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September ANS and an important heads-up concerning certificates

简体中文, 繁體中文, Français, Italiano, 日本語, 한국어, México, Portuguese (Brazil), Русский        Hello there. As we prepare for September’s two security updates, we’d like to remind you about an important change to Windows’ certificate requirements included in Security Advisory 2661254 (Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length). In June, we began communicating this change, which will help improve …

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Advance Notification Service for August 2012 Security Bulletin Release

Today we’re providing advanced notification on the release of nine bulletins, five Critical and four Important, for August 2012. The five Critical security bulletins are addressing ten vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Exchange, SQL Server, Server Software, and Developer Tools. The bulletin for Exchange will address the issue first described in Security Advisory 2737111. …

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Advance Notification Service for July 2012 Security Bulletin Release

Hello — As per our usual cadence, today we’re releasing our advance notification for this month’s security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, July 10. The July release includes nine bulletins addressing 16 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and Visual Basic for Applications. We will release all nine bulletins on Tuesday …

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Advance Notification Service for June 2012 Security Bulletin Release

Hello — Today we’re releasing our advance notification for the June security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12. This month’s release includes 7 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic for Applications, Dynamics AX, and the .NET Framework. All seven bulletins will be released on Tuesday at approximately 10 …

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ANS for February 2012, and some notes on SDL

Hello. Today we’re releasing our advance notification for the February security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, February 14. This month’s release includes nine bulletins addressing 21 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and .NET/Silverlight. As always, we recommend that customers review the ANS summary page for more information and prepare for the …

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January 2012 ANS is released

Hello. Today we’re releasing our advance notification for the January security bulletin release, which is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10. This month’s release includes seven bulletins addressing eight vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Developer Tools And Software. As always, we recommend that customers review the ANS summary page for more information and prepare for …

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Advanced Notification for out-of-band release to address Security Advisory 2659883

Hello, Today we’re providing advance notification for an out-of-band security update to address the publicly disclosed issue described in Security Advisory 2659883. The release is scheduled for tomorrow, December 29, at approximately 10 a.m. PST. The bulletin has a severity rating of Critical and addresses a publicly disclosed vulnerability in ASP.NET that affects all versions …

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News from MAPP, and Advance Notification Service for the December 2011 Bulletin Release

Hello all. Before we look at next week’s bulletin release, we’d like to point out an update to our Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) that should provide customers with greater transparency as to how MAPP partners use the information we share with them when we release security advisories. As you know, we work closely with …

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Rustock updates and Advance Notification Service for the July 2011 Security Bulletin Release

Hello all — This week we released a special Security Intelligence Reportthat showcases some of the data we amassed in the wake of the big Rustock botnet takedown in the spring of 2010. The new SIR also delves into the diplomacy, secrecy and intellectual property law that all played important roles in the successful international …

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