Microsoft Security Response Center

The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) identifies, monitors, responds to and resolves security incidents and vulnerabilities in Microsoft software.

Microsoft Security Response Center

  • February 2016 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • January 2016 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • December 2015 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • November 2015 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • Microsoft Bounty Programs Expansion - .NET Core and ASP.NET Beta Bounty

    Today, I have another exciting expansion of the Microsoft Bounty Programs to announce. Please visit https://aka.ms/bugbounty to find out more. I’ll be discussing this new bounty in my talk at SyScan360 on October 21, 2015. We are delighted to offer a bounty for the .NET Core and ASP.NET Beta which Microsoft released earlier this month. .NET and ASP.NET represent critical building blocks in the Visual Studio Development Suite. This bounty is particularly interesting because the libraries...
  • October 2015 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • September 2015 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • Security Update Solution Further Protects Customer Devices

    On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Microsoft released a security update solution to address a vulnerability. The update is for all supported versions of Internet Explorer ....

  • August 2015 Security Update Release Summary

    Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team
  • Microsoft Bounty Programs Expansion - Bounty for Defense, Authentication Bonus, and RemoteApp

    I am very pleased to be releasing additional expansions of the Microsoft Bounty Programs . Please stop by the Microsoft Networking Lounge at Black Hat, August 5-6, to learn more about these programs; or, visit https://aka.ms/BugBounty . We are raising the Bounty for Defense maximum from $50,000 USD to $100,000 USD. I am also very excited to announce that we are launching a bonus period for Authentication vulnerabilities in the Online Services Bug Bounty. We will be running an onsite contest at Black...