Security Intelligence Report (SIR) v8 Now Available! http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731018
Volume 8 of the SIR provides a comprehensive and unique perspective on malware and potentially unwanted software activity around the world. The report analysis is based on data from over 500 million computers and from some of the Internet's busiest online services in the second half of 2009, and offers information about developing secure software and securing Internet-facing systems from attack.
Security Tip of the Month: Application Privacy Assessments Find out how to easily evaluate how well an application and its operating environment stack up against industry privacy and data security best practices and how well they comply with your organization's privacy and data security policies.
Download Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731019
Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint prevents malware and out-of-policy content from entering SharePoint libraries using multiple scanning engines from industry-leading partners combined with file and keyword filtering. Download and try it today.
Download Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731020
Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 helps IT efficiently deploy and manage new applications, facilitating seamless secure collaboration between organizations with automated federation tools. Download now and receive resources from the experts.
Internet Explorer 8 and the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Explore how the Windows Internet Explorer team has applied the SDL to every stage of the software engineering process for Internet Explorer 8.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May, 2010
Microsoft Product Lifecycle Information
Find information about your particular products on the Microsoft Product Lifecycle Web site http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9669804
See a List of Supported Service Packs http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9669805
Microsoft provides free software updates for security and nonsecurity issues for all supported service packs.
Security Bulletin Overview for May 2010 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683067
Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) Blog Post http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683068
Windows Media Video (WMV) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683069
Windows Media Audio (WMA) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683070
iPod Video (MP4) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683071
MP3 Audio http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683072
High Quality WMV (2.5 Mbps) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683073
Zune Video (WMV) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726920
Video Summary: Out-of-Band Security Bulletin Release March 2010 Learn more about MS10-018 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726921, released out-of-band on March 30th due to increases in attacks against Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7 using the vulnerability discussed in http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726922
Forefront TMG and ISA Server
Forefront Security TechCenter
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Forefront TMG (ISA Server) Product Team Blog
The ISA Server Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
Network Inspection System (NIS) adds signatures to help in SQL injection and Cross-site scripting prevention
Using Getting Start Wizard to Join TMG to a Windows Domain
Unable to Install Forefront TMG – “A computer restart is required” warning message
Check Point replaced by a Forefront TMG 2010 appliance - solution by a Forefront TMG business partner
Forefront Edge Content Newsletter – Issue 2
How Disk Bottleneck can affect TMG Performance?
Unable to Send and Receive emails through ISA server
Tuning the ISP link availability testing
Error “502 proxy error, the request is not supported (50)” while trying to access websites from web proxy clients behind ISA Server 2006
Announcing the availability of the new MRS (V1.1) release
Forefront Unified Access Gateway & Intelligent Application Gateway 2007
Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Technical Resources
For comments, feedback, and requests, contact the Forefront UAG User Assistance team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forefront Unified Access Gateway Product Team Blog
The UAG Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/edgeaccessblog) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
DirectAccess, Mobile connections, DNS records, and more
How to configure UAG to send Request Headers to published Web Applications
The Mystery of the IP-HTTPS Listener, an Outlook Client and an IPv4 Only Network
Split-Brain DNS: Configuring DirectAccess for Office Communications Server (OCS)
Forefront UAG tracing is available
Configuring an External Load Balanced UAG DirectAccess Array for an IPv4 Only Network
Introduction to “The Edge Man”
UAG DirectAccess Test Lab Guide CRL Check Update
DirectAccess and Teredo Adapter Behavior
Forefront Edge on the Wiki
The home of community-generated content about Microsoft technologies — that anyone can edit! Read the latest wiki articles about TMG and UAG.
TMG - http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/tags/tmg/default.aspx
UAG - http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/tags/UAG/default.aspx
BitLocker Drive Encryption Step-by-Step Guide for Windows 7 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731023
Get a step-by-step guide to deploying BitLocker Drive Encryption on computers running Windows 7 Enterprise or Windows 7 Ultimate in a test environment then move to full-scale deployment with the BitLocker Drive Encryption Deployment Guide http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731024
BitLocker Drive Encryption in Windows 7: Frequently Asked Questions Get answers to frequently asked questions about system requirements, upgrading, deployment, administration, and many other common topics.
Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731026
Find tested guidance and powerful tools to help you protect your data using technologies like the Encrypting File System (EFS) and BitLocker Drive Encryption.
How to Perform a Remote Wipe on a Mobile Phone http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998614.aspx
Learn how to send a command to a mobile phone that will perform a wipe of that phone. This process, known as a remote device wipe, clears all Exchange information that's stored on the mobile phone. You can use the EMC or the Shell to perform a remote wipe on a mobile phone.
Using Identity Federation with Active Directory Rights Management Services http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731028
Access a step-by-step guide with instructions on how to configure a federated trust to consume rights-protected content across organizations.
System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 and Microsoft Exchange http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731028
Learn what's new in the next version of System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM), due out in the spring of 2010, including new capabilities for protecting Exchange.
TechNet Wiki: Hyper-V Protection with DPM 2010 How to Automatically Protect New Virtual Machines http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731030
Get community advice on how to automate the task of adding new virtual machines, and protecting them, using Windows PowerShell scripts.
Configure Data Protection (Quick Mode) Settings on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731031
Walk through the process of configuring the data protection (quick mode) settings for connection security rules in an isolated domain or a standalone isolated server zone.
Internet Explorer 8 Security Tips http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9731032
Get some tips for Web surfers, as well as a few tips for developers, on some of the things that can help prevent security threats. Learn about the three security topics that every developer should know about: cross-site scripting defenses, HTML sanitization, and JSON sanitization.
What’s new on Forefront Edge Security TechNet?
Forefront TMG 2010 troubleshooting Web access protection —This series of troubleshooting topics help you determine the cause and resolution of problems you might experience while using Forefront TMG Web access protection.
What’s new in Forefront UAG Update 1?
Step-by-step guide for setting up Forefront UAG DirectAccess in a test lab
Troubleshooting Forefront UAG installation
Troubleshooting IP address changes
Forefront UAG operations guide
Forefront UAG event messages
Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 8 Key Findings Summary Graphics (July - December 2009)
Graphics for the eighth volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Key Findings Summary
Security Update for Windows Media Services 4.1 for Windows 2000 (KB980858)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it.
April 2010 Security Release ISO Image
This DVD5 ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on April 13th, 2010.
Monitoring Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint White Paper
Tools for isolating and investigating operational issues in Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint
Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 8 (July - December 2009)
This is the eighth volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report
Rethinking the Cyber Threat
Rethinking the Cyber Threat - A Framework and Path Forward
Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB981726)
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. This update provides the latest fixes to Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.
Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB976321)
A security vulnerability exists in the 2007 Microsoft Office System that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
Security Update for Microsoft Office 2003 (KB976382)
A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office 2003 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
Security Update for Microsoft Office XP (KB976380)
A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office XP that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
May 2010 Security Release ISO Image
This DVD5 ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on May 11th, 2010.
Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB981725)
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003. This update provides the latest fixes to Microsoft Office Outlook 2003. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat Hotfix KB 980042
This download contains updates for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat.
Visual Basic for Applications Runtime Security Update
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system with Visual Basic for Applications Runtime.
Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830) x64
This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.
Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)
Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010] (KB905866)
Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content.
Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [May 2010] (KB905866)
Microsoft Business Ready Security Trial Environment (3.0b)
The Microsoft Business Ready Security trial environment provides an end to end trial experience across all of the Business Ready Security solutions. The environment provides an opportunity to evaluate protection, access, management and identity technologies as a pre-configured set of VHDs.
Microsoft Software License Dependency Reference Guide
A comprehensive list of Microsoft software licenses and dependent licenses that are required under the terms of Volume Licensing programs.
Extended Security Update Inventory Tool
The Extended Security Update Inventory Tool is used to detect security bulletins not covered by MBSA including MS04-028, February 2005 bulletins, and future security bulletins that are exceptions to MBSA.
Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Update 1
Forefront UAG Update 1 provides:
· Remote Desktop access from Windows Vista and Windows XP—Client endpoints running Windows Vista and Windows XP can now access RemoteApps and Remote Desktops published through Forefront UAG.
· Support for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010—Forefront UAG now supports SharePoint Server 2010.
· Support for MSOFBA—Forefront UAG now supports the Office Forms Based Authentication protocol to allow rich clients to directly access applications published through Forefront UAG.
· Support for site cookies—Forefront UAG now supports the use of site cookies for non-alternate access mapping applications, in addition to domain cookies.
· Support for large CustomUpdate files—Forefront UAG now supports CustomUpdate files up to 1.5 GB in size.
· Changes in Group Policy Object (GPO) provisioning for DirectAccess clients—Update 1 fixes an issue that caused the export script that creates GPO objects to fail, and an issue that caused the GPO to be applied to all authenticated users in the domain (including computer accounts), instead of to DirectAccess clients only.
Security Webcast Calendar http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=37910
Find security webcasts listed in an easy-to-use calendar format.
Upcoming Security Webcasts
Register for the following Webcasts on the link above
TechNet Webcast: Windows Azure Security: A Peek Under the Hood (Level 100)
Thursday, June 03, 2010 1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft June Security Bulletins (Level 200)
Wednesday, June 09, 2010 11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Pacific Time
MSDN Webcast: Security Talk: File Fuzzing for Fun and Profit (Level 300)
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Deployment Best Practices (Level 200)
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Windows 7 Security Talk (Part 3 of 3): Data Protection & Security Guidance (Level 200)
Friday, June 18, 2010 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Business Insights Webcast: Identity and Access with Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Level 100)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 and System Center Configuration Manager (Level 200)
Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Deploying a Microsoft Identity and Access Management Solution (Level 300)
Monday, June 28, 2010 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Best Practices for Deploying a Microsoft Secure Collaboration Solution (Level 300)
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 8:00 A.M.-9:30 A.M. Pacific Time
On-Demand Security Webcasts
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Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, Medium Business Edition & Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard, ISA Server 2006
Description of the ISA Server 2006 hotfix package: April 13, 2010
FIX: "0x800706fc" error when you try to view the policy rule properties in the ISA Server Management console in ISA Server 2006
FIX: ISA Server 2006 does not recognize a Subject Alternative Name certificate on a non-English Windows operating system
FIX: A repeated content download job runs only one time every day after the first day in ISA Server 2006
FIX: An expired user certificate can log on to OWA in ISA Server 2006
FIX: There is a long delay when you try to view another policy rule in ISA Server 2006 if the array contains multiple ISA servers
FIX: All Intranet sites that are accessed by using a NetBIOS name can be accessed directly in ISA Server 2006
"NLB Stopped - Configuration Failure" error when you try to enable NLB on an array that has multiple Forefront TMG 2010 members
FIX: You cannot create a report in Forefront TMG 2010 after you publish an SMTP server
FIX: You cannot add an e-mail address that contains special characters to the list of block senders in Forefront TMG 2010
The IP address filter conditions of the filter do not work in Forefront TMG 2010
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010
Description of Update 1 for Unified Access Gateway 2010
Description of the Rollup 1 hotfix package for Unified Access Gateway 2010 Update 1