A trio of problems caused by a software update in some of Microsoft's data centers led to a service outage for customers of the Microsoft Entra ID MFA service last week.
Microsoft customers now have the option of logging in to Windows, on desktop or mobile devices, with a FIDO2-compliant security key--and no password.
Adoption and support for two-factor authentication continues to expand, as Yubico and Microsoft introduce new products designed to make passwords a thing of the past.
Windows administrators don't like zero day vulnerabilities. The good news about the new flaw in the TaskScheduler service is that a hotfix, or a micropatch, is available.
Microsoft has taken over six domains associated with a Russian-backed hacking group known to have targeted U.S. political campaigns and candidates.