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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 ...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: Fix it for Security Advisory 2794220 now available

    We have updated Security Advisory 2749920 to include the Fix it we discussed in Saturday’s blog post . This easy, one-click Fix it is available to everyone and prevents the vulnerability from being used for code execution without affecting your ...read more
  • Blog Post: May 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    For those who couldn’t attend the live webcast, today we’re publishing the May 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded 13 questions on various topics during the webcast, with specific bulletin questions focusing ...read more
  • Blog Post: Certificate Trust List update and the June 2012 bulletins

    For Update Tuesday we’re releasing seven security bulletins – three Critical-class and four Important – addressing 26 unique CVEs to further improve the security postures of Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Dynamics AX, Microsoft ...read more
  • Blog Post: It’s That Time of Year, For the December 2012 Bulletin Release

    Happy holidays! I hope everyone is enjoying the festive season. I like to get my holiday shopping done early, and this year was no exception. In the middle of my holiday shopping last week, as I passed my cash from one store to the next, I was reminded ...read more
  • Blog Post: September 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

    Just a quick heads up that today we're releasing our Advance Notification Service (ANS) for the September Security Bulletins that are scheduled for release Tuesday, September 14, 2010.  This month we will be releasing 9 bulletins addressing 13 vulnerabilities affecting Windows, Internet Information...
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the February 2011 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we're providing our Advance Notification Service for February's security bulletins. This month, we'll release 12 bulletins, three of them rated Critical and nine rated Important, addressing issues in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Visual Studio, and IIS. For all the details see the...
  • Blog Post: The January 2011 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

    Today as part of our monthly security bulletin release we have two bulletins addressing three vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Windows Server. This first bulletin is rated Important, while the second is rated Critical…. [ MSRC ] J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer The App-V Team...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2887505

    Today we released Security Advisory 2887505 regarding an issue that affects Internet Explorer. There are only reports of a limited number of targeted attacks specifically directed at Internet Explorer 8 and 9, although the issue could potentially affect ...read more
  • Blog Post: The May 2011 Security Bulletin Release is Here

    Just in case you somehow managed to miss the announcement, the May security bulletin release is upon us.  For all the details, including a video by Microsoft’s own Jerry Bryant, see the Microsoft Security Response Center blog here . J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer The App-V Team...
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2798897 released, Certificate Trust List updated

    Hello, Today we released Security Advisory 2798897 to notify customers that we are aware of active attacks using a fraudulent digital certificate issued by TURKTRUST Inc. To help protect customers, we have updated the Certificate Trust List (CTL) to ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2219475 released along with Webcast Q&A

    I'm sure you're already aware of this but in case you somehow managed to miss it, Security Advisory 2219475 was released last Thursday.  You can read all the details here but I have the synopsis below: Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a possible vulnerability in the Windows Help...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2524375

    Today we're releasing Security Advisory 2524375 , to address nine fraudulent digital certificates issued by Comodo Group Inc, a root certificate authority. Comodo has since revoked the digital certificates. This is not a Microsoft security vulnerability; however, one of the certificates potentially affects...