New Security Advisory Posted

Hi everyone,  Stephen Toulouse here.  Just wanted to make a note that this morning we have published a security advisory to note the availability of the Windows 2000 Update Rollup.  Please review the security advisory and the associated documentation and KB articles provided with the rollup to get more information on this release.  Here’s the…

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New Security Advisory Posted

Hey everyone, Mike Reavey here.  I wanted to write a brief entry to let everyone know that we have posted a new security advisory today.  The advisory describes information that was posted publicly involving Internet Explorer and can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/902333.mspxWe’re not aware of any customer impact at this time, and the issue can…

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A little bit about the Release Manager.

Craig here again.  What a day.  Release Day.  You never know what it is going to bring around here.  Craziness usually, but I like it that way.  I usually come in early on release day and it is one of the few days in a year where I will get some breakfast from one of…

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Update Tuesday.

Hi everyone, Craig Gehre here, release manager for the MSRC.  I wanted to briefly check in and let you know that the release has gone as scheduled and we have the following updates available: MS05-025 addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and has a maximum severity rating of “Critical.”MS05-026 addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and…

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Advance Notification and introduction to release manager Craig

MSRC’s Release Manager Craig Gehre here.  I’ll write first about what you probably care most about today, then on to who I am and why I’m the newest blogger on this site.   This morning we posted the advance notification for next Tuesday’s bulletin release:   7 bulletins affecting Windows. The maximum severity rating for…

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Aching feet, German beer and security update deployment

For attendees and staff alike, TechEd is a busy place with long hours, aching backs and sore feet – but worth it!  I have spent every second that our stand has been open meeting with our customers – and what a variety there is!  We might learn the experiences of a home user with Windows…

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Booth duty…

I spent all day yesterday manning the MSRC Cabana and Security Guidance Booth.  Between Stephen’s voice looping on the MSRC video running in the Cabana, and Simon’s funky accent saying “What can I tell you about the MSRC?” to every passer-by, I was so happy last night to be in the silence of my hotel…

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Inside the Microsoft Security Response Process: The View from the Podium

I just want to take a moment to thank *everyone* who attended the MSRC talk today at Tech Ed.  You guys asked some great questions and provided some awesome feedback.  What I heard from you resoundingly, is that we’re on the right track, and there are still great things we can do to further assist you.  The talk…

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Thoughts on Steve Ballmer’s keynote

Wow, oh wow.  It’s always a pleasure to see Steve Ballmer speak, and it’s a greater privilege to be here at Tech Ed 2005 supporting the great things he noted in his keynote.  I’ve seen Bill Gates speak many times, but other than some internal presentations to employees I’ve never gotten a chance to see…

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MSRC focus group at TechEd — tell us what you think!

Hi folks, counting down – it’s just a couple of weeks now until TechEd Orlando. Stephen, Mike and I are excited to have the opportunity once again to meet our customers, and hear your experiences and feedback around our security bulletins. This year at TechEd we will take this a step further with a focus…

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