Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7

During the life cycle of the operating system, the company provides free update support, and the end of this cycle has to come. That’s what happens to Windows 7. The strategy of Microsoft is to refuse of support Windows 7 in order to promote and popularize Windows 10 OS. They say that  Windows 10 has…

Windows 10 update

The point of an update policy is to make the update process predictable, with procedures for notifying users so that they can plan their work accordingly and avoid unexpected downtime. The policy needs to address several distinct types of updates. The most familiar are the monthly cumulative security and reliability updates that are delivered on…

How to extend Security Updates of Windows 7

As we all know every operating system needs in support. But what will you do when the support will end? I should recommend you to look at such variant like extended Windows 7 support, cause the current support is going to end in January of 2020. But if you need keep going to run Window…

How to protect your business with Windows 10 security

It would be great if the process of securing a Windows 10 device can be reduced to a simple checklist. But the process of securing is much more complicated than that. The initial setup simply establishes a security baseline. When this configuration is complete, security needs continued vigilance and ongoing effort. A big part of…

June 2019 Quarterly Exchange Updates

General changes: Decreasing Exchange Rights in the Active Directory – Deny ACE placed on the DNS Admins group and the ability for Exchange to assign Service Principal Names (SPN’s) was removed because these are not required by Exchange; the directory updates released today are fully compatible with all versions of Exchange Server regardless of cumulative…

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

Microsoft announces new OneDrive for Business feature: Files Restore

New feature allows business customers to restore accidentally deleted or compromised files, as well as view the history of file changes in their OneDrive.

Skype will discontinue the option to sign in via Facebook

Microsoft announced that it plans to disable the use of Facebook accounts to sign in to Skype in January 2018.

Microsoft will end support for Word, PowerPoint and Excel Viewers soon

Microsoft has confirmed that it will discontinue support for Word, Excel and PowerPoint Document Viewers and wants the users to start using the Windows 10 apps.

Microsoft offers security advisory for DDE attacks mitigation

Microsoft has released an official guidance on securing its Office applications from attacks leveraging Dynamic Data Exchange protocol.