- August 25, 2016
Find all the independent reporting and analysis from the Microsoft Ignite conference 2016 in one place.
- August 09, 2016
Of the nine security bulletins released for August Patch Tuesday, Windows Server operating systems are only affected by six.
- July 12, 2016
Security analysts say an important bulletin to shut down a .NET framework vulnerability should get top patching priority on Windows Server systems.
- June 17, 2016
Patch Tuesday usually relieves sys admins' headaches but the June edition handed out a few, as a patch designed to improve security for Group Policy actually took it away.
- June 14, 2016
June's batch of security bulletins included a number of updates to close Windows Server vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution flaw in DNS server.
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- May 10, 2016
Microsoft issued 16 security bulletins for May's Patch Tuesday, including critical updates for its Internet Explorer and Edge browsers, as well as Microsoft Office.
- April 12, 2016
An Adobe zero-day update received top billing as Microsoft released its April Patch Tuesday fixes.
- March 08, 2016
Despite ending support for Internet Explorer 9 in January, Microsoft continued to issue patches for the older browser.
- February 10, 2016
Microsoft, taking a cue from Google, elevates fixes for Adobe Flash with a security bulletin in February.
- January 26, 2016
Get ready to pay more, experts warn, when Windows Server licensing fees shift from per-processor to per-core starting with Windows Server 2016.
- January 12, 2016
Administrators with machines on Windows 8 and unsupported versions of Internet Explorer will need to update after this month.
- December 08, 2015
Microsoft ended the security cycle of 2015 by releasing eight critical bulletins, including details on a font exploit.
- November 10, 2015
Microsoft releases 12 security bulletins covering a wide range of applications, including Skype.
- October 13, 2015
Windows administrators have a relatively light month, as Microsoft releases only six security bulletins for October.
- September 08, 2015
The bad news: Microsoft had to issue Patch Tuesday fixes for Office and IE. The good news: no patches for Windows 10 or Adobe Flash.