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Exchange Server Roadmap Update

Great news! Microsoft has announced exciting developments for the future of on-premises Exchange with the introduction of Exchange Server SE set to launch early in Q3 of 2025. This new subscription edition (SE) will arrive just as support for Exchange Server 2019 concludes on October 14, 2025. Administrators should note the tight timeline for transition [...]

Exchange Server Roadmap Update2024-05-22T09:20:55-04:00

Released: April 2024 Exchange Server Hotfix Updates

Microsoft has released Hotfix Updates (HUs) that enable support for new functionality and address issues in the March 2024 Security Update (SU). The April 2024 HU is available for the following builds of Exchange Server: Exchange Server 2019 CU13 and CU14 Exchange Server 2016 CU23 New Features The April 2024 HU introduce support for elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) certificates and [...]

Released: April 2024 Exchange Server Hotfix Updates2024-05-23T07:51:13-04:00

Microsoft’s Security Failures: A Wake-Up Call for the Tech Industry

In the summer of 2023, Microsoft faced a major cybersecurity crisis when Chinese state-sponsored hackers managed to breach the email accounts of several U.S. government officials and organizations through Microsoft's Exchange Online software. The incident, which affected over 500 individuals and 22 organizations, has been described as a "cascade of security failures" by the U.S. [...]

Microsoft’s Security Failures: A Wake-Up Call for the Tech Industry2024-04-04T07:44:16-04:00

New Windows Server Updates Causing Domain Controller Crashes and Reboots

If you're a Windows administrator, you might want to hold off on installing the latest March 2024 Windows Server updates. Widespread reports have surfaced of domain controllers crashing and restarting after applying these updates, causing headaches for IT professionals and disruptions for businesses. The Culprit: LSASS Memory Leak The root of the problem appears to [...]

New Windows Server Updates Causing Domain Controller Crashes and Reboots2024-03-25T10:05:22-04:00

Microsoft March 2024 Patch Tuesday: Exchange Server Security Updates

Description of Security Update 5 for Exchange Server 2019: March 12, 2024 (KB5036402) The March 2024 SUs address vulnerabilities responsibly reported to Microsoft by security partners and found through Microsoft’s internal processes. Although we are not aware of any active exploits in the wild, our recommendation is to immediately install these updates to protect your [...]

Microsoft March 2024 Patch Tuesday: Exchange Server Security Updates2024-03-13T04:32:39-04:00

New Zero-day Vulnerability Could Impact 97,000 Microsoft Exchange Servers

Tens of thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers worldwide could be vulnerable to a recently disclosed zero-day privilege escalation vulnerability that is already being actively exploited by threat actors. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-21410, allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to relay a user's Windows NT LAN Manager (NTLM) credentials or "hashes" to impersonate legitimate users on [...]

New Zero-day Vulnerability Could Impact 97,000 Microsoft Exchange Servers2024-02-21T13:07:36-05:00

Microsoft February 2024 Patch Tuesday: Exchange Server Security Updates

2024 H1 Cumulative Update for Exchange Server Microsoft announced the availability of the 2024 H1 Cumulative Update (CU) for Exchange Server 2019 (aka CU14). CU14 includes fixes for customer reported issues, a security change, and all previously released Security Updates (SUs). Extended Protection enabled by default As announced in August 2023, by default, starting with CU14, [...]

Microsoft February 2024 Patch Tuesday: Exchange Server Security Updates2024-03-13T03:34:27-04:00

Microsoft 365, Exchange Online impacted by ActiveSync issues

Feb 13, 2024, users connecting to Exchange Online with the latest version of Outlook Desktop are being impacted, as reported today by Petri and Windows Report news sites. The issue has been occurring since early February and is under investigation by Microsoft. The ActiveSync issues are specific to those with 365 Exchange Online, and those [...]

Microsoft 365, Exchange Online impacted by ActiveSync issues2024-02-13T12:54:25-05:00

Russian Hackers Breach Microsoft, Stealing Sensitive Emails

On January 19th, Microsoft disclosed that a group of Russian state-sponsored hackers, known as Nobelium or Midnight Blizzard, infiltrated its corporate systems and accessed sensitive emails from members of its leadership team. New details have now emerged explaining how the attackers gained entry and what they were after. The initial breach occurred in late November [...]

Russian Hackers Breach Microsoft, Stealing Sensitive Emails2024-02-21T12:54:27-05:00

October 2023: Changes to Exchange Online

October has been a busy month of changes for Exchange Online users. This article summarizes recent updates and announcements from Microsoft on the Exchange Team Blog. 1) Farewell to Remote PowerShell in Exchange Online Earlier this year, Microsoft officially depreciated the Remote PowerShell Protocol (RPS) in Exchange Online. This month, RPS is no longer available [...]

October 2023: Changes to Exchange Online2023-10-18T18:08:53-04:00

Milestone Achievement: Messageware Software in 55 Countries

Great news - Messageware has reached a significant milestone in its journey. Our software is now used in an impressive 55 countries worldwide! Our dedicated team of experts continuously improve our Microsoft Exchange Server security software to stay ahead of ever-evolving cyber threats. We’re proud of our growing client base: 2500+ enterprises in all industries; [...]

Milestone Achievement: Messageware Software in 55 Countries2023-08-10T16:12:12-04:00

Microsoft Exchange ProxyNotShell Vulnerability Explained and How to Mitigate It

ProxyShell and ProxyLogon are two high severity exploits against Microsoft Exchange Servers discovered in 2021. Both vulnerabilities enable threat actors to perform remote code execution on vulnerable systems. A year later, another easily exploitable vulnerability named ProxyNotShell is threatening unpatched Exchange Servers. Here's a great article we recommend you read: Microsoft Exchange ProxyNotShell vulnerability explained [...]

Microsoft Exchange ProxyNotShell Vulnerability Explained and How to Mitigate It2022-12-19T07:41:19-05:00

Microsoft launches quarterly Cyber Security Intelligence Brief

Microsoft has just launched a quarterly cyber threat intelligence brief branded Cyber Signals. The new publication offers an expert perspective into the current threat landscape, discussing trending tactics, techniques, and strategies used by the world’s most prolific threat actors.  Cyber Signals is aimed at Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Privacy Officers, and their teams, as they continue [...]

Microsoft launches quarterly Cyber Security Intelligence Brief2022-06-14T06:54:14-04:00

Microsoft Releases Emergency Y2K22 Patch For On-Prem Exchange Server

As we all ushered in the New Year, a date check failure in Exchange Server 2016 and 2019 made it impossible for Exchange servers to accommodate the year 2022. The bug, dubbed 'the Y2K22 bug' prevented on-premise Microsoft Exchange servers from sending millions of emails. Fortunately, Microsoft was quick to act and has released an [...]

Microsoft Releases Emergency Y2K22 Patch For On-Prem Exchange Server2022-06-14T06:56:46-04:00

Messageware Launches EPG to Combat Protocol Hacks

Messageware’s Exchange Protocol Guard (EPG) gives organizations peace of mind that their key messaging protocols are protected. Toronto – Jan 23, 2020: Messageware, Inc., the leader in Microsoft Exchange security and productivity tools, today announced the release of Messageware Exchange Protocol Guard (EPG). Messageware EPG is unique in that it provides on-premises Microsoft Exchange Servers [...]

Messageware Launches EPG to Combat Protocol Hacks2020-08-04T09:32:11-04:00

DoD Contractors … Is your Exchange Outlook Web Email DFARS Compliant?

Department of Defense (DoD) contractors and suppliers must ensure they are compliant with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). What is DFARS? In 2015, the DoD reported that hackers had stolen over 21 million personally identifiable records of government employees, contractors, and their families from The Office of Personnel Management. In response to this incident [...]

DoD Contractors … Is your Exchange Outlook Web Email DFARS Compliant?2019-08-24T02:24:13-04:00

The Challenges Companies Face Moving to Outlook Web

In this post, we talk to Matt Singh, Senior Enterprise Account Manager at Messageware. Matt has been working with Messageware clients for over 10-years and has an intimate knowledge of the key challenges they face when migrating users from desktop Outlook to Outlook Web App (OWA), for Office 365 and on-premises users. Here's what he [...]

The Challenges Companies Face Moving to Outlook Web2019-01-15T10:21:28-05:00

Microsoft Exchange 2016 and Messageware Combine to Create Powerful and Secure Messaging

TORONTO - Oct. 7, 2015 - Messageware www.messageware.com, the world's leading provider of enterprise productivity and security solutions for Microsoft Exchange, today announced the release of seven Messageware software products for Exchange 2016. Organizations that are planning to adopt Exchange 2016 can now implement these essential products. With Messageware 2016, administrators easily apply their corporate security policies and users [...]

Microsoft Exchange 2016 and Messageware Combine to Create Powerful and Secure Messaging2022-06-11T12:04:13-04:00

Messageware Solutions for Exchange 2016 – Powerful and Secure Messaging

Congratulations to the Microsoft Exchange team on the release of Exchange 2016! Exchange Server 2016  brings innovation to a broad set of areas, including individual productivity, team collaboration, and information governance. In the words of Microsoft: “Most of the new features in Exchange Server 2016 were birthed in the cloud and then refined in a [...]

Messageware Solutions for Exchange 2016 – Powerful and Secure Messaging2023-08-29T06:00:59-04:00