Bitlocker now FIPS 140-2 Certified for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008

Just a quick one: We received the FIPS 140-2 certification for Bitlocker in Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008. The certificates were posted on the CMVP website on November 25th. The Security Policy Document along with the certificates can be viewed at,, and


IMPORTANT: IE Vulnerability: Out of Band Release Scheduled for Tomorrow

Just as a short notice: We just started to communicate that we will release a security update for the Internet Explorer vulnerability. At the moment, the update is schedule to be released approx 10:00 am PST (19:00 CET) tomorrow. Have a look at the Advanced Notification which you can find here: Please start immediately…