IT Pro is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

Microsoft Windows Server

Microsoft issues emergency fixes for wide-reaching Kerberos issues
The Microsoft logo as seen in large print fixed onto a glass building
Software

Microsoft issues emergency fixes for wide-reaching Kerberos issues

The tech giant released updates for domain controllers after swathes of IT teams reported authentication issues within their organisations
21 Nov 2022
Windows Server admins say latest Patch Tuesday broke authentication policies
Image of a server rack with lens flare on the corner of the image
Server & storage

Windows Server admins say latest Patch Tuesday broke authentication policies

Microsoft has issued a workaround for the certificate-mapping issue, but many have already rolled back the updates to avoid operational disruption
12 May 2022
Windows Server admins agree to forgo broken patches
Image of a server rack
Microsoft Windows Server

Windows Server admins agree to forgo broken patches

Many administrators have agreed to wait until February's round of patches to avoid operational disruption caused by broken fixes
19 Jan 2022
Microsoft takes aim at critical RCE flaws with "massive" Patch Tuesday update
Win 11 on a smartphone in front of code on a monitor
cyber security

Microsoft takes aim at critical RCE flaws with "massive" Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft has kicked off 2022 with a score of security fixes for critical-rated vulnerabilities in some of the most widely used products used by busin…
12 Jan 2022
Microsoft issues out-of-band patch for Windows Server sign-in bug
Microsoft logo suspended above a conference floor
Microsoft Windows Server

Microsoft issues out-of-band patch for Windows Server sign-in bug

The flaw, which causes a slow down in the user verification process, needs to be installed manually by IT admins
6 Jan 2022
Microsoft launches Secured-core servers to combat ransomware
Rendering of a server rack, with blue light coming from the units
cyber security

Microsoft launches Secured-core servers to combat ransomware

Previously debuting on Windows PCs in 2019, the Secured-core initiative has reached servers in a bid to better protect infrastructure from cyber attac…
8 Dec 2021
Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows
A depiction of a bug on a blue binary background
zero-day exploit

Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows

Elevation-of-privilege flaw could enable Chinese hackers to mount widespread spying campaign
13 Oct 2021
Microsoft warns 'Zerologon' Windows Server bug being exploited by hackers
Ones and zeros traveling towards darkness
exploits

Microsoft warns 'Zerologon' Windows Server bug being exploited by hackers

The tech giant is 'actively tracking' threat actors using the exploit to access domain controllers
25 Sep 2020
Beat the clock on Windows Server end-of-service
whitepaper
Microsoft Windows Server

Beat the clock on Windows Server end-of-service

Be ready to update and modernise your IT infrastructure with new server hardware
12 Jun 2020
Microsoft delays end of support for older Windows 10 releases
Windows 10 start menu
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft delays end of support for older Windows 10 releases

Coronavirus knocks back final updates to iterations of the flagship OS released in 2017 and 2018
15 Apr 2020
Microsoft accidentally leaks details on a wormable SMB flaw
A hand holding a magnifying glass reveals a red lock, unlocked among several blue locked locks
vulnerability

Microsoft accidentally leaks details on a wormable SMB flaw

No patch is currently available for the vulnerability, which has now been publicly acknowledged
11 Mar 2020
Local councils 'still aren't serious about security'
Image of a server rack with lens flare on the corner of the image
Microsoft Windows Server

Local councils 'still aren't serious about security'

Authorities faced an average of 37 attacks per minute between 2013 and 2017 on unsupported software
11 Sep 2018
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 preview hits timing snag
Server & storage

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 preview hits timing snag

Current preview will expire next week, but no replacement will be offered until May
7 Apr 2015