System Center Blogs: Now on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

If you liked the original System Center Blogs app that was published last year for Windows Phone and Android, you’ll be happy to know that both apps have now been updated, plus there is a new version now available for iOS. The updates include bug fixes and feature additions as well as a current list… Read more

HOTFIX: Software updates are displayed as invalid in the Administrator Console in ConfigMgr 2007

If you are a Configuration Manager 2007 customer, we recognize you might have concerns about the impact of recent changes to Microsoft Update. These changes were introduced by either the application of the WSUS update KB 2734608 , or by back-end Microsoft…(read more) J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division Get the… Read more

November 2012 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

Hello, Today we’re publishing the November 2012 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page. During the webcast, we fielded ten questions focusing primarily Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 detection and deployment, MS12-072 (Windows Shell), and MS12-073 (IIS). All questions are included on the Q&A page. We invite our customers to join us… Read more

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” section, but it is also noted in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of… Read more

November 2012 Bulletin Release

Security UpdatesToday we released six security bulletins to help protect our customers – four Critical, one Important, and one Moderate – addressing 19 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Shell, Windows Kernel, Internet Explorer, Internet Information Services (IIS), .NET Framework, and Excel. For those who need to prioritize deployment, we recommend focusing on these two Critical updates… Read more

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 rated Important will address four vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and finally, one Moderate update will address two issues in Microsoft Windows…. Read more

Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues (Nov. 6, 2012)

Today, in conjunction with Adobe’s update process, we have revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not need to take any action because protections will be downloaded and installed automatically. Customers who do not use automatic updates should apply the… Read more