulletin Release

    Hello all. Before we look at next week’s bulletin release, we’d like to point out an update to our Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) that should provide customers with greater transparency as to how MAPP partners use the information we share with them when we release security advisories...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for December 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we’re providing advance notification for the release of 11 bulletins, five Critical and six Important, for December 2013. The Critical updates address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Windows, Microsoft Exchange and GDI+. The Critical update for GDI+ fully addresses the publicly disclosed...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the January 2011 Security Bulletin Release

    Hello everyone - It's a new year and the Microsoft Security Response Center is ready to provide the Advance Notice for January's security bulletins. We have two bulletins addressing three vulnerabilities in Windows. The first bulletin is Important and affects Windows Vista. The second bulletin...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for August 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we’re providing advance notification for the release of eight bulletins, three Critical and five Important, for August 2013. The Critical updates address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Exchange. As usual, we’ve scheduled the bulletin release for the second...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for July 2012 Security Bulletin Release

    Hello -- As per our usual cadence, today we’re releasing our advance notification for this month’s security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, July 10. The July release includes nine bulletins addressing 16 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer Fix it available now; Security Update scheduled for Friday

    Earlier this week, an issue impacting Internet Explorer affected a small number of customers. The potential exists, however, that more customers could be affected. As a result, today we have released a Fix it that is available to address that issue. This is an easy, one-click solution that will help...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the April 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    In celebration of spring’s onset, today we’re providing advance notification for the April 2013 release of nine bulletins; two Critical and seven Important. The Critical bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer, and the seven Important-rated bulletins will...
  • Blog Post: Rustock updates and Advance Notification Service for the July 2011 Security Bulletin Release

    Hello all -- This week we released a special Security Intelligence Report that showcases some of the data we amassed in the wake of the big Rustock botnet takedown in the spring of 2010. The new SIR also delves into the diplomacy, secrecy and intellectual property law that all played important...
  • Blog Post: January 2012 ANS is released

    Hello. Today we’re releasing our advance notification for the January security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10. This month’s release includes seven bulletins addressing eight vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Developer Tools And Software. As always...
  • Blog Post: Advanced Notification for out-of-band release to address Security Advisory 2659883

    Hello, Today we’re providing advance notification for an out-of-band security update to address the publicly disclosed issue described in Security Advisory 2659883 . The release is scheduled for tomorrow, December 29, at approximately 10 a.m. PST. The bulletin has a severity rating of Critical...