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Understanding Meltdown & Spectre: What To Know About New Exploits That Affect Virtually All CPUs

https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/SpeculationControl/1.0.2

https://www.anandtech.com/show/12214/understanding-meltdown-and-spectre

Meltdown and Spectre: A closer look at the recent CPU security flaws and how to protect yourself

https://www.onmsft.com/news/meltdown-and-spectre-a-closer-look-at-the-recent-cpu-security-flaws-and-how-to-protect-yourself

Microsoft responds to AMD and Intel processor exploits, now rolling out emergency fix:

https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-responds-to-amd-and-intel-processor-exploits-now-rolling-out-emergency-fix

Microsoft to release emergency Windows Update to address Intel, AMD processors security concerns

https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-to-release-emergency-windows-update-to-address-intel-amd-processors-security-concerns

KB4056892 bugs: Install fails, browser crashes, PC freezes, and more

http://windowsreport.com/kb4056892-issues/

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre:

https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/microsoft-powershell-meltdown-spectre-script/

Verifying Spectre / Meltdown protections remotely:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ralphkyttle/2018/01/05/verifying-spectre-meltdown-protections-remotely/

Lawsuits stack up against Intel over Meltdown and Spectre bugs:

https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/intel-meltdown-spectre-lawsuits/

Google answers your questions about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities:

https://www.blog.google/topics/google-cloud/answering-your-questions-about-meltdown-and-spectre/

https://www.onmsft.com/news/intel-plans-to-patch-90-of-processors-from-past-5-years-by-the-end-of-next-week

https://newsroom.intel.com/news-releases/intel-issues-updates-protect-systems-security-exploits/

Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems:

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/microsoftsecure/2018/01/09/understanding-the-performance-impact-of-spectre-and-meltdown-mitigations-on-windows-systems/

Announcing the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit (QDK)

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Microsoft : Products Reaching End of Support for 2017/2018

Putin signs VPN ban in Russia, comes into effect from November 1

Microsoft makes 5 major announcements at Inspire 2017 (old WPC), including Microsoft 365

Introducing Microsoft 365

https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/07/10/introducing-microsoft-365/

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365

Today at Inspire, Satya Nadella unveiled Microsoft 365, which brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security.

To address the commercial needs from the largest enterprise to the smallest business, we are introducing Microsoft 365 Enterprise E3/E5 (this will replace SPE 3/5) and Microsoft 365 Business.

https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-365-announced-bringing-together-windows-10-and-office-365-subscriptions

Microsoft 365 introduced today at Inspire, brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility, Security:

https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-365-introduced-today-at-inspire-brings-together-office-365-windows-10-and-enterprise-mobility-security

https://www.heise.de/ix/meldung/Unternehmensdienste-aus-der-365-Cloud-Microsoft-as-a-Service-3768366.html

Massive Ransomware Attack (WannaCry) now: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010 – Critical – has fix

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx

Security Guidance for Customers: WannaCrypt Cyber-attack, Patch, Microsoft Updates & Best Practices (WannaCry or .wncry Ransomware):

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/compilations/2017/05/15/dealing-with-wannacrypt-or-wannacry-or-wncry/

https://www.neowin.net/news/massive-ransomware-attack-hits-over-70-countries-possibly-derived-from-nsa-tech

WannaCry: Angriff mit Ransomware legt weltweit Zehntausende Rechner lahm

https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/WannaCry-Angriff-mit-Ransomware-legt-weltweit-Zehntausende-Rechner-lahm-3713235.html

Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/05/12/customer-guidance-for-wannacrypt-attacks/

WannaCry ransomware attack:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WannaCry_ransomware_attack

 

SCCM Reporting:

http://larsenconfigmgr.blogspot.co.at/2017/05/wannacry-patch-compliance-report.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/SCCM/comments/6bb81j/is_there_a_good_report_i_can_run_to_verify_all/

Status of Update per Update ID from WSUS server:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sudheesn/2017/05/16/status-of-update-per-update-id-from-wsus-server/

ConfigMgr SQL queries for helping the IT Pro report on KBs related to MS17-010:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2017/05/15/configuration-manager-sql-queries-to-help-it-pros-report-on-kbs-related-to-wannacrypt/

Patches That Fix the Vulnerability For MS17-010:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sudheesn/2017/05/17/patches-that-fix-the-vulnerability-for-ms17-010/

 

Powershell:

$servername = Get-Content [path]  #enter the  input path

foreach($sname in $servername)

{
Get-HotFix -ComputerName $sname | where hotfixid -match "[KB serarch]" | Select-Object Description,Hotfixid,Installedon |Export-Csv [Outputpath] -Append 
}

WannaCry/WannaCrypt and other Ransomware:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/undocumentedfeatures/2017/05/23/wannacrywannacrypt-and-other-ransomware/