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Out-of-band release for Security Bulletin MS15-078

2015-07-21 KENNETH 0

Today, we released a security bulletin to provide an update for Microsoft Windows. Customers who have automatic updates enabled or apply the update, will be protected. We recommend customers apply the update as soon as possible, following the directions in the security bulletin. More information about this bulletin can be found at Microsoft’s Bulletin Summary page. MSRC Team Source: ms-msrc

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July 2015 Security Updates

2015-07-15 KENNETH 0

Today we released security updates for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, and Internet Explorer. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. For more information about this month’s security updates and advisories visit the Security TechNet Library.  You can also follow the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team on Twitter at @MSFTSecResponse MSRC Team Source: ms-msrc

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June 2015 Updates

2015-06-10 KENNETH 0

Today, as part of Update Tuesday, we released 8 security bulletins.  We encourage customers to apply all of these updates. For more information about this month’s security updates, including the detailed view of the Exploitability Index (XI), visit the Microsoft Bulletin Summary webpage. If you are not familiar with how we calculate the XI, a full description can be found here. We released one new Security Advisory: Update for Juniper Network Windows In-Box Junos Pulse Client (2962393) One Security Advisory has been revised: Update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer (2755801) For the latest information, you can follow the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team on Twitter at @MSFTSecResponse. MSRC Team Source: ms-msrc

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May 2015 Updates

2015-05-13 KENNETH 0

Today, as part of Update Tuesday, we released 13 security bulletins. We encourage customers to apply all of these updates. For more information about this month’s security updates, including a detailed view of the Exploitability Index (XI), visit the Microsoft Bulletin Summary webpage. If you are not familiar with how we calculate the XI, a full description can be found here. We also released one new Security Advisory: Update to Default Cipher Suite Priority Order (3042058) One Security Advisory was revised: Update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer (2755801) For the latest information, you can follow the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team on Twitter at @MSFTSecResponse. MSRC Team Source: ms-msrc

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Microsoft Bounty Programs Expansion – Azure and Project Spartan

2015-04-23 KENNETH 0

I am excited to announce significant expansions to the Microsoft Bounty Programs.  We are evolving the 'Online Services Bug Bounty, launching a new bounty for Project Spartan, and updating the Mitigation Bypass Bounty. This continued evolution includes additions to the Online Services Bug Bounty Program:  Azure Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform and the backbone of Microsoft cloud services. This program will include a number of Azure services, such as: Azure virtual machines, Azure Cloud Services, Azure Storage, Azure Active Directory and much more Sway.com Sway.com is a web application that lets users express ideas in an entirely new way across many devices and platforms Raising the maximum payout for the Online Services Bounty Program We will pay up to $15,000 USD for critical bugs, as always, more for more impactful and better documented bugs. We’re also launching a new bounty [ more… ]