Windows Server and Network Security
- August 08, 2017
Security researchers uncovered a new SMB vulnerability in July, but Microsoft feels most administrators who follow network security best practices are already protected.
- May 09, 2017
Microsoft didn't wait until May Patch Tuesday to issue an update on a critical Malware Protection Engine vulnerability discovered by Google's Project Zero.
- March 14, 2017
After Microsoft skipped February Patch Tuesday, it released 17 updates in March, including a long-awaited patch for a zero-day Server Message Block vulnerability.
- December 13, 2016
Microsoft delivers 12 patches and adjusts its operating system servicing model for administrators who want security-only updates separate from the monthly quality rollup.
- 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.
- June 09, 2015
June proves less buggy for Microsoft as Redmond issues only two critical patches targeting Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player.
- May 12, 2015
A Windows Server 2003 vulnerability won't receive a fix in the latest batch of Patch Tuesday updates.
- May 11, 2015
Microsoft divulged details on Windows Update for Business, a new option to help admins control when Windows 10 client devices receive updates by distinguishing update rings.
- April 14, 2015
Microsoft issued patches across 11 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities for April's Patch Tuesday, and rolled out Skype for Business to Office 365 customers.
- March 10, 2015
Microsoft issued patches across 14 bulletins for this month's Patch Tuesday update, including fixes for Windows and Office.
- February 10, 2015
Microsoft issued patches across nine bulletins for February's Patch Tuesday update. The company fixed issues within Group Policy and Internet Explorer.
- January 14, 2015
January saw a light Patch Tuesday, but Microsoft's move to discontinue its advance notification service has rankled security researchers.
- December 09, 2014
Microsoft's last set of security fixes for the year brought critical fixes for Microsoft Office, VBScript and Internet Explorer.
- November 11, 2014
Microsoft patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in the year's largest Patch Tuesday update, but it delayed an Exchange update.
- October 14, 2014
Microsoft returned to a higher number of patches in its October update, with fixes for three critical issues.