Category: Security

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Windows 10 Update Servicing Cadence

I’ve heard from many of you that you’d like a primer on our monthly Windows 10 quality update servicing cadence and terminology. In response, I’d like to share our guiding principles, then dive into them further to provide context for the quality updates themselves. Guiding principles We use the following principles for the monthly Windows […]

Security baseline for Windows 10 “Creators Update” (v1703) – FINAL

Microsoft is pleased to announce the final release of the recommended security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 “Creators Update,” also known as version 1703, “Redstone 2,” or RS2. The downloadable attachment to this blog post includes importable GPOs, tools for applying the GPOs, custom ADMX files for Group Policy settings, and all the settings in spreadsheet […]

There’s a new Gmail phishing attack going around, and it’s fooling everyone

Tech professionals don’t generally fall for phishing attacks: They know what to look for and when to be suspicious. One new attack, however, is even fooling the experienced. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/theres-a-new-gmail-phishing-attack-going-around-and-its-fooling-everyone/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTlRSalltTXlaREV4T1dSbSIsInQiOiJacitXZmp0UnFBSWZuNGx3dlVjQWdnS3JOXC9NcEttNzhwSkRLekhDQ1RZdzNNbk5lc3lGNW5BdGhCT2x2K0F2cnQ1Sm1ubkVVRjZmVzNUa0xJMW9HNmVsSWoxY01SZzBOSWFkVnZIOVdWbGExc1VmcGRTUEU2OVJnMElUVnQ5WXIifQ%3D%3D