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Get advance notice about March 2014 security updates
Today, the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the March security updates . If you have automatic updating turned on, most of these updates will download and install on their own. Sometimes you may need to provide input for Windows Update during an installation. In this...
6 Mar 2014
Recent Internet Explorer advisory
Microsoft released Security Advisory 2757760 yesterday about an issue in Internet Explorer. The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) is actively monitoring the situation and so far the issue has impacted only an extremely limited number of people. For more information, see Microsoft Releases...
18 Sep 2012
Get advance notice about September security updates
Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the September security updates . On Tuesday, September 11 at approximately 10 AM Pacific Time Microsoft will release 2 bulletins. The MSRC also posted information about important changes to the Windows certificate requirements...
6 Sep 2012
Get advance notice about July security updates
Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the July security updates . On Tuesday, July 10 at approximately 10 AM Pacific Time Microsoft will release 9 bulletins. The easiest way to get the updates when they're available is to turn on Windows automatic updating . For...
5 Jul 2012
Get advance notice about March security updates
Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the March security updates . On Tuesday, March 13 at approximately 10 AM Pacific Time Microsoft will release 6 bulletins. The easiest way to get the updates when they're available is to turn on Windows automatic updating . For...
9 Mar 2012
Get advance notice for February security updates: 12 bulletins, 3 critical
Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the February security updates . On Tuesday, February 8, Microsoft will release 12 bulletins. Three of the bulletins are rated Critical and nine of them are rated Important. They will address issues in: Microsoft Windows...
3 Feb 2011
Use Microsoft Fix it to update Windows XP
Microsoft is aware of a vulnerability that affects only Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. If you use Windows 2000, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, you are not affected. If your computer is running Windows XP, visit this Microsoft Fix it page to fix this problem automatically. Don't know what...
17 Jun 2010
Follow our security response team on Twitter
If you want to keep up with the very latest information about Microsoft’s response to emerging security issues, you can now follow the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) on Twitter. The address is http://twitter.com/msftsecresponse . If you follow us, you'll be the first to read: · Behind...
7 Apr 2010
Get the latest security updates for Internet Explorer and Visual Studio
Today Microsoft released 2 out-of-band security updates: MS09-034 - addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer (KB 972260) MS09-035 - addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Studio (KB 969706) Everyone should get the update for Internet Explorer. Developers should...
28 Jul 2009
Beware of malware disguised as holiday greetings
The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC ) recently noted the inevitable increase in holiday-themed viruses and worms. There's not much new about this malware: You get an e-mail or instant message that promises a greeting, holiday image, or music. If you click the message, your computer...
19 Dec 2008
Download urgent security update for Internet Explorer
Today Microsoft released an urgent security update for Internet Explorer. Because the flaw may expose computers to remote code execution, the severity rating for this security update is critical. From the moment we learned of the issue, Microsoft has been working around the clock to respond to...
17 Dec 2008
Microsoft partners get a head start to help protect you
The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) recently introduced the Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to help get security information out faster. Before this program,security software providers had to wait until the public release of security updates before building protections. ...
20 Oct 2008
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