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  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2963983

    Today, we released Security Advisory 2963983 regarding an issue that impacts Internet Explorer. At this time, we are only aware of limited, targeted attacks. This issue allows remote code execution if users visit a malicious website with an affected browser ...read more
  • 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 ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues (Feb. 7, 2013)

    Today we revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, this revision was released in conjunction with Adobe’s update process. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not ...read more
  • Blog Post: Q&A from the September 2011 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the September Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded 15 questions primarily regarding the Diginotar Certificate compromise and the associated Security Advisory. There was one question that we were ...read more
  • 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,” ...read more
  • Blog Post: Best Practices for Securing WSUS with SSL

    Here’s another great article I found while I was checking out what was new over on the TechNet Wiki this morning. This one was written by Travis Plunk and discusses the best practices for securing WSUS with SSL: One of the questions that always come up during the planning phase of WSUS is how to secure...
  • Blog Post: The October 2013 security updates

    This month we release eight bulletins – four Critical and four Important - which address 26 unique CVEs in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, SharePoint, .NET Framework, Office, and Silverlight. For those who need to prioritize their deployment ...read more
  • Blog Post: Q&A from the March 2011 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the March Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded five questions on various topics during the webcast, including bulletins released, deployment tools, and update detection tools. We invite our ...read more
  • Blog Post: June 2012 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    Hello, Today we published the June Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page , and the June 2012 Security Bulletin Release Webcast slide deck . We fielded 23 questions on various topics during the webcast, including bulletins released ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues (Feb. 26, 2013)

    Today we revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8. This advisory revision was released in conjunction with Adobe’s update process. Customers who have automatic updates enabled ...read more
  • Blog Post: July 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    Today we’re publishing the July 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . During the webcast, we fielded 10 questions covering all updates. All questions are included on the Q&A page. We invite our customers to join us ...read more
  • Blog Post: New update available for MS13-036

    Portuguese (Brazil) , Русский Today we released a new update to replace KB2823324, which was originally made available through MS13-036 . As we previously discussed , we stopped distributing this update when we learned some customers were having issues ...read more
  • Blog Post: Q&A from May 2011 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the May Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded twelve questions on various topics during the webcast, including bulletins released and the Malicious Software Removal Tool. There were two questions ...read more
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for August 2012 Security Bulletin Release

    Today we're providing advanced notification on the release of nine bulletins, five Critical and four Important, for August 2012. The five Critical security bulletins are addressing ten vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Exchange ...read more
  • Blog Post: January 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    Today we’re publishing the January2013 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . During the webcast, we fielded 12 questions focusing primarily on the Print Spooler ( MS12-001 ) and .NET Framework ( MS13-004 ) updates. All questions ...read more
  • Blog Post: Countdown to the BlueHat Prize announcement and a chance for you to win $5000

    Hello, To mark the start of the 10-day countdown to the BlueHat Prize award ceremony, the MSRC Ecosystem Strategy Team is announcing the BlueHat Prize Question Sweepstakes that will give you a chance to win $5,000 at Black Hat this year! Be sure to ...read more
  • Blog Post: Q&A from the January 2011 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the January Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded five questions on various topics during the webcast. We invite our customers to join us for the next public webcast on Wednesday, February ...read more
  • Blog Post: Advance Notification Service for the January 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    On behalf of all of us here at Microsoft, I’d like to wish everyone a very happy New Year! With 2013 starting on a Tuesday, our monthly bulletin release is upon us a bit earlier than usual. Next Tuesday we’ll release seven bulletins; two ...read more
  • 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 ...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: 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 ...read more
  • 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 ...read more
  • Blog Post: A look back at 2011’s security landscape

    Hi everyone – Mike Reavey here. Today, we’re releasing our December set of security updates. As we do every month, we're providing a heads-up on what’s coming in this month’s release as well as offering links to more information ...read more
  • Blog Post: Verifying update hashes

    Some of you may have noticed us improving our defense-in-depth practices for bulletins by supplying sha1 and sha2 hashes in the Knowledge Base (KB) articles . This has been most visible in the KB with the addition of the “File hash information” ...read more
  • Blog Post: Q&A From the August 2011 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the August Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded six questions on various topics during the webcast, including bulletins released and the Malicious Software Removal Tool. There was one question ...read more