Booth duty…

I spent all day yesterday manning the MSRC Cabana and Security Guidance Booth.  Between Stephen’s voice looping on the MSRC video running in the Cabana, and Simon’s funky accent saying “What can I tell you about the MSRC?” to every passer-by, I was so happy last night to be in the silence of my hotel …

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Inside the Microsoft Security Response Process: The View from the Podium

I just want to take a moment to thank *everyone* who attended the MSRC talk today at Tech Ed.  You guys asked some great questions and provided some awesome feedback.  What I heard from you resoundingly, is that we’re on the right track, and there are still great things we can do to further assist you.  The talk …

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Customers Help Us Improve Security Communications

Debby Fry Wilson here!  I had the opportunity to attend the CanSecWest security research conference in Vancouver, Canada last week. It was a tremendously valuable and eye-opening experience to see and hear the passion, dedication and commitment that segments of security researchers put into their craft of finding and exposing security vulnerabilities in software products. …

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One security bulletin for May and a few more things…

Hi everyone, Mike Reavey here to tell you about today’s security bulletin and some other offerings to help protect and provide guidance for customers.   Today’s release includes one bulletin affecting Windows 2000.  It’s rated as “Important”.  (This update addresses the recently disclosed “greymagic” vulnerability that Stephen blogged about a few weeks back.)   You …

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Information on Publicly Disclosed Windows Vulnerability

Stephen Toulouse here with the MSRC, just wanted to provide everyone with some information related to public reports of a possible vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was publicly disclosed.  The issue involves the Windows Shell, and our initial investigation has found that significant user interaction would be required for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability.  …

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Welcome to our new home…. and April Security Updates.

Hey everyone, this is Mike Reavey from the MSRC. Welcome to the Microsoft Security Response Center Blog’s new home! We here at the MSRC started the blog for our time at RSA 2005, but we had such great support and positive responses from customers that we’ve have decided to keep it going. Today we’ve moved the blog to a …

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