Microsoft warns of increase in IIS web server attacks
Microsoft claims that cybercriminals increasingly use IIS extensions for web server attacks. Web shells remain the most popular, but that's exactly why IIS extensions go undetected. The tech giant warns administrators of the trend.
Web servers are leading for a company's cybersecurity. Misconfig... Read more
Windows Server 20H2 will soon be history
Microsoft reminded users that Windows Server 20H2 reaches end-of-service (EOS) as of August 9. The tech giant advises users to move to Windows Server 2019 or 2022.
Microsoft will cut support for Standard Core and Datacenter Core users of Windows Server 20H2 as of August 9. The security update p... Read more
Windows Server now automatically updates .NET
Microsoft Windows Server can now automatically update .NET Framework and .NET Core via Microsoft Update (MU).
Since the end of last year, administrators have been able to force updates on their systems. The latest Windows Server update allows automatic scheduling.
Opt-in for automated update... Read more
Microsoft introduces System Center 2022
Microsoft presented System Center 2022, a solution for deploying and managing software-based data center environments. The latest version especially helps manage large-scale Windows Server environments.
The latest version of System Center introduces new functionality to System Center Operations ... Read more
Windows 10 update breaks Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is dysfunctional on Windows Servers running Server Core. Microsoft confirms the existence of an issue that makes it impossible for users to launch Defender for Endpoint on Windows Servers.
To protect an endpoint, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint must be running on ... Read more
Splunk spots Monero crypto-mining malware on Windows Servers on AWS
Splunk, the data analysis firm, reported a resurgence of the Crypto botnet, a type of malware that attacks virtual servers running Windows Server inside Amazon Web Services. Splunk’s Threat Research Team (STRT) posted an analysis of the attack on Monday
In the report, it is thought that the at... Read more
Microsoft drops semi-annual release servicing for Windows Server
The move reflects the company's new strategic focus on its Azure Stack HCI platform.
Starting with Windows Server 2022, Microsoft will no longer be providing Semi-Annual Channel releases of Windows Server. Now there will only only be Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) releases of Windows Server,... Read more
Microsoft releases a bumper batch of security updates
Microsoft released a bunch of security updates following Patch Tuesday. Check your systems for updates and install these security systems as soon as possible.
Following Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released 4 XL-sized security fixes for its products to deal with 12 critical issues that plagued... Read more
Windows Server gets ‘Robocopy’; auto-compression to transfer files faster
Microsoft has hinted at a new feature for future editions of Windows. The software giant had a small event last week that they named the "Windows Server Summit." During the event, Ned Pyle, the principal program manager, showed off new auto-compression features.
The feature will work on files be... Read more
New Windows exploit allows any user to become an admin
A recently patched Windows exploit lets anyone with a network connection obtain full access to the Active Directory domain-controller.
Researchers at Secura have developed and published a proof-of-concept exploit for a recently patched Windows vulnerability that can allow access to an organizati... Read more