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  • Blog Post: April 2009 Security Bulletin Webcast Video

    Hello again, This is Jerry Bryant letting you know that we have published the security bulletin webcast video. As you know, on Tuesday, we published a quick overview of the 8 bulletins we released on that day. Yesterday we conducted a live, public webcast, where we went in to more detail on each bulletin...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin Webcast Video, Questions and Answers – May 2009

    In the May 2009 security bulletin webcast, we addressed several questions relating to MS09-017 in addition to questions about WSUS and MBSA. For those questions that came in after we concluded the webcast, we have provided answers in the published Q&A which you can find here: http://blogs.technet...
  • Blog Post: March Out-of-Band Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hi everyone, Last week Adrian Stone and I conducted a webcast to cover the Internet Explorer out-of-band security bulletin release. We only spent a short period of timing on the presentation and then spent the rest of the time answering customer questions which you can read here . There were some interesting...
  • Blog Post: August 2010 Webcast and QA

    Hello, Today we published the Questions & Answers from the August 2010 Security Bulleting webcast . We answered a total of 17 questions concerning the March bulletins and open Security Advisories. No particular themes emerged from the questions but there were some good ones so please review them...
  • Blog Post: BlueHat Prize Q&A with Katie Moussouris

    Hi everyone, Black Hat this year was really great. We spent a lot of time talking to people and getting new perspectives on the security landscape and of course, we announced the BlueHat Prize contest. The reaction to the contest was outstanding. In fact, within the first 24 hours, we had already...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin Overview Video - March 2009

    Hi Everyone, This month we are adding another new video feature. In addition to the entire security bulletin webcast recordings being posted for you to playback (available later this week), we are also providing a short, five to ten minute overview of the bulletins we have released. These clips will...
  • Blog Post: October 2009 Security Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for October 2009 This month, we released 13 new bulletins which address 33 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office. Since we published this information in our advance notification (ANS) last Thursday, we have been asked “is this...
  • Blog Post: January 2010 Security Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for January 2010 Hi Everyone, We hope that 2010 is off to a good start for you. For our first bulletin release of the New Year, we have one Critical bulletin affecting all versions of Windows. The bulletin, MS10-001 , addresses one vulnerability in the...
  • Blog Post: November 2009 Security Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for November 2009 Today, we released six security bulletins addressing a total of 15 vulnerabilities. Four affect Windows and Windows Server and two affect Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word). As we do every month, we have prepared our Risk &...
  • Blog Post: July 2009 Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletin release for July 2009. This month we are releasing six bulletins. Three of those affect Windows and are rated Critical. All three of those also have an Exploitability Index rating of “1” which means that we believe that consistent exploit code in the wild...
  • Blog Post: August 2009 Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for August 2009 Hi everyone, This month, we released nine security bulletins. Five of those are rated Critical and four have an aggregate severity rating of Important. Of the nine updates, eight affect Windows and the last one affects Office Web Components...
  • Blog Post: June 2010 Security Bulletin Release

    Hi everyone, Today, as part of our regular monthly security bulletin release cycle, we released 10 bulletins to address 34 total vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office (including SharePoint), Internet Explorer (IE), Internet Information Services (IIS), and the .NET Framework. Only three of these...
  • Blog Post: June 2009 Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletin release for June 2009. Today we released 10 new security bulletins . 6 of those affect Windows with two rated as critical, three rated as important and one as moderate. The remaining four all have an aggregate rating of critical and affect Internet Explorer...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin Overview Video – April 2009

    Hi Everyone, Jerry Bryant again. Here is the overview video for the April 2009 bulletins. Please join us tomorrow at 11:00 am PDT (UTC –7) for our bulletin webcast where we will cover this months updates in more detail and try to answer all of your bulletin related questions. More viewing options: Windows...
  • Blog Post: March 2010 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the Questions & Answers from the March 2010 Security Bulleting webcast . We answered a total of 13 questions concerning the March bulletins and open Security Advisories. No particular themes emerged from the questions but there were some good ones so please review them....
  • Blog Post: October 2009 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions and Answers

    Hi everyone. We have posted the questions and answers from the security bulletin webcast we conducted on October 14 at this link . It was clear from all of the questions concerning MS09-062 (the GDI+ update) that there is some confusion on how to apply the update when you have a combination of SQL Server...
  • Blog Post: July 2010 Security Bulletin Release

    Hi everyone. As part of our usual monthly update cycle, today Microsoft is releasing four security bulletins to address five vulnerabilities in Windows and Microsoft Office. MS10-042 resolves a publicly disclosed and actively exploited vulnerability discussed in Security Advisory 2219475 . The update...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin MS10-018 Released

    Hi everyone, Today we released MS10-018 out-of-band due to increases in attacks against Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7 using the vulnerability discussed in Security Advisory 981374 . I want to reiterate that Internet Explorer 8 is not affected by this issue so customers using this version...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin Webcast Video, Questions and Answers – July 2009

    Today Adrian Stone and I conducted the security bulletin webcast for June covering the six bulletins we released yesterday and Security Advisory 973472 (vulnerability in Office Web Components). There were several questions about MS09-028 and MS09-032 . These security updates addressed two open security...
  • Blog Post: August 2012 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    Hello. Today we’re publishing the August 2012 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . During the webcast, we fielded twelve questions focusing primarily on MS12-060 covering Windows Common Controls, MS12-052 regarding Internet Explorer, and Security Advisory 2661254 addressing...
  • Blog Post: February 2010 Security Bulletin Release

    MSRC Bulletin Release Blog Post Hi everyone, As mentioned in our ANS blog post last week, today we are releasing 13 bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities. 11 bulletins affect Windows and 2 affect older versions of Microsoft Office. In the post on Thursday, we mentioned that bulletins in the ANS listed...
  • Blog Post: Q&A from the September 2010 Out-of-Band Security Release webcast

    Hello, Below you will find the webcast we conducted earlier this week as part of the MS10-070 Security Update which was released Out-of-Band. We have also published the questions and answers from that webcast and linked them here . The response for this webcast was amazing; however, due to time...
  • Blog Post: December 2009 Security Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for December 2009 As noted in our Advance Notification ( ANS ) last Thursday, for the December bulletin release we issued six security bulletins addressing 12 vulnerabilities. Affected products include Windows, Internet Explorer (IE) and Microsoft Office...
  • Blog Post: February 2009 Security Bulletin Webcast Videos

    Hey everyone, This is Jerry Bryant, senior program manager on the security response communications team. We are already posting the Q&A from our monthly security bulletin webcasts here on the blog but if you attended our live webcast on Wednesday 2/11/2009, you may have heard Christopher Budd...
  • Blog Post: November 2012 Bulletin Release

    Security Updates Today we released six security bulletins to help protect our customers - four Critical, one Important, and one Moderate – addressing 19 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Shell, Windows Kernel, Internet Explorer, Internet Information Services (IIS), .NET Framework, and Excel...