December 2012 – Technical Rollup Mail - Security
"Blackhole" Exploit Kit Activity Peaks as Exploit Activity on the Internet Reaches New Heights http://blogs.technet.com/b/security/archive/2012/11/12/blackhole-exploit-kit-activity-peaks-as-exploit-activity-on-the-internet-reaches-new-heights.aspx Blacole, a family of exploits used by the so–called Blackhole exploit kit to deliver malicious software through infected webpages, was the most commonly detected exploit family in the first half of 2012 by a large margin. Learn more about this exploit, and steps you can take to evaluate the risks in your environment and mitigate them as soon as possible.
The Promise of Differential Privacy http://blogs.technet.com/b/trustworthycomputing/archive/2012/11/05/the-promise-of-differential-privacy.aspx Microsoft has some of the world’s top privacy researchers working on a wide variety of interesting challenges, and strives to translate this research into new privacy–enhancing technologies. Differential Privacy is a technology that enables researchers and analysts to extract useful answers from databases containing personal information and, at the same time, offers strong individual privacy protections. Explore how Differential Privacy works; download the new white paper entitled, "Differential Privacy for Everyone".
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for Dec, 2012
Security Bulletin Overview for Dec 2012
Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) Blog Post http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683067
Windows Media Video (WMV) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683068
Windows Media Audio (WMA) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683069
iPod Video (MP4) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683070
MP3 Audio http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683071
High Quality WMV (2.5 Mbps) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683072
Zune Video (WMV) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683073
Microsoft Product Lifecycle Information
Find information about your particular products on the Microsoft Product Lifecycle Web site http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9669804
See a List of Supported Service Packs http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9669805
Microsoft provides free software updates for security and nonsecurity issues for all supported service packs.
Follow the Microsoft Security Response team on Twitter http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9739346 @MSFTSecResponse for the latest information on the threat landscape.
Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010
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Forefront TMG (ISA Server) Product Team Blog
The ISA Server Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
Using the Account Lockout Feature in TMG 2010
Setting up TMG 2010 Where EMS is a Domain Member and Array Servers are in a Workgroup
How to determine if a client request contains a Multi-Line Header
How to implement PEAP-MSCHAPv2 as authentication method for VPN connections in TMG 2010
Other TechNet Blogs
Data analysis with TMG data packager.
TMG services hang at startup due to third party service.
Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010
Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Technical Resources
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Forefront Unified Access Gateway Product Team Blog
The UAG Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/edgeaccessblog) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
UAG 2010 Service Pack 3 is in the works
UAG published website is not fully rendered
Other TechNet Blogs
UAG Error Codes
UAG support for Windows 8…and other new tech
The UAG Video course is out!
Forefront Edge on the Wiki
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The latest entries include:
ISA /TMG server returned a response code of 400 (BAD REQUEST)
Forefront UAG DirectAccess: Application Compatibility Table (en-US)
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