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  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 3010060 released

    Today, we released Security Advisory 3010060 to provide additional protections regarding limited, targeted attacks directed at Microsoft Windows customers. A cyberattacker could cause remote code execution if someone is tricked into opening a maliciously ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2982792 released, Certificate Trust List updated

    Today, we are updating the Certificate Trust List (CTL) for all supported releases of Microsoft Windows to remove the trust of mis-issued third-party digital certificates. These certificates could be used to spoof content and perform phishing or man-in ...read more
  • Blog Post: July 2014 Security Bulletin Release

    Many around the globe have been following the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ closely. Regardless of which country you are supporting, many folks have been impressed by the defensive display put on by keeper Tim Howard in a loss against Belgium. It ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2974294

    Today, we released Security Advisory 2974294 to inform global customers about an update for the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine. This update addresses a privately disclosed issue and fixes a vulnerability that could allow a denial of service if the ...read more
  • Blog Post: The May 2014 Security Updates

    Today, we released eight security bulletins – two rated Critical and six rated Important – to address 13 Common Vulnerability & Exposures (CVEs) in .NET Framework, Office, SharePoint, Internet Explorer, and Windows. We encourage you to ...read more
  • 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 ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2953095

    Today we released Security Advisory 2953095 to notify customers of a vulnerability in Microsoft Word. At this time, we are aware of limited, targeted attacks directed at Microsoft Word 2010. An attacker could cause remote code execution if someone was ...read more
  • 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 ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2934088

    Today, we released Security Advisory 2934088 regarding an issue that impacts Internet Explorer 9 and 10. Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 and 11 are not affected. At this time, we are only aware of limited, targeted attacks against Internet Explorer 10. This ...read more
  • Blog Post: The December 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

    As part of our usual cycle of monthly security updates, today we're releasing 17 bulletins addressing 40 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, SharePoint Server and Exchange. Two of those bulletins carry a Critical rating while 14 are rated Important and 1 is rated Moderate...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2588513

    Hello. Today we released Security Advisory 2588513 , addressing an information-disclosure issue in SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) 3.0 and TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.0 to provide guidance for customers. This is an industry-wide issue with limited impact ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2639658

    Hi everyone, Today we released Security Advisory 2639568 to provide customer guidance for the Windows kernel issue related to the Duqu malware. I would like to provide you information on how to protect your system(s), how we are addressing the issue ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2737111 released

    Hello – Today we published Security Advisory 2737111, which provides mitigations and workarounds that will help protect customers from a known vulnerability in one of Oracle’s Outside In libraries, which were updated earlier this month ...read more
  • Blog Post: June 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    Today we’re publishing the June 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded three questions during the webcast, with specific questions focusing primarily on Windows Print Spooler ( MS13-050 ), Microsoft Office ( MS13 ...read more
  • Blog Post: The MSRC announces Exploitability Index improvements & Advance Notification Service for the May 2011 Security Bulletin Release

    Today the Microsoft Security Response Center announced 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: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2896666

    Today we released Security Advisory 2896666 regarding an issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003 through 2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. We are aware of targeted attacks ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2641690, updates Untrusted Certificate Store

    Hi everyone, As a follow-up to Friday’s blog post , today we released Security Advisory 2641690 to notify customers that we revoked the trust of DigiCert Sdn.Bhd in an update that moves two Intermediate Certificate Authorities (CA) certificates ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues

    Today we revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10, in conjunction with Adobe’s update process. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not need to take any action because protections ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2757760

    Today we released Security Advisory 2757760 to address an issue that affects Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions if a user views a website hosting malicious code. Internet Explorer 10 is not affected. We have received reports of only a small number ...read more
  • 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 ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2914486

    Today we released Security Advisory 2914486 regarding a local elevation of privilege (EoP) issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003. Windows Vista and later are not affected by this local EoP issue. A member of the Microsoft ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2847140

    Today, we released Security Advisory 2847140 regarding an issue that impacts Internet Explorer 8. Internet Explorer 6, 7, 9 and 10 are not affected by the vulnerability. This issue allows remote code execution if users browse to a malicious website with ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues (Nov. 6, 2012)

    Today, in conjunction with Adobe’s update process, we have revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not need to take any action because protections ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Advisory 2286198 Updated

    Looks like the Microsoft Security Response Team announced an update to 2286198: We've just updated Microsoft Security Advisory 2286198 to let customers know that we now have an automated "Fix It" available to implement the workaround we first outlined in our original posting on Friday, July...
  • Blog Post: Authenticity and the November 2013 Security Updates

    If you haven't had a chance to see the movie Gravity , I highly recommend you take the time to check it out. The plot moves a bit slowly at times, but director Alfonso Cuaron's work portrayal of zero gravity is worth the ticket price alone. Add in stellar ...read more