December 2015 Security Update Release Summary

Today we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library.  MSRC Team… Read more

Important update for WSUS 4.0 (KB 3095113)

Some of you may know that we are releasing the Windows 10 1511 feature upgrade, which is the first in-place upgrade for Windows 10, to WSUS in the next couple weeks.  To fully enable this deployment scenario, we shipped a patch to WSUS for WS12 and WS12R2 (KB 3095113).  Following this release, we received some… Read more

New Microsoft Windows hotfixes to address issues installing and searching for updates

We have a couple recent hotfixes for Windows that you’ll want to be aware of if you install Windows updates by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 or ConfigMgr 2012 R2). The problems addressed with these hotfixes have the following symptoms: – When you install Windows updates by using System Center Configuration Manager,… Read more

November 2015 Security Update Release Summary

Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library.  MSRC Team… Read more

Microsoft Bounty Programs Expansion – .NET Core and ASP.NET Beta Bounty

Today, I have another exciting expansion of the Microsoft Bounty Programs to announce. Please visit https://aka.ms/bugbounty to find out more. I’ll be discussing this new bounty in my talk at SyScan360 on October 21, 2015. We are delighted to offer a bounty for the .NET Core and ASP.NET Beta which Microsoft released earlier this month. .NET and… Read more

October 2015 Security Update Release Summary

Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library.  MSRC Team… Read more

September 2015 Security Update Release Summary

Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library.  MSRC Team… Read more

Security Update Solution Further Protects Customer Devices

On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Microsoft released a security update solution to address a vulnerability. The update is for all supported versions of Internet Explorer.   We recommend customers to apply this update as soon as possible by following the directions on the TechNet.com/Security website, in Security Bulletin MS15-093. More information about this bulletin can… Read more

August 2015 Security Update Release Summary

Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library.  MSRC Team… Read more

Microsoft Bounty Programs Expansion – Bounty for Defense, Authentication Bonus, and RemoteApp

I am very pleased to be releasing additional expansions of the Microsoft Bounty Programs. Please stop by the Microsoft Networking Lounge at Black Hat, August 5-6, to learn more about these programs; or, visit https://aka.ms/BugBounty. We are raising the Bounty for Defense maximum from $50,000 USD to $100,000 USD. I am also very excited to… Read more