Microsoft announced new options for SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 end of support

Microsoft offers a new way to extend support: migrate to Azure, get free Extended Security Updates.

DomainFactory customer data was compromised

German hosting provider DomainFactory, owned by GoDaddy, confirmed the data breach. Customers are recommended to change their passwords immediately.

Microsoft announced Known Folder Move (KFM) for OneDrive

KFM makes it easier to move content from the Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders to OneDrive.

Microsoft releases Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Builds 17692

The company officially announced release of Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview build 17692, which includes several new features for testing.

Microsoft provides protections from vulnerability Spectre Variant 4

As part of the planned June 2018 Patch Tuesday Microsoft added protections from an additional subclass of speculative execution side channel vulnerability known as Speculative Store Bypass (CVE-2018-3639).

Windows Hello will support FIDO2 Security Keys

Microsoft announced that unites Windows Hello and FIDO2 security keys to enable easy and secure authentication on shared devices.

Microsoft stopped supporting some versions of Windows 10

Windows 10 version 1607 users will no longer receive new cumulative updates, and additional servicing for version 1511 also ends.

Critical vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft has released a security update for Malware Protection Engine, including a patch for the remote code execution vulnerability

Two critical vulnerabilities were patched: update Samba servers immediately

Two critical vulnerabilities that could allow unprivileged remote attackers to launch DoS attacks against servers and change any other users’ passwords, including admin’s, were detected and addressed by maintainers of Samba.

Windows Server 2016 Certification

Another achievement of our team member – MCSA 70-743 Exam: Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 has been successfully completed by our specialist.