Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 with Service Pack 2 has been released

Please use the following link to download Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 with Service Pack 2.   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975355   This rollup includes solutions to issues with the Cloudmark antispam feature released in Service Pack 2.  Listed below are issues resolved with this rollup release:   ·         Rollup 1 for Antigen for Exchange version 9.0 with…


Join the Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint TAP Program

Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint is the next generation of Forefront Security for SharePoint.   We are currently recruiting customers to join our TAP program for this product. By participating in the Forefront TAP program, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to this new release prior to general availability. In addition you will…


Forefront Server Protection and Support for Windows 2008 R2

We have been receiving questions about our support for Windows Server 2008 R2, so we would like to clarify the information about our support for the release. The following products are designed to be compatible with Windows Server 2008 R2:   ·         Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server…


Migrating from Antigen 8 Products to Antigen 9 or Forefront Products

Because Antigen 8 for Exchange and Antigen 8 for SMTP Gateways are reaching their “End of Life” date on December 31, 2009, you will need to migrate to Antigen 9 or the appropriate Forefront product if you are currently running either of these products.  Additionally, the Antigen 8 for IM and Antigen 8 for SharePoint…


Action Required by Dec. 1, 2009: Keep your Protection Current!

As we announced on July 1, 2009, Microsoft is revising its engine mix on Dec. 1, 2009 for the Forefront and Antigen products.  This change will allow customers to utilize a set of engines that help optimize detection, while also allowing us to invest in new areas for increasing overall protection for customers.    Antimalware Protection…


Backscatter protection: how to do it with Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Backscatter is a problem that has been known to the messaging community for a long time.  In essence, backscatter is a DSN (Delivery Status Notification) delivered to a recipient who never sent the original mail in the first place.  While the DSN itself is perfectly legitimate and valid notification initiated by a reputable MTA, it…


Antigen 8.0 End-of-life

I wanted to take the opportunity to remind all customers using Antigen for Exchange 8.0 and Antigen for SMTP Gateways 8.0 that the end-of-life date for these products is creeping closer.  As of Dec. 31, 2009, these Antigen 8.0 products will no longer be supported, and will no longer receive any engine updates.  We encourage…


Announcing the Release Candidate of Forefront Security 2010 for Exchange Server

Today, we are excited to announce the release of our Forefront Security 2010 for Exchange Server RC (FSE) build for use with Exchange 2007 SP1 and Exchange 2010.  FSE provides industry leading antimalware protection by simultaneously using up to 5 individual antimalware engines.  Protection is provided for both viruses and spyware. Protection is provided by…