With Valentine's Day around the corner, it would be a terrible time to get infected. Time to "patch up" your connections - Microsoft and Adobe fix critical flaws on Patch Tuesday http://bit.ly/1bTgpNt
@0xmf Lead might be a bit strong. They didn't exactly invent the new stuff, but they are certainly pushing harder for adoption than others. It could further alienate Windows 8 if it doesn't work, as some sites may not work without RC4. High risk.
Lead, follow or get out of the way. Not something you usually associate with Microsoft, but they are leading the way in adopting new cryptographic standards before the old ones break http://bit.ly/1hHbDXT
Microsoft issues emergency advisory for zero-day exploit being used against Internet Explorer users. All versions need to apply either the Fix it or use the EMET tool to better protect IE. http://bit.ly/1dnc58j
As more organizations move toward cloud services the phishing attempts continue to ramp up. After the attacks on The New York Times and Twitter, now may be the time to spend extra effort on educating your staff. http://bit.ly/1dsIvBz